iPhone 3GS archive

  • iPhone 3GS: To be discontinued
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    iPhone 3GS: To be discontinued

    By 13 September 2012

    Apple has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be discontinuing the iPhone 3GS in the coming weeks, when it runs out of stock.  Moving forward, Apple will stock only the iPhone 4, the iPhone 4S, and the new iPhone 5, which is released in the UK on...

  • Apple iOS 5  review
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    Apple iOS 5 review

    By 14 October 2011

    The roll-out of Apple's new mobile operating system, iOS 5, is now underway and bar a few early troubles dealing with the demand, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users are now exploring the new features the update brings to their devices.  We've been living...

  • iOS 5 update live and ready for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
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    iOS 5 update live and ready for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

    By 12 October 2011

    The wait is finally over, Apple has released the iOS 5 update for your iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPad, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod touch, bringing with it a host of new features to enjoy. The new operating system adds around 200 new features in total, with...

  • iInfographic: Celebrating four years of the iPhone
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    iInfographic: Celebrating four years of the iPhone

    By 29 June 2011

    It's amazing to think that the iPhone is only four years old. But it was on 29 June 2007 that the long-awaited handset went on sale in the US with hundreds (but not thousands, like today's Apple device launches) of fanboys and girls waiting outside Apple...

  • iOS 4.3.2 update now live to quell your iPhone, iPad, iPod updating urges
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    iOS 4.3.2 update now live to quell your iPhone, iPad, iPod updating urges

    By 15 April 2011

    Apple has rolled out a new update for the iPhone, Pad 2, and iPod touch that promises to fix a couple of known bugs, as well as some that aren’t so well known, and close some security holes in the process. The 614MB update brings iOS 4.3 up to iOS 4.3.2...

  • Thumbs Up's 80s Retro iPhone case at The Gadget Show Live
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    Thumbs Up's 80s Retro iPhone case at The Gadget Show Live

    By 12 April 2011

    The yearning for all things retro continues apace (even though The Ting Tings seemed to have buggered off) and there's nothing that screams 1983 than a "brick" mobile phone. However, not only is it hard to get hold of a Motorola DynaTAC 8000X these days,...

  • Design your own iPhone 3GS / 4 case skin with Case Hut
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    Design your own iPhone 3GS / 4 case skin with Case Hut

    By 22 September 2010

    Online retailer Case Hut offers iPhone users the chance to design their own skins for 3G, 3GS and 4 handsets. Called Hotskins, the customer needs only provide an image for the case and Case Hut will print it using high quality processes, promising vibrant...

  • Top 10 Apple Game Center games
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    Top 10 Apple Game Center games

    By 9 September 2010

    The roll out of Apple's iOS 4.1 for the iPhone and iPod touch on Wednesday brought with it the hotly anticipated Game Center. This is Apple's attempt at a social gaming network, and promises the chance to "invite friends to join. Then totally crush them"...

  • Snoop on your loved ones with the iPhone Spy Stick
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    Snoop on your loved ones with the iPhone Spy Stick

    By 17 August 2010

    Want to know where your iPhone carrying significant other, or teenage progeny, has been, or what text messages they've been receiving, well, the iPhone Spy Stick will certainly help. It can recover all manner of lost or deleted data, and present it on...

  • Apple Store Covent Garden: Limited edition cases
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    Apple Store Covent Garden: Limited edition cases

    By 11 August 2010

    Incase has designed some limited edition cases to celebrate the launch of the "best ever" Apple Store at Covent Garden. The cases, which pay homage to the historic arches that surround the new Apple Store, are available exclusively from the store at 1...

  • Dinky Powermat 1x for iPhone 3G/3GS arrives
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    Dinky Powermat 1x for iPhone 3G/3GS arrives

    By 3 August 2010

    An iPhone 3G/3GS-specific Powermat has, exclusively, hit Carphone Warehouses up and down the UK today (3 August). Unlike many of its stable-mates, the Powermat 1x will dock with only one (iPhone) sleeve, but is small, discrete and features the same wireless...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Fighting Fantasy - The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (iPhone / iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Fighting Fantasy - The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (iPhone / iPad)

    By 29 July 2010

    There seems to be no respite to the current Eighties revival. From the Ting Tings, garishly framed glasses and deck shoes, to casual football hooliganism, a global recession and Conservative Government, it seems we can’t escape similarities to that...

