[NTLK] iPhone is not the new Newton (& announcing a Newt sell-off shortly)

Dennis B. Swaney romad at aol.com
Wed Dec 30 18:55:23 EST 2009

Jim Lee wrote:
> Your analogy is flawed.  In order for it to work, the car  
> manufacturer, having learned of your modifications, would have to send  
> out a representative to pour sugar in your gas tank, thereby rendering  
> your car unusable.
> -Jim
> On Dec 30, 2009, at 11:08 AM, Dennis B. Swaney wrote:
>> As for "jailbreaking", Apple's stance is no different than if you  
>> buy a
>> new car, and then make changes to the drivetrain and/or the ECU.

No, it is not. Apple doesn't do anything UNTIL you try to do something 
under the warranty. As long as YOU don't break/brick it, Apple won't 
bother you. However, IF YOU decide to install software that you KNOW 
won't work with a JB iPhone (such as iPhone firmware /OS updates), then 
YOU have, to use your analogy, poured sugar in the tank.

Bottomline, just restore the iPhone to the default settings, install the 
upgrade, then JB the phone again, if you must have both the latest 
firmware/OS AND a JB phone so you can use T-Mobile. Otherwise, what type 
of cheese do you want?

Dennis B. Swaney

Newton MP 2100
iPhone 3GS

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