STEVE INSKEEP, host:
People who love Skype might like to use it on the most hyped phone in history. The trouble is that the iPhone is linked exclusively to AT&T. You can't use any other companies.
One group announced that it has software that frees the iPhone so you could use other companies, and they were planning to sell that software until they got a 3:00 a.m. phone call from AT&T's legal team over the weekend.
You can, however, still find the instructions that a 17-year-old posted on the Web. He revealed how to unlock the iPhone, provided you are willing to attack your pricy phone with a soldering gun.
It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
And I'm Renee Montagne.
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