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Topic: iPhone 3G

Hackers continue to tweak Apple's obsolete iOS 3.1.3 for legacy iPhones, iPods

12/31/2013, 03:12 pm

Even as Apple's first- and second-generation iPhone and iPod touch gain "vintage" status, intrepid programming group "whited00r" is working to bring many of iOS's latest features, like Control Center, to the geriatric devices.

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From first-gen iPhone to 5s, all eight models put to speed test

09/30/2013, 10:09 am

The evolution of Apple's iPhone from the original model through the new 5s and 5c was shown off recently in a new video that pits all eight released versions of the bestselling handset against each other in a test of speed.

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Verizon asks Obama to intervene in Apple v. Samsung case, prevent impending iPhone ban

07/25/2013, 12:07 pm

Verizon's top lawyer penned an editorial this week asking President Barack Obama to prevent the U.S. International Trade Commission from barring the sales of some older iPhones.

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Apple's iPhone now the 'digital camera of choice' among consumers

03/28/2012, 11:03 am

Apple's iPhone has become the de facto choice for consumers who use a digital camera, new statistics from the photo sharing service Flickr show.

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Apple pulls all 3G iOS devices but iPhone 4S from German online store

02/03/2012, 08:02 am

Apple has removed all 3G/UMTS-capable iPad and iPhone models from its German online store in response to an injunction based on a wireless standard FRAND patent owned by Motorola Mobility.

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iPhone 4S users consume nearly twice as much data as iPhone 4 - study

01/06/2012, 03:01 am

A wireless industry study has found that iPhone 4S owners on average use roughly twice as much data as iPhone 4 owners and three times as much as iPhone 3G users.

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Motorola wins major injunction against Apple's iPhone, iPad in Germany

12/09/2011, 08:12 am

Motorola Mobility on Friday won a major patent infringement decision against Apple in Germany, a ruling that includes an injunction against the iPhone and 3G-capable iPads.

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iPhone 4S quickly jumps to second-most popular camera phone on Flickr

11/22/2011, 01:11 am

Little more than a month after arriving on the market, Apple's latest handset has already become the second-most popular camera phone on photo sharing website Flickr, behind only its predecessor, the iPhone 4.

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Judge tosses "iBrick" lawsuit over iOS 4 slowing iPhone 3G

11/10/2011, 05:11 pm

A California woman seeking a class action lawsuit against Apple after being dissatisfied with her iPhone 3G following an update to iOS 4 has had her case thrown out by the judge evaluating the complaint.

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Inside Apple's iPhone 4S: 'S' is for Sales

10/14/2011, 10:10 am

Already drawing record preorders and long lines, Apple's just-launched iPhone 4S is poised to become the best selling smartphone yet in the history of the company.

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Apple's iPhone ranks in middle of pack for radiation

06/03/2011, 02:06 am

As concerns grow over the potential negative health effects of cell phone radiation, Apple's iPhones have been noted as producing average amounts of radiation, while several Motorola handsets are rated as emitting the most.

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Rumor: iOS 5 won't run on Apple's iPhone 3GS

05/24/2011, 03:05 pm

A new rumor claims that Apple's next-generation mobile operating system, iOS 5, won't run on the iPhone 3GS first released in 2009 and still sold as the entry-level iPhone.

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Radio Shack slashes iPhone prices by $50, offering iPhone 4 for $25 with 3GS trade-in

12/04/2010, 10:12 am

In an unprecedented sale designed to boost awareness of its wireless business and create an edge up on the competition, Radio Shack is knocking $50 off all iPhone handsets and offering trade-in incentives that could net customers a brand new iPhone 4 for as little as $25.

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Test shows Apple's iOS 4.2 further improves iPhone 3G performance

11/08/2010, 01:11 pm

Apple's iOS 4.2 software update, set for release this month, offers improved performance on Apple's second-generation iPhone 3G, first released in 2008, a new hands-on demonstration shows.

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Sensational lawsuit accuses Apple of turning iPhone 3G into "iBrick"

11/04/2010, 02:11 am

A class action lawsuit filed in California last week alleges Apple engaged in "unsavory, dishonest and deceptive business practices" by offering its iOS 4 update to iPhone 3G users, all the while knowing that it would render many of the devices unusable.

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Glitch in Apple's iOS 4.1 allows iPhone access without passcode

10/26/2010, 10:10 am

A glitch discovered in iOS 4.1 allows iPhone users to access contacts, call history and voicemail on a passcode-locked handset without knowing the numeric entry required to unlock the phone.

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iPod touch 4G speed, camera, display measured against iPhone 4

09/15/2010, 10:09 am

Apple's latest iPod touch update has been given a direct comparison to the iPhone 4, with new videos that demonstrate the speed, display, and video-taking quality of each device.

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Game Center compatible with 2nd-gen iPod touch, not iPhone 3G

09/07/2010, 03:09 pm

Apple has confirmed that Game Center, its social and gaming networking application included with iOS 4.1, will work on the second-generation iPod touch, but not on the iPhone 3G.

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iOS 4.1 on iPhone 3G shows marked improvement in speed test

09/03/2010, 08:09 pm

As expected, iPhone 3G performance improves considerably when running iOS 4.1 in an informal speed test.

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Inside Apple's iOS 4.1 update: proximity sensor fix, Game Center, more

08/20/2010, 03:08 pm

The forthcoming iOS 4.1 software update will pack a number of fixes for Apple's mobile devices, including a problematic issue with the iPhone 4 proximity sensor. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the latest beta available to developers.

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