5 Apps to be added to Touch

iStealth

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The more and more I think about it the $20 is complete B.S. for us so called early adpoters. $20 isn't that much, but if the people who buy one tomorrow get the apps for the same price I originally paid, why am I being punished?
 

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This was a good decision. I'm not so sure about the paying for the update part, but I know it'll be on Apple's side.

A buddy of mine (actually, many buddies) have Touches that they jailbroke only to get these applications on them. Now that won't be necessary.

BTW - I just thought of asking something. Has anybody upgraded a jailbroken phone/touch to 1.1.3 from 1.1.2? If so, did it work? Did you get bricked? I'd like to know so that I can warn the guys not to update if necessary.

- John
 

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Has anyone found this update on the iTunes store yet? Im not sure what category it would be under...
Apple probably hasn't put it up yet. The keynote isn't on their site yet, and I have a feeling they're quite busy over in Cupertino right now.

- John
 

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This was a good decision. I'm not so sure about the paying for the update part, but I know it'll be on Apple's side.

A buddy of mine (actually, many buddies) have Touches that they jailbroke only to get these applications on them. Now that won't be necessary.

BTW - I just thought of asking something. Has anybody upgraded a jailbroken phone/touch to 1.1.3 from 1.1.2? If so, did it work? Did you get bricked? I'd like to know so that I can warn the guys not to update if necessary.

- John
Yeah I have jailbroken and unbroken a few times, I liked the iPhone apps the best, but the charging for them part when new purchasers are getting for free is BS. But I will still pay for them anyway.... I guess..... The only other JB apps I liked were Blackjack and the NES emulator, but I can live with out them.
 

acosmichippo

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are you guys sure these features will come on new iTouches? I haven't seen anything from Apple that says so.

I can't imagine any reason for Apple to charge this fee for pre-existing iTouches, while not adding a premium to new ones... especially so soon after the iPhone price drop fiasco...

i may be wrong, but i bet EVERYONE will have to pay the $20...
 

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wow i just finished watching the keynote.. 20 bucks is hefty..... i wonder though... the google maps workd to touch users from anywhere or they have to be logged on to a wifi hub
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jjvaldez

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are you guys sure these features will come on new iTouches? I haven't seen anything from Apple that says so.

I can't imagine any reason for Apple to charge this fee for pre-existing iTouches, while not adding a premium to new ones... especially so soon after the iPhone price drop fiasco...

i may be wrong, but i bet EVERYONE will have to pay the $20...

just got off an online chat with Apple.com

  • You are chatting with Nadine, an Apple Expert
  • Hi, my name is Nadine. Welcome to Apple!
  • Nadine: Hello
  • Nadine: How may I help you today?
  • You: hello i have a question about ipod touch
  • You: if i order it and get a new one does it come with mail, maps, notes, weather and stocks?
  • Nadine: I'm happy to assist with that.
  • Nadine: Yes they now come with all of those applications
  • You: cool thank just wondering because the people that got it early ave to pay the 20 bucks i didn't wanna pay that
  • You: does it cost more because the new appps or is it just the same price?
  • Nadine: Sam price
  • Nadine: Same*
  • You: thanks
  • You: have a nice day......
  • Nadine: Thank you for visiting the Apple Store. We appreciate your businesss.
 

jjvaldez

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yes... id be too.... that is lame that the new users get it for free and the poople that bought it first get to pay for it ... that is a weird move to make....