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iPhone update out today!


Chris the Ancient

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Apparently stops people grabbing your details if you are in the range of their wi-fi.

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bremner

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The update came out yesterday but I can see any reference to what you describe click here

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Chris the Ancient

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Did you mean *can't* see any reference?

Anyway, it was on BBC Breakfast this morning with Rory Cellyn Jones - about the wi-fi bit.

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bremner

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Should have been can't - will look on BBC thanks

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bremner

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click here

It seems that the wifi issue is one that affects all smartphones and is packet sniffing.

The fix that is in OS4.2, Find My Iphone, allows for the iPhone to be remotely wiped if it is lost or stolen. This has been possible if you have a Mobile Me account since the 3gs was launched in 2009 - it is now available to everyone.

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Chris the Ancient

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Hmmm... Being a newbie(ish) to the iPhone, I hadn't heard of the Find my iPhone app until you told me about it!

Now loaded into my iTunes and phone - in the hope I don't need it!

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ßeta

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Any Jailbreak & Unlock yet for IOS 4.2 ????

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Chris the Ancient

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I have found that 'Find My Phone' doesn't work on a iPhone 3 (as far as I can see) with OS 4.1.2 and then one needs a Mobile Me account (at a cost) even then.

But, a 2nd hand iPhone 3 was all a I could afford.

Oh well...

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bremner

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You are correct it only works on iPhone 4 unless you have a Mobile Me account

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ßeta

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Chris the Ancient

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Interesting!

I might try that later on today.

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