Popular iPhone hacker Geohot has decided to enter into Windows Phone 7 jailbreaking scene.Geohot updated his site today with a small message that read: “perhaps a more appropriate way to deal with jailbreakers I’m going out to buy a Windows 7 phone”.Few monyhs ago,Rafael Rivera, Long Zheng and Chris Walsh, developed ChevronWP7 tool, which allows you to jailbreak and unlock Windows Phone 7.
A few hours later, Brandon Watson, Director of Windows Phone 7 tweeted an open message to Geohot, that read:
#geohot if you want to build cool stuff on #wp7, send me email and the team will give you a phone – let dev creativity flourish #wp7dev
Unlike Apple’s Steve Jobs and Sony’s Howard Stringer, Microsoft is taking a friendly approach to fix the exploits existing in Windows Phone 7 OS.
Both Apple and Sony, this new and friendly approach taken by Microsoft with hackers looks promising for the community, and it will surely help Windows Phone 7 as a platform to grow more rapidly.