kdawson from the good-luck-getting-paid dept.
CNN reports details of a group of anonymous programmers who are planning to sell iPhone unlocking software on the Internet. They demonstrated the software hack for CNN and had a T-Mobile sim card working moments after removing the AT&T sim card. This is bound to stir up a lot of controversy: in the US iPhones are supposed to work only on the AT&T network in the first two years according to their agreement with Apple.
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.