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View Full Version : $9 is What it Will Cost to Unlock Your Windows Phone 7 Device

Jason Dunn
07-22-2011, 09:30 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.pcworld.com/article/236089/officially_unlock_your_windows_phone_7_phone_for_9.html' target='_blank'>http://www.pcworld.com/article/2360...hone_for_9.html</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"The Windows Phone 7 hacking brigade known as ChevronWP7 are due to release their officially sectioned app, allowing users to install homebrew apps, any day now. Chris Walsh of Chevron has revealed the $9 price tag for their unlocking app in a recent tweet."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1311366102.usr1.jpg" style="border: 0;" /></p><p>So you want to side-load apps onto your Windows Phone 7 device easily? How does paying $9 sound? It seems pretty reasonable to me, though it's unusual for "hacks" like this to cost money. On the flip side, most hacks like this don't come with the blessing of Microsoft. Will you be using the ChevronWP7 unlock method?</p>