logo squaretradeThird-party warranty provider SquareTrade has announced that it is expanding its warranty coverage to include jailbroken iPhones, a procedure that voids the standard Apple warranty.

The policy change affects new and existing coverage holders, according to a report from CNET.

No word yet on if this extends to iPads and iPods, which SquareTrade also covers as part of its warranty service. The three gadgets share the same operating system.

A 2-year SquareTrade warranty for the iPhone 4S is available for $99.99, including accidental damage protection with a $50 deductible.

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154 months ago
A side by side comparison of SquareTrade's warranty with Apple's AppleCare would be quite interesting. :D
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Rocketman Avatar
154 months ago
Wow, the free market actually works.
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bushido Avatar
154 months ago
well its not like a jb could break anything, besides ... just restore and no one will know uve ever jailbroken it
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Dustman Avatar
154 months ago
^^ Once an iPhones jailbroken all you need to do is remove the Power management plist file to overclock. Not an app per se.
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celo48 Avatar
154 months ago
Smart move!
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likemyorbs Avatar
154 months ago
It might have something to do with the fact that you can't physically damage an ios device by modifying software.

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Steve Jobs must be rolling over in his grave.

Yeah, are you talking about the same guy who marketed a device that tricks telephone services to let you make long distance calls for free? :rolleyes:
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