The White House officially responded to a petition to make cellphone unlocking legal again. The verdict? People should be able to do what they want with their devices. But — and you knew there was a but — nothing much may change soon.
It’s great that iOS works the way it does out of the box, but annoying that power users can’t dig into the settings and start tinkering with things in ways that we’ve been able to do for decades on PCs.
You’re free to jailbreak your iPhone and do as you please with it, but if you want to run the same jailbreak tool on a larger device running the same exact operating system, you may be breaking the law.