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I do however believe that the assertion that are is a long list of things you can't do with the iPhone because it isn't jail broken is bunk.
> Want to turn off the "phone" wireless, while keeping WiFi or Bluetooth
> active? Can't do it without jailbreaking.
> Want to use the iPhone as a means of internet access for your laptop or
> other devices? Can't do it without jailbreaking. (That may change in the
All contracts aside that you've signed with AT&T saying you wouldn't.... actually you can do this without jail breaking. You forget there was even an app for sale at one time that did this.
> Want to be able to share data between two applications on the same
> iPhone? Can't do it without jailbreaking.
Technically you can. Granted it would be far better for Apple to have something built into the API. But again, the iPhone environment has evolved substantially over the past year.
Now will Apple beat random people over the head with the DMCA? We'll see. Given that Apple got the record labels to drop DRM I think they're a little more progressive then some might think they are.
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