Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Aug 2010 22:47 UTC
Apple Since interesting news that I'm actually knowledgeable about is still a little hard to come by, I have to work a little harder. This is something interesting to discuss: John Gruber, rather famous Apple blogger, is now arguing that Apple is in fact not fighting the jailbreaking community. Wait, what?
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Voiding the warranty
by WorknMan on Tue 31st Aug 2010 00:48 UTC in reply to "RE: Why are people so delusional?"
WorknMan
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From the article:

Of course, your warranty should void when you jailbreak your phone; this is only natural.


Why? If I buy a new PC, format the hard drive and install whatever I want, should that also void my warranty? And what are smartphones other than pocket-sized PCs?

I wouldn't expect them to support me software-wise if I jailbroke and installed unsupported apps, or if I took iOS off altogether and installed Android, but unless I just completely brick the phone while tinkering with it (user error), shouldn't I still be able to get support if, for example, the home button completely stopped working, or the screen died?

Edited 2010-08-31 00:50 UTC

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