News tagged ‘iPhone 3G’
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the posts worth your attention.
Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone 8, its alleged specs, and release date. There are also some posts that are connected with the upcoming WWDC conference that is set for June 5. At the conference, Apple is expected to unveil new iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11. What’s even more interesting, we can see a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, new MacBooks, and something called the Siri Speaker.
Apple to Make Several MacBook Models, iPhone 3GS, and First-Generation AirPort Express Obsolete Soon
Apple will soon add several products to the list of obsolete. This means that the owners will not be able to get support and repair service from Apple Retail Stores and Authorized Service Providers.
iPhone 8 to Be Similar to iPhone 2G – Report
According to the latest report from the Korean news website ETNews, the iPhone 8 will get a design reminiscent of the first-generation iPhone. The back panel will be rounded and made of glass, industry sources claim.
Here’s How You Can Cut Your Old iPhone in Half [Video]
It’s been a long time since I shared ridiculous or funny videos somehow connected with Apple or its products with you, so I decided to fix this tiny problem. Below you can find a short clip showing a third generation iPhone cut in two pieces.
The video of the process is available on a YouTube channel called “Cut in Half”, so I guess the iPhone 3GS is not the first thing these experts, so to say, have ruined. If you’re interested in details, to kill the iPhone people behind this clip have used an OMAX waterjet, which is a powerful tool capable of cutting all kinds of materials.
What do you think about the video? Leave your comments below this short post.
iPhone Boot Test Reveals Surprising Results [Video]
We all know that the latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are incredibly fast and efficient. But how much time does it actually take for the new handsets to boot and how this boot time is different from the time iPhone 5s and earlier models of the smartphone demonstrate? Let’s find out.
On the video below, you may take a look at the full line-up of iPhones taking part in the ultimate boot time test. The rules of this test are incredibly simple: all the handsets should be running the latest firmware version they support and be freshly updated.
iPhone 6 Will Be Equipped With Atmospheric Pressure Sensor?
Apple’s iPhone 6 may be equipped with an atmospheric pressure sensor. Such a sensor can be used not only to measure the atmospheric pressure, but also to forecast weather changes and provide the user with altitude data.
Apple Launches iPhone Trade-In Program in France
Apple will launch its iPhone trade-in program in France this week. Previously, this so-called in-store recycling initiative was available only for users in the United States, the United Kingdom and India.
P0sixspwn Jailbreak Tool Updated to Support iOS 6.1.6
Good news for all iPhone 3G and iPod touch 4G owners - a jailbreak tool called p0sixspwn has been updated to support the recently released iOS 6.1.6. Using this small utility, you can perform an untethered jailbreak effortless.
iPhone Trade-in Program Will Be Available in Canada Soon
In August of 2013, the company from Cupertino launched a trade-in program in the United States. Then the so-called Apple Store iPhone Reuse and Recycling trade-in program was launched in the UK and India. And now looks like Apple is planning to expand it to Canada - the country with largest smartphone market in the region.
Apple Officially Releases iOS 7.0.6 and iOS 6.1.6
Apple has recently released iOS 7.0.6 to public. At the same time, the company from Cupertino seeded iOS 6.1.6 to users. Both updates contain a fix for SSL connection verification, so you should update your device. Be sure.
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Screen versus bezel comparison for smartphones
@somospostpc has published an interesting comparison list of the percentage of screen versus bezel for smartphones.
iPhone 5s Users Seem to be ‘Hungriest’ Data Consumers
According to the study that was recently conducted by a research firm JDSU, iPhone 5s users seem to be the ‘hungriest’ data consumers if compared to owners of nearly 150 other devices in both developed and developing markets across the world. This is a huge improvement, especially if to compare the amount of data downloaded by iPhone 5, 5s and 5c owners to the results of iPhone 3G several years ago.
Untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPod Touch 4G with iOS 6.1.3 - 6.1.5
H8sn0w has announced the release of an untether package for the old devices running iOS 6.1.3 - 6.1.5. This includes iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPod Touch 4G.
With the unexpected release of the evasi0n7 jailbreak, we are finally able to release the 3GS/A4 6.1.3 + 6.1.5 untether Cydia package.
iPhone 5s May Increase Apple's Gross Margins up to 40% in the Coming Quarters
iPhone 5s is a very successful device in both U.S. and international markets. In fact, it is so much popular among the customers that can possibly help the company from Cupertino boost the gross margins to incredible 40%. Well, this is at least what Maynard Um of Wells Fargo Securities predicts (via
'Last Compatible' Versions of Apps Available for Older Devices on the App Store
Those who use older Apple’s devices - like the iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS - have finally got the opportunity to download last compatible versions of apps supported by their firmware directly from the App Store. This is all due to the latest iOS App Store change.
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