Just like iOS; Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform is a well monitored and closed system. All apps that are submitted for Marketplace goes through a strict screening process. If an app is found to be violating guidelines set by Microsoft, then well, it is rejected and sent back to the drawing board.
The Long-awaited unlocking tool ChevronWP7 is now available for Windows Phone 7 devices. The news comes from WinRumors - a blog dedicated to covering all things Microsoft - in a post where they talk about the launch of ChevronWP7 and its uses for developers and general Windows Phone enthusiasts.
The ChevronWP7 Windows Phone 7 unlocking team have announced a new, low cost way for developers to unlock devices in an attempt to remove one of the barriers to entry for independent devs.
NoDo, the elusive Windows Phone 7 update that brings such liveliness as copy and paste to the platform has been rolling out slowly for a week or so now. The problem is, you need to wait for your particular carrier to deem you worthy of such a fantastic update, as if you haven't suffered enough. Now thanks to a clever chappy with a blog post, you too can copy and paste to your heart's content.
Impressed with how Microsoft dealt with the Chevron WP7 (Windows Phone 7 jailbreak/unlock) team, Geohot updated his site today with a small message that read: “perhaps a more appropriate way to deal with jailbreakers I'm going out to buy a Windows 7 phone”.
The first user-friendly Windows Phone 7 jailbreak has been released. Its called ChevronWP7 and it has been developed by well known and respected Microsoft community enthusiasts Rafael Rivera, Long Zheng and Chris Walsh.