GOSHOCK writes: "iPhone thieves may find that crime does not pay. A patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office suggests that Apple has been developing security features for the iPod and the iPhone.
The patent application, Protecting electronic devices from extended unauthorized use, describes a way to prevent mobile devices from being charged following the failure of an authorization check."
"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the
sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
-- Richard P. Feynman