I happened to buy my iPhone 3G a couple of weeks before the 3GS was launched. Now, with the iPhone 4 on the market, and just a little after a year of buying it, my 3G is already two generations old. So embarrasing. I upgraded my iOS to 4.0 for a couple of days, but […]
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Is the iPhone 3G becoming extinct?

I happened to buy my iPhone 3G a couple of weeks before the 3GS was launched. Now, with the iPhone 4 on the market, and just a little after a year of buying it, my 3G is already two generations old. So embarrasing.

I upgraded my iOS to 4.0 for a couple of days, but that made my iPhone 3G frustratingly slow. So I moved back to 3.1.3. The feeling of being obsolete is quietly developing.

The newest release of Twitter for iPhone (the official app) doesn’t work on my iPhone anymore. What their site says about this situation is pretty much “we know it crashes, we are working on it”. But I really think that as soon as I close my browser, they laugh at us 3.1.3 users. Thank God we still have Osfoora. (Update: Twitter for iPhone 3.0.3 is out and fully working on 3.1.3… if only I had something interesting to tweet).

Qik, my first choice for videorecording, doesn’t work either. They throw an upfront “sorry, no Qik for you”. At least they don’t give us fake hopes.

How long do you think we can survive? Should we move on to 4.0? Is the 3G on its way to extinction?

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