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If you’re a parent and an iPhone owner you probably hear the same plea from little voices on the hour that I do:
“Dad can I play with your iPhone?
The iPod Touch was created with this audience in mind: wee folks who don’t need a cell phone, but would love an iOS device of their own to play Minecraft Mobile and FaceTime Grammy.
The problem: the iPod Touch starts at $199 and can’t easily be bought by the pennies your 5 year old found in the couch.
The solution: your old iPhone that you’re about to trade in for the new model.
With a few steps you can turn that iPhone into a iPod touch that will give you relief in countless situations from the Great Mac and Cheese Delay At CPK to the “How much longer to Grammy’s?” Onslaught of 2012, 2013, and 2014.
But listen, this is not just a simple article telling you how to turn an iPhone into a iPod Touch, this is an EPIC how-to on turning the iPhone into the ULTIMATE iPod Touch with features and apps to delight both you and your progeny, plus security so everyone is safe. (more…)