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How to enable or disable FaceTime over cellular on iPhone and iPad

FaceTime is a great tool for video chatting but can also use a lot of data. If you've got a limited data plan, you can quickly blow through it if you're using FaceTime too much over the cellular network. If you're worried about receiving calls and eating through your data plan faster than you'd like, you can disable FaceTime over cellular so you'll only receive FaceTime calls when connected to WiFi.

Here's how.

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Jailbroken iPhones Can Disable the 'Killswitch'

Obviously, this tip won't apply to everyone. The 'killswitch' is there to remotely remove potentially malicious apps on your iPhone. Apple has stated before that to not have a 'killswitch' would simply be negligible on their part. So if Apple is activating the 'killswitch' they'll have good reason. But for those who would rather keep all the Apps that may not be okay by Apple's standards, this is the easiest way to disable the 'killswitch'.

So for those with jailbroken iPhones, you can sleep a little easier at night knowing that you've turned Big Brother off. Simply point your jailbroken iPhone to Cydia and download BossPrefs and you'll see the switch to switch off the 'killswitch'. Viva La Revolucion.

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How To: Disable or Reset Location Services for iPhone 2.0

Thanks to CoreLocation in the iPhone SDK, Apps can make use of WiFi, Cell, and A-GPS (for the iPhone 3G) information to keep track of where you are. Your Twitter feed can be tagged with your current location, or can show you just those contacts in a certain vicinity. A movie app can automatically fetch show times for all the theaters in a certain radius. A to-do app can pop up location-based (rather than just time-based) alerts, reminding you to help your mom change a lightbulb next time you're there, or ping you when you pass the electronics store so you remember to pick up that cable you need.

Convenient? You bet. Powerful? A game changer. Invasive? Er... Could certainly be.

What if you don't always want whereabouts broadcast, if you don't want everyone to know (or potentially be able to find out) where you are, when you're out shopping, where that picture of your child was taken?

Read on to find out how apps ask for permission to use your location, how you can change your mind and make them ask you again, or how you can turn off location services completely.

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