Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Nov 2010 19:57 UTC, submitted by Governa
Apple "Apple on Monday said that it plans to release the promised update to iOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The update brings a number of long-awaited iOS 4 features to the iPad and adds the new AirPlay and AirPrint features for all iOS devices. In somewhat of a surprise, owners of the latest iOS devices can now use the Find My iPhone feature for free."
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Find my iPhone
by Stratoukos on Tue 23rd Nov 2010 11:55 UTC
Stratoukos
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2009-02-11

I can't understand why they made the find my iPhone service free only for the latest generation devices (iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G and iPad). I am of course a little bitter, since I own a 3GS, but I really can't see a reason.

The reason probably is to encourage hardware upgrades, but this is usually not Apple's MO. Their MO frequently is "We will screw the old generation if there is a technical reason", but not "We will screw the old generation just to force them to upgrade".

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