When something is sold out, it’s not Microsoft being evil #

Lots of gnashing of teeth in the Windows Phone world as the ChevronWP7 team, who provide a legal method to unlock any Windows Phone device to run homebrew software, announce they are halting sales of the unlock “token” at 10,000. The reasoning is simple, the contract with Microsoft is for a maximum of 10,000 tokens. It’s not Microsoft being evil, or pulling the rug out from under them, it’s old-fashioned logistics. There were 10,000 units, they are all sold, and the hobby team now have to decide if they want to carry on with a proven market, and all the support issues they need to take care of.

What would be interesting is if Microsoft would provide the same contract to another team to provide an unlocking solution…

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