New gov't rules allow unapproved iPhone apps

An Associated Press reporter holds the Apple iPhone during a product test review in San Francisco, Thursday, June 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

July 27, 2010 5:12:16 AM PDT
Owners of the iPhone will be able to legally unlock their devices so they can run software applications that haven't been approved by Apple Inc., according to new government rules announced Monday.