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Old 12-03-2008, 01:45 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by takeshi View Post
I can't see an OS upgrading affecting the VZW BB lock. If an OS upgrade would have been the solution then VZW BB owners could have been using their internal GPS receivers without VZ Nav long long ago. The "lock" isn't in the OS as we've pointed out many times.
I beleave the long delay of the bold and storm was due to mods in the os and contract nagotiation between the carriers V and ATT. The mods in the OS as far as I can see ... disable GPS and only enable it if ATT Maps installed. Although they say .. other software may work ...

I have a feeling the same will be done with Sling Media.
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