iPhone developers wasted no time creating bootleg apps for the wonder gadget when it launched last year. Now will they storm the App Store or stay “underground” and keep offering nonsanctioned apps that defy Apple’s attempts to control the way the device is used?
There comes a time when an iPhone just isn’t enough. Sure, it’s the best phone on the planet, but some users want to go beyond Apple’s arbitrary rules and restrictions. Maybe they want to run the phone on a network other than AT&T, or maybe they want to use apps that you just can’t find on the App Store. When that happens, it’s time to go underground.
We’ve already implored you to recycle your outdated tech gear, but now we can offer an incentive for those of you who need more than a gentle nudge. There are new ways to earn cold hard cash for your cold dead e-carcasses. They can be refurbished and resold, and you can do your bit to help save the planet--and have extra beer money.
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With Apple, we never know more than we have to, and its upcoming "product transition" is no exception. We know it's coming before Sept. 30, and we know it'll put a strain on the company's gross margins. But if Apple's track record for such announcements is any indictor, we should be ready for something big.