iPhone 3GS

iOS 6.1.3 & 6.1.5 3GS/A4 untether Cydia package now available

Dec 23rd - Yesterday the evad3rs team released the evasi0n7 jailbreak for iOS 7.x. This morning @iH8sn0w via his blog gave the community another reason to perk up and take notice. If you have an iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 or 4the gen iPod Touch...

How Does iOS 6 Run on iPhone 3GS? 

Sep 21st - So how is iOS 6 on the 3GS? Not bad, according to Andrew Cunningham of Ars Technica, who subjected his own plastic-backed smartphone to Apple’s latest and greatest version of iOS (now that’s hardcore journalism). The iPhone 3G was notoriously slow running iOS 4, so it’s interesting to see that the 3GS actually fares pretty […]

Apple Will No Longer Offer iPhone 3GS

Sep 14th - As of yesterday, according to AllThingsD, Apple has confirmed that the iPhone 3GS has been discontinued, and the iPhone 4 is now the free on-contract device. I and many others suspected* that Apple would continue to offer the iPhone 3GS, which is a three year old device at this point, in developing markets as a […]

Apple to Cease Sales of iPhone 3GS with Introduction of Next-Generation iPhone?

Sep 7th - The Telegraph is reporting that Apple will likely finally drop the iPhone 3GS form it’s product lineup once the next-generation iPhone is introduced next week. The iPhone 4 will then likely take the 3GS’ place as the free on-contract device. The report then suggests that the company will move the iPhone 4S to the iPhone […]

iPhone 3GS Now Supports Some iOS 6 Features with Latest Developer Build

Jul 17th - Shortly after iOS 6 was introduced at WWDC in June, some crack reporting was done and it was discovered that the iPhone 3GS would support the new version of iOS, but not many of its touted new features. Since Apple released iOS 6 beta 3 to developers earlier this week, it has been discovered that […]

Tip: Preventing the iOS 5 Music App from Crashing on iPhone 3GS

Nov 8th -  Image courtesy of iPhoneheadlines.com If you’re an iPhone 3GS owner running iOS 5, you may have encountered the same problem that my wife and I have: you’re walking, running, or generally enjoying life while listening to your favorite song in your 3GS’s playlist when, at the completion of a song, there’s silence. It’s as if you […]

AT&T Seeing High Demand for Free iPhone 3GS

Oct 24th - Late last week AT&T held a conference call wherein, amongst other topics, what offering the iPhone 3GS for free has done for the company. After all, it’s now being offered for free with the signing of a two-year contract with AT&T. Ralph de la Vega, AT&T Mobility’s President and CEO event noted that the company […]

Pricing for the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4

Oct 4th - Alongside the announcement of Apple’s iPhone 4S, the company also announced pricing shifts for the existing iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. As one would expect, the iPhone 4 will now come only in an 8GB variant for $99, in both white and black, and will be offered on AT&T and Verizon networks. Plus, according to […]

iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS Found to Be Best-Selling Smartphones in US

Aug 22nd - NPD released a report for Q2 of 2011 showing that Android phones continue to lead in market share with 52% new sales in the quarter. Apple followed with 29% and RIM with 11%. Extrapolating on these figures, SplatF points to a small detail in the report, which notes that the the iPhone 4, which is […]

iPhone 3GS Is Free at Best Buy – Today Only

Aug 22nd - The iPhone 3GS is free at Best Buy for today only. Is just spotted a post on this at The Loop, and verified it at my local Best Buy outlet. Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile specialty stores are offering users the opportunity to pick up an AT&T 8GB iPhone 3GS for free. The offer […]

Apple’s Old Stuff Outselling Android’s Shiny New Stuff?

May 9th - According to at least one analyst’s report, Apple’s ‘last gen’ iOS devices are outselling Android’s newest devices. Checks with U.S. retail sales channels conducted by Canaccord Genuity technology analyst Michael Walkley found that the iPhone 4 is “by far” the top selling device at both carriers AT&T and Verizon. But Apple’s older devices have also […]