  • iPhone and iPad games sale now on
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    iPhone and iPad games sale now on

    By 21 July 2010

    To celebrate the forthcoming Comic Con in San Diego, running from 22 - 25 July, Capcom has dropped the prices of its iPhone and iPad games, presumably to get the attention of the swarm of comic book fans wandering past its booth. Resident Evil 4 is reduced...

  • Magellan ToughCase: Toughen up your delicate iPhone
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    Magellan ToughCase: Toughen up your delicate iPhone

    By 30 June 2010

    The problem with smartphones, especially smartphones like the iPhone that costs a few hundred quid even for the old 3GS model, is that you're always scared that you're going to break it. You wince every time it slips from your grasp and that second before...

  • Apple iOS 4 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch review
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    Apple iOS 4 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch review

    By 22 June 2010

    The iPhone, whether you love it or loathe it, has just received its fourth major update, iOS 4. No we aren't talking a software revision like you get with Android, slowly increasing the power and effectiveness, but an overhaul not seen since, well, the...

  • iOS 4 photo problem reported
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    iOS 4 photo problem reported

    By 22 June 2010

    The world and its brother installed Apple's new iPhone and iPod touch operating system last night, or so it seems, with some people complaining of exceptionally long download times. But, to be honest, that was expected as the traffic must have been worse...

  • iOS 4 now available - update your iPhone pronto
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    iOS 4 now available - update your iPhone pronto

    By 21 June 2010

    The long awaited iOS 4 update for iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 3rd generation is available on iTunes now. It will also work with iPhone 3G and the 2nd gen touch, but some features may not function correctly. Being the backbone of the new iPhone 4 (out on...

  • UK to wait until 6pm for iOS 4?
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    UK to wait until 6pm for iOS 4?

    By 21 June 2010

    Sitting at your desk clicking a button every few minutes may be a pre-requisite for power station workers and TV football statisticians, but it's not what we expected at Pocket-lint when we signed up. However, with few details coming out of Cupertino...

  • iOS 4: the "must do" first steps
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    iOS 4: the "must do" first steps

    By 20 June 2010

    You're getting ready to upgrade from your iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS or iPod touch to iOS 4, and why shouldn't you, it's free. But aside from plugging your Apple device into iTunes and saying yes to the update, here are seven things that you'll want to...

  • iPhone 4 vs iPhone 3GS
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    iPhone 4 vs iPhone 3GS

    By 8 June 2010

    So Stevie Jobs has reached into his wizard's sleeve and pulled out...another iPhone! Who would have thought it after all these years of launching iPhones at WWDC and the fact that Gizmodo bought one off some geezer a good month or two before the announcement...

  • WWDC10: Apple iPhone 4 becomes reality
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    WWDC10: Apple iPhone 4 becomes reality

    By 7 June 2010

    Apple has confirmed the launch of the new iPhone 4 at its WWDC conference in San Francisco. The new model, which is the same as the leaked prototypes seen in Vietnam and a bar near Apple's HQ in Cupertino, is made from stainless steel, features a glass...

  • Walmart to sell iPhone 3GS for $97
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    Walmart to sell iPhone 3GS for $97

    By 25 May 2010

    Walmart has begun selling the 16GB iPhone 3GS for just $97 - which is $102 less than it did previously. Users will still need to take a 2-year deal with carrier AT&T though. The reduction comes ahead of Apple's World Wide Developers Conference, which...

  • VIDEO: Google rejigs Image Search for Android and iPhone
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    VIDEO: Google rejigs Image Search for Android and iPhone

    By 29 April 2010

    The new Image Search functionality of Google for both Android 2.1 and iPhone 3.0 has been redesigned to show more thumbnails on the front page, swipe functionality has been added, and the speed is considerably faster when you browse. By making the thumbnails...

  • Football Manager Handheld 2010 coming to iPhone and iPod touch
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    Football Manager Handheld 2010 coming to iPhone and iPod touch

    By 12 April 2010

    Football Manager Handheld 2010 is making its way to the iPhone and the iPod touch, with the official announcement from Sega expected tomorrow. If you are a fan of football management sims, but don't want to spend your evening perched in front of the computer,...

  • iFixit compares iPhone 3GS to Nexus One
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    iFixit compares iPhone 3GS to Nexus One

    By 25 March 2010

    Apple hardware site iFixit has posted an interesting pictorial comparison infographic of the iPhone 3GS and Google's Nexus One. It examines both handsets' vital specs and details some of the costs of ownership associated with each. From our reading, it...