Originally Posted by kcartesius
Linux don't tell you what you may do, see.
Right, we need an emoticon that starts at a neutral face and slowly, horrifyingly expands to a smile. Imagine that here.
Enormous enthusiasm, but that faded very quickly when it became apparent that
1) The phone was locked to an operator - unheard of here, then.
Where's 'here' for you? Just to clarify.
3) One could not run anything but allowed apps on it.
Just like every single other phone in virtually every single other country on the planet. Except minus the 'allowed to run absolutely anything but the stuff your carrier put on it' part. Again, knowing where you are will clarify your position.
Additionally, when the phone didn't show up like any USB stick in the Finder, I gave up.
I now use an old Nokia as a simple telephone, and the iPhone as a dictaphone and guitar tuner only.
Maybe should have actually done some research on the purchase, then?
About it being legal or not; who cares?
Jailbreaking isn't illegal. That's the point. Illegal crap is illegal. And pirates get no recourse.
"They" never gave you anything,
Because the best phone ever made, the one that destroyed the telecoms' hold on phone software, isn't "anything.
People being enthusiastic over Siri and stuff; it's the voice of Skynet speaking there, so fight back now (with your wallets and feet at least).
People, don't turn into obedient, programmed consumers just because of some shiny gizmo that goes Beep-Beep.
Strange. Seems that all Linux does is beep.