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Topic: iPhone 3G

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.


Game Center not compatible with iPhone 3G in iOS 4.1 beta 3

08/04/2010, 07:08 am

Both the iPhone 3G and second-generation iPod touch are not compatible with Apple's forthcoming Game Center application in the latest beta of iOS 4.1.


Apple looking into iOS 4 problems on iPhone 3G

07/28/2010, 08:07 pm

After numerous reports of problems, Apple is investigating the performance of the iPhone 3G when running iOS 4.


Apple rumored to release iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone today

07/15/2010, 08:07 am

A new rumor has stated that Apple will release an iPhone software update in the form of iOS 4.0.1 on Thursday, a day before the company has scheduled a press conference to talk about the iPhone 4.


Hackers release 'jailbreak' of iOS 4 for Apple's iPhone 3GS

06/23/2010, 09:06 am

Users can now run unauthorized code on their iOS 4-equipped iPhone 3GS, as well as iPhone 3G and iPod touch, thanks to the latest software "jailbreak" released by hackers.


Inside iOS 4: Missing features for iPhone 3G users

06/22/2010, 06:06 pm

Apple disabled support for some features in iOS 4 to shoehorn the new release into the processing constraints and memory footprint of the 2008 iPhone 3G and second generation iPod touch. Here's what's missing and why.


Apple releases iOS 4 for iPhone, iPod touch

06/21/2010, 01:06 pm

Apple's latest operating system upgrade for the iPhone, iOS 4, was released Monday, packed with over 100 new features including multitasking and folders.


Verizon corrects Droid X ad error touting 720p screen

06/17/2010, 04:06 pm

A Verizon Wireless web promo for its Droid-branded Android phones originally promoted the upcoming Droid X as having a "720p screen," stoking some brief excitement that iPhone 4 and its Retina Display might be eclipsed, at least until the error was corrected.


AT&T sold out of iPhone 3G before Apple's next-gen announcement

06/04/2010, 11:06 am

With just a few days to go before Apple is expected to formally announce its fourth-generation iPhone, the low-end iPhone 3G is now reportedly out of stock at U.S. carrier AT&T.


Walmart to sell Apple's 16GB iPhone 3GS for $97

05/24/2010, 08:05 pm

Walmart has revealed that it will begin selling the 16GB iPhone 3GS for $97 this week, more than $100 off of Apple's $199 suggested retail price.


Apple stops shipping iPhone 3G to AT&T stores - rumor

05/24/2010, 03:05 pm

With two weeks to go before Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, a new rumor states that the handset maker has stopped shipping the 8GB iPhone 3G to AT&T stores.


Apple's latest iPhone OS 4 beta adds customizable user dictionary

05/19/2010, 09:05 pm

Users will be able to add and edit their own words to the iPhone's dictionary when Apple delivers the iPhone OS 4 software upgrade to the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS this summer.


Visa, Apple aim to simplify transactions with wireless iPhone payments

05/06/2010, 11:05 am

This summer, Visa will make it possible for iPhone users to wave their device in front of a contactless payment terminal to make transactions, thanks to an Apple-certified hardware accessory.


Chinese iPhone gets Wi-Fi, Apple granted iPhone design patent

05/04/2010, 09:05 am

An updated iPhone with support for the Chinese national standard for Wi-Fi has received regulatory approval in China, while in the U.S. Apple was awarded a patent for ownership of the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS design.


Nearly 30% of Apple's first-gen iPhones are still in use - report

04/27/2010, 10:04 am

Just 2 percent of all iPhone OS handsets still in use are Apple's first-generation iPhone, but a new calculation estimates that amounts to nearly 30 percent of the 6.1 million iPhones sold between June 2007 and July 2008.


A closer look at new Photos, iPod, Folders features in iPhone OS 4

04/13/2010, 03:04 pm

Packed with more than 100 new features, Apple's forthcoming iPhone OS 4 update brings changes both major and subtle to the existing integrated applications. Included are a look at changes to the Photos and iPod applications, as well as the new Folders feature.


Apple again sells contract-free, carrier-locked US iPhones

03/22/2010, 08:03 pm

Like it did in March of last year, Apple this week at its retail stores began selling the iPhone at an unsubsidized price without the standard two-year AT&T contract agreement. Also as before, the phone, which costs as much as $700, remains locked to the exclusive U.S. wireless provider.


Apple now allowing iPhone apps to make VoIP calls over 3G networks

01/27/2010, 11:01 pm

In an update to its iPhone SDK, Apple is now permitting apps to make VoIP calls over 3G wireless networks, an option that was once only available over a WiFi connection.


Third Nokia lawsuit accuses Apple of multiple patent violations

01/04/2010, 11:01 am

Nokia has filed a another lawsuit against Apple, with a new federal complaint that alleges the Cupertino, Calif., company has infringed on several "implementation patents," the same cited in an ITC suit filed last week.


More evidence surfaces of 8GB iPhone 3GS replacing $99 iPhone 3G

12/29/2009, 05:12 pm

A new, speedier 8GB iPhone 3GS is once again rumored to replace the existing $99 iPhone 3G, this time evidenced by an alleged label referencing a new model.