Third-party gadget warranty service SquareTrade today expanded its coverage, and now supports jailbroken iPhones.
That procedure -- which gives device owners deep system-level access, letting them install third-party software from places other than Apple's App Store -- voids Apple's own warranty, and that from carriers.
A company spokesperson said the change affects both new and existing coverage holders.
According to Vincent Tseng, SquareTrade's VP of strategy, this extends to iPads and iPods, which the company also covers as part of its warranty service. The three gadgets share the same operating system. It's also in effect for … Read more