iPhone 4 and 3GS Continued to Lead U.S. Smartphone Sales in Q3

While the sheer number of available Android devices has resulted in the platform surpassing Apple’s iOS in popularity, Apple’s limited portfolio of devices remained popular even as customers looked forward to updated hardware that arrived last month in the form of the iPhone 4S. According to NPD, the iPhone 4 and 3GS continued to hold the ... Continue Reading →

Siri Successfully Ported to iPhone 3GS [Video]

Right after Siri has been ported to the iPhone 4, iPad 1 and iPod touch 4G, today,Chpwn and Steve Troughton-Smith have successfully ported Siri to the iPhone 3GS, reports Ryan Petrich. Siri on 3G S courtesy of @chpwn and @stroughtonsmith: http://rpetri.ch/siri3gs (working on Activator integration) You can watch a demonstration video below. No word yet ... Continue Reading →

iPhone 3GS now free, iPhone 4 8GB announced for $99

Some news from Let’s Talk iPhone event today will please a lot of people don’t need the latest, greatest devices out there. Rather then removing the iPhone 3GS from their device line up, you’ll now be able to pick one up for free with carrier agreements and the oft rumored, and now freshly announced iPhone 4 8GB will be going for $99. ... Continue Reading →

iPhone 3GS to be Offered Free on Contract?

Apple will reportedly keep its iPhone 3GS alive and offer it free with a service contract or $399 unsubsidized, says RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky.AppleInsider reports that ahead of Tuesday’s iPhone event, analyst Mike Abramsky with RBC Capital Markets said he expects Apple to introduce a refreshed iPhone this week, likely to be branded ... Continue Reading →

iPhone 3GS no longer available this fall?

Update: A tipster at an Orange UK store in London has let us know that the carrier has told employees that the iPhone 3GS is no longer available. See image below Although it seems likely that Apple will soon discontinue its legacy iPhone 3GS, some reports have said that Apple will retain the device as its cost-effective pre-paid option. Others, including ... Continue Reading →

BGR: Inexpensive iPhone launching end of summer for $350

In an exclusive report, Boy Genius Report’s Jonathan Geller says that Apple is about to launch an inexpensive iPhone costing $350 by the end of summer: According to our source, Apple will indeed be launching a prepaid / lower cost iPhone this year. We are told the handset will retail for no more than $350 without contract. Ready for the really ... Continue Reading →

iPhone 3GS will be Free With Contract Once iPhone 5 is Released?

RBC Capital Markets General Manager Mike Abramsky believes Apple will make the iPhone 3GS available at $0 with contract once the iPhone 5 is released, reports BGR. In a note to investors on Wednesday, RBC Capital Markets General Manager Mike Abramsky claims Apple is expected to finally offer the phone for free in an effort to aggressively attack mid-market ... Continue Reading →
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iPhone 3GS Will Not Support iOS 5.x?

Mobile-Review Editor-in-Chief Eldar Murtazin is reporting that Apple will drop support for the iPhone 3GS in iOS 5.x. Murtazin made the following tweet earlier today. Just one comment. Apple iPhone 3Gs wont be upgradable to iOS 5.x. iPhone 4 will. The source of Murtazin’s statement is unclear; however, considering that iOS 5.x is supposed to be ... Continue Reading →

iOS 5 LockScreen for iPhone 5, iPhone 4, iPhone3GS

With news regarding iOS 5 starting to pick up, more speculation is being made about what Apple will do with the next iteration of iOS. A new notification system is one of the most requested features for iOS 5. The current system has been highly criticized for years. Will Apple totally revamp its system for notifications in iOS 5? There’s a good ... Continue Reading →

iOS 4.3.3 for iPhone 4, 3GS coming soon?

Sometime in the next few weeks Apple will release a free iOS software update that: 1) reduces the size of the crowd-sourced Wi-Fi hotspot and cell tower database cached on the iPhone, 2) ceases backing up this cache, and 3) deletes this cache entirely when Location Services is turned off. 4) In the next major iOS software release the cache ... Continue Reading →