Oh, did I forget to mention that I can take control of your iPhone whenever I want?
Apple CEO Steve Jobs has confirmed that the iPhone 3G has a kill switch that can remotely remove software from the devices.
Jobs told The Wall Street Journal that Apple needs the capability in case it inadvertently allows a malicious program — such as an application that steals user’s personal data — to be distributed to iPhones through its App Store.
“Hopefully we never have to pull that lever, but we would be irresponsible not to have a lever like that to pull,” Jobs said.
Switch Not Used
Jobs’ statement reveals Apple hasn’t used the kill switch yet, but the company did remove an application from the App Store last week.