If I get new iPhone 3G can I still use my old one as a "spare" if battery dies etc.?

GSY

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I can't see why not since it's probably just a SIM card swap but I'd appreciate answers from those with more knowledge than me.
 

Quake97

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I read something today that you'll be able to unbrick the old iPhone and essentially use it as an iPod, but that may not be what you're looking for.

Joe
 

Ezekiel2517

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you know ive wondered this too.. I think they should let you be able to use the old one without having to unlock it seeing as many people already have the v1.
 

ColsTiger

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Soo...what is this "tool" thats coming with it?
Well they haven't shown us just yet, but I would guess that it looks similar to a plastic thumb tack only it will be Apple quality. I can't wait to see the first post pop up on the board about the quality of the sim card tool that came with their new iPhone 3G. :cool:
 

psylichon

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There will surely be third-party replacement options for that SIM extraction tool, also.

Monster will likely make one that costs $49.99.
 

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Well they haven't shown us just yet, but I would guess that it looks similar to a plastic thumb tack only it will be Apple quality. I can't wait to see the first post pop up on the board about the quality of the sim card tool that came with their new iPhone 3G. :cool:
I bet it just a paperclip with an Apple logo on it:p