Magnets + Compass?

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  1. Abcmsaj

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    If I use a magnetic docking system (in particular, this one) with my iPhone 3GS, it will have an effect on the magnetometer compass inside.

    My question is - Will the effect be permanent or just temporary? Because if it's permanent and the compass will no longer work after I've used that car dock, there's no point me buying it.

    Thanks in advance

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    Why would you want to attach a magnet to an electronic device ? Won't it drain the battery ?

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