I'm new so sorry for the dumb question

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  1. Avaj

    Avaj New Member

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    I just got iPod touch 2gen

    Trying to learn how to use it to its full potential

    I keeping see jailbreak? What is that or what does it mean?

    Please forgive me for my ignorance, I'm totally new to this.
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    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    Jailbreaking or "Privilege Escalation" allows you to run unsigned code, things not allowed by Apple. And also allows for other stuff like customization and other stuff Apple doesn't allow.

    Now if those are unimportant to you, you don't need to Jailbreak. The App Store is good enough, 10,000 apps is quite useful and takes quite a long time to get through them.
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    I'm sorry I'm still confused.

    What kind of stuff can you customize? Run codes, what does that mean?
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    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    You can modify the user interface of your home screen. Custom icons, custom background, etc. And, depending on what Apps you install (I don't mean App Store App. I mean Jailbreak apps, apps developed by and for the Jailbreak community) you can drastically drain your battery even further.
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    So I wouldn't want to jailbreak because of battery life?

    I think I better leave well enough alone. Stick to what is provided. I guess I got A LOT of learning to do.
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    Also, there currently is no jailbreak for the 2nd Generation iPod Touch. So there really isn't anything to worry about at all. Check the link marked "Free iPhone Apps" in my signature to get you started with some neat, useful, and Free Apps to play around with. All are on the App Store.
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    you beat me to it >.<
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    Is there a section that talks about wi-fi because I'm kind of confused on that as well?

    Thanks for your response and help.
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    what questions do you have about wifi?
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    apple said it is free in starbucks, i went to starbucks and it came up att & tmobile and asked me to pay

    i have tmobile, so do i need to pay for t-mobile hot spots??

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