x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.
  • Home
  • News
  • ChevronWP7 team sells 10 000 Windows Phone Unlock tokens, runs out

ChevronWP7 team sells 10 000 Windows Phone Unlock tokens, runs out

Posted: , by Daniel P.

Tags:

ChevronWP7 team sells 10 000 Windows Phone Unlock tokens, runs out
The popular ChevronWP7 team, which is behind the Developer Unlock tokens for Windows Phone, has sold 10 000 of them for $9 apiece already. 

That's the whole batch that got authorized by Microsoft, and the guys are apparently thinking of ordering more due to this popular demand.

Unfortunately that means now you either have to get the official developer kit from Redmond for $99, or install some of the unofficial ROMs in order to unlock your Windows Phone device and gain all the benefits.

ChevronWP7 team sells 10 000 Windows Phone Unlock tokens, runs out
Installing custom Windows Phone firmware is not for the faint of heart, though, and requires a great deal of affinity for tinkering with your handset. Hopefully Microsoft will authorize some more tokens for the ChevronWP7 guys, as $90 000 worth of sales definitely shows a healthy interest in the unlock tool.

source: WMPU

3 Comments
  • Options
    Close




posted on 02 Jan 2012, 08:48

1. sdsddfadfasdfasd (Posts: 3; Member since: 02 Jan 2012)


i was gonna get a chevron....but what this article dont mention is that for this to work you need to download about 1gb of programs to unlock (net framework....sdk tools etc etc)/......so i decided it was not worth all this hassle just to have more theme colors....more theme colors should be standard,,,,,microsoft faikled to realise this and now they have failed big time

posted on 02 Jan 2012, 11:47 2

2. jjbinkes (Posts: 6; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Soooo you don't like wp7 because it doesn't come with more home screen colors? How is that a fail?

posted on 02 Jan 2012, 12:41 1

3. AhmadAlsayegh (Posts: 254; Member since: 18 Jul 2011)


hmm, not trying to ruin the guy's business, but if you have a Samsung you can interop unlock your phone in less than a minute

EDIT: and yah, for free

Want to comment? Please login or register.

Latest stories