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Microsoft Allegedly Warns Against ChevronWP7 Forced NoDo Update

Chris Walsh's tool to get people WP7 has been used by many to get NoDo while their carriers are sitting around with their thumbs up their proverbials. However, Microsoft is apparently not a huge fan of the update, says Unwired. They apparently have been saying: In an info, Microsoft seriously warns to use ChevronWP7.Updater. According to Microsoft, the use of … [Read more...]

With ChevronWP7 Gone, Homebrew Will Remain

The ChevronWP7 team has been in a locked room with the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 guys for a couple of days, and they've just made a blog post about it. While under NDA for much of what they've discussed, the hacker team sounds happy with the progress made, and while Chevron won't work after the next OS update, they're working on a compromise that will allow some degree of … [Read more...]

ChevronWP7 Will Not Work On Next Version Of Windows Phone 7

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ChevronWP7 developer Chris Walsh, who is currently having a nice fireside chat with Microsoft about jailbreaking and app development, as confirmed that ChevronWP7 will not work on the next update for WP7. The minor update, known as NoDo is rumored to bring copy and paste as well as minor other bug fixes — including the death of Chevron. Over Twitter, Walsh retweeted what a … [Read more...]

ChevronWP7 Devs To Meet With Microsoft Regarding Homebrew

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Back in early December, the developers behind ChevronWP7, agreed to remove the unlocking/jailbreaking app that allowed for sideloading apps. At that time, the developers of ChevronWP7 issued this statement: Through this discussion, we established a mutual understanding of our intent to enable homebrew opportunities and to open the Windows Phone 7 platform for broader … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Update Will Kill ChevronWP7

ChevronWp7 — the software exploit that allows unlocking of WP7 — will no longer work with the next version of Windows Phone 7. As confirmed in a blog post, the developers are still talking with Microsoft about homebrew, but the loophole that allows Chevron to function will be closed: Although this has been subtly communicated before, we’d like to reiterate Microsoft has … [Read more...]