iPhone 3.0 Software Released, If You Care about that Sort of Thing

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mikeart03a

The funny thing is that you can get the new firmware free on the Touch legitimately. All you have to is just run a restore, but make sure to nuke the old firmware packages in updates folder, and backup your stuff first, you can find it in (winXP):

C:\documents and settings\YOUR ACCOUNT\application data\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPod Software Updates It's in your users folder on Vista - C:\Users\YOUR ACCOUNT\Application Data....And iTunes will just download the most recent version, atleast that's how I was able to get up to Version 2.0 on my touch without paying.

- mike_ar03a
IT Technician
Gov't of Canada

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neo1piv14

For all the ripping I do on Apple, the iPhone really is a decent piece of hardware all things considered. The only real beef I have with them is how tied it is to iTunes. Since I have to set them up for our employees with exchange support, it gets really irritating having to put iTunes on almost all our computers. One hundred iTunes installations = our IT dept getting iFucked.

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AndyYankee17

wow, they charge for an update?

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Queenof1

I've never heard of charging for an update. If I was inclined to get a Ipod touch, I'm really not gonna, now.

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jcollins

Yeah, they often charge for an update on the Touch.  Ironic that firmware updates are pretty much free on their competitors (and on Bittorrent).

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Digital-Storm

Quickpwn will solve this issue. There is no sence in paying for an update just becaues you own the lesser of the 2. Iphone = free, Ipod Touch = pay. Makes no sence.

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jcollins

It makes perfect sense, they want to dig as much money out of you that they can...

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DravenX

This is why people "steal" software instead of paying for it.  Updates should be free.  This is another reason why I have a Blackberry instead of Iphone or the ipod thing.  Apple is just too greedy.

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