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iPhone OS 3 Update Now Free for iPod Touch Owners?

iPhone OS 3 Update Now Free for iPod Touch Owners?

Posted February 15, 2010 at 3:20pm by iClarified · 14434 views
Apple has reportedly started allowing older iPod touch owners to upgrade to iPhone OS 3 for no charge.

The information comes via PocketGamer's Tracy Erickson,

Syncing a second generation iPod touch today with an older version of the software prompted me to accept the free upgrade. How exciting.

Just as when asked to download and install the latest firmware on an iPhone, iTunes simply asks for confirmation - no signing in to pay for the software.


If anyone can independently confirm this please let us know in the comments...

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Shawn
Shawn - February 16, 2010 at 1:53am
That is TRUE!!! I actually updated my iPod Touch 8GB 1st Gen to 3.1.3 firmware about 10 days ago and I didn't have to pay. I thought it was strange since my brother had to pay to update his second generation iPod Touch to 3.1.2 (few months ago) and had to pay but I didn't.
faizan
faizan - February 17, 2010 at 3:55pm
ht
Tara
Tara - February 15, 2010 at 5:23pm
If is not free. itunes tells me it will cost $4.95 if I want to update to firmware 3.
Mike Murphy
Mike Murphy - February 15, 2010 at 4:47pm
Not so lucky in Canada Should have bought a ZUNE.
Jay
Jay - February 15, 2010 at 3:45pm
OH BOY!
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