Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Jul 2010 17:48 UTC
Legal So, there I am enjoying a nice Gilmore Girls episode after a long day's work, and Engadget's iPhone application brings the good news: the US Library of Congress has added a DMCA exemption for jailbreaking or rooting mobile phones! This is a major blow to Apple, who actively tried to keep jailbreaking a criminal offence, and a major win for everyone who believes that the phone you buy is actually yours, and not the manufacturer's.
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RE[3]: Big Loss for Apple??
by Karitku on Tue 27th Jul 2010 06:55 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Big Loss for Apple??"
Karitku
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Rubbish. Software is software. Changing the software doesn’t void the warranty. At most they can ask you to reformat the device before they will repair it.

Not if that can cause damage to product. Overclocking with software can cause hardware problems that aren't covered by warranty and never will. Perfect example is car "chipping", basicly what you do is rewrite engine parameters that will allow better performance. However if you blow engine or something good luck getting that on warranty.

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