Unlocking 3GS on 05.14.02 w/4.1
So after thinking I had unlocked my limerain jailbroken 3GS using ultrasnow, I went out and signed up for a plan and got a SIM card... surprise, surprise... 'No Service'. Cue interwebs research. The vast majority of articles and blogs that talk about this are from 2010. It seems with newer iphones and software versions people stopped caring about the 3GS...but I care..I have one! It seems devs have forgotten about us! I know the stickies above show that as of May 2011 05.14.02 is un-unlockable, and n1ckn4ame confirmed that as of January of this year, 2012, that was still the case. My questions are as follows.
1: Is 05.14.02 still unlockable? If so, is it known whether a fix is still being worked on or not? I read that it was in the works for the last version of ultrasnow, but then it didn't actually add support for new BBs.
2: If I switch to the ipad BB as a workaround, I understand restoring becomes a pain and GPS functionality is lost. Does this mean all location services cease to work? This doesn't seem so bad, are there any other considerations?
3: If I go the ipad BB route, is there anything else I should do before going ahead with this step? For example, any backing up, upgrading, etc?
4: Is this the only way to get my phone working tonight?
3GS from Rogers, switching to chatr
Thank you very much for taking the time to read this.