iPhone 3GS Review: Three Years with the iPhone 3GS

Three years with one phone is a long time.

I can’t remember exactly what day I got my iPhone 3GS. Really, I can’t. It was that long ago. I know that I got it shortly after it launched in June of 2009 and that it replaced my tank of a smartphone at the time, the BlackBerry 7130c. Yes, I once used a BlackBerry, believe […]

No Real iOS 6 for iPhone 3GS Means I’m Buying iPhone 5

Goodbye, iPhone 3GS.

Yesterday, Apple announced that iOS 6 would be coming to the iPhone 3GS, a smartphone that is now three years old. Today, Apple brought iPhone 3GS owners back to reality when it revealed that many of the announced features of iOS 6 would not be coming to the iPhone 3GS including VIP Mail, Share Photo […]

iOS 6 Coming to iPhone 3GS

iOS 6 Coming to iPhone 3GS

Apple has announced iOS 6 and it will be coming to Apple’s iPhone 3GS when it gets released later this year. Many iPhone 3GS owners may have been worried that iOS 6 and its 200 new features including a new Maps service, Facebook integration and more would not be coming to the device but Apple […]

iPhone 3GS Random Reboots: Where Is The Fix?

iPhone 3GS Random Reboots: HTC ThunderBolt Owners, I Feel Your Pain

This past month has probably been the worst month I’ve had with my iPhone 3GS since I got the phone nearly three years ago. The reason for that is pretty simple. My iPhone 3GS has decided to start shutting itself off and turning itself back on. As someone who covers gadgets for a living, I […]

iOS 5.1.1 on iPhone 3GS: First Impressions and Performance

iOS 5.1.1 on iPhone 3GS: First Impressions and Performance

After installing iOS 5.1 when it was released back in March, I was thoroughly impressed with how it performed on my iPhone 3GS, a phone that was released all the way back in 2010. However, in the last couple of weeks, I have been dealing with some headaches. Apps have been crashing. My iPhone has […]

iPhone Launches on Five New U.S. Carriers

iPhone Launches on Five Regional U.S. Carriers

Apple’s iPhone is now available on five new regional carriers in the United States. Earlier this month, several small U.S. carriers revealed that on April 20th, they would begin to offer several different versions of the iPhone. And today, as expected, nTelos, Alaska Communications, Appalachian Wireless, GCI, and Cellcom have begun offering the iconic smartphone. […]

iPhone Headed to Small U.S. Carriers on April 20th

iPhone Headed to Small U.S. Carriers on April 20th

Earlier today, nTelos, a small regional carrier, announced that it would be carrying the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 starting April 20th. Turns out, it will not be the only small U.S. carrier that will be getting an iPhone on that date. As reported by MacRumors, four other small U.S. service providers will be getting […]

iOS 5.1 for iPhone 3GS: Final Impressions and Performance

iOS 5.1 for iPhone 3GS: Final Impressions and Performance

Earlier this month, I wrote about my initial experiences with iOS 5.1, Apple’s latest iOS update, on my iPhone 3GS. As many of you know, I am one of the last tech writer’s on the planet that totes an iPhone 3GS as his main device. I’ve gone back to it even after buying the Samsung […]

Hey! Terry Myerson! iOS 5 Works Pretty Good on My iPhone 3GS

Hey! Terry Myerson! iOS 5 Works Pretty Good on My iPhone 3GS

Clearly, Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s head mobile guy,  is confused. In statements made at the Mobile World Congress on Wednesday, the man who took over for Andy Lees made some interesting quips about Apple’s iPhone and the software that runs on it, iOS. Those statements were in response to questions about whether Microsoft would release software […]

Why the iPhone 3GS Is Still My Favorite Phone

Why the iPhone 3GS Is Still My Favorite Phone

If this is your first time here, let me bring you up to speed real quick. I have been a proud owner of an iPhone 3GS since it launched back in 1895, or was it 2009, I can’t remember. In the months preceding the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 announcements, I was debating making a […]

How to Set Up Your New iPhone

iPhone 4S

The holidays are here and you know what that means? A lot of you will be the proud new owners of a new iPhone from Apple. For some of you, this will be your first experience with iOS and the iPhone. Others may be coming back from another operating system or just be plain old […]

iOS 5 on iPhone 3GS: Things Have Been Getting Worse

iOS 5 on iPhone 3GS

A few weeks back, I wrote about my experiences with iOS 5 on my iPhone 3GS. From my first impressions to my final ones, my experience was phenomenal. Quite a few of you wrote in to agree or disagree or get some more particulars before you decided for or against the upgrade. Thanks for all […]

iPhone 3GS Now 99 Cents at AT&T

iPhone 3GS

With the release of the iPhone 4S, AT&T made the iPhone 3GS free with the signing of a new two year contract. Well, it appears that the carrier has had a change of heart as the phone is now listed for $.99 with the company saying that the “iPhone 3GS is still available at an […]

iOS 5 on iPhone 3GS: Final Impressions and Performance

iOS 5

Shortly after Apple released iOS 5, I loaded it up onto my iPhone 3GS and expected a chaotic, sluggish experience. However, as you might know, my first impressions of iOS 5 were much different. I was pleasantly surprised with how well the software ran on my two year old phone and I began recommending the software to […]

iOS 5 on iPhone 3GS: First Impressions and Performance

iOS 5 for iPhone 3GS

Yesterday’s upgrade to iOS 5 on my iPhone 3GS was a rough experience for me but not for the reason that I was expecting. I went into it thinking that because I had a two year old iPhone model, I would have all sorts of issues with an operating system that Apple promised would be […]

iPhone 3GS Available for Free at Best Buy for Today Only

iPhone 3GS

As we suspected, the iPhone 3GS has gone on sale at Best Buy for the low price of free. Now, I own an iPhone 3GS and I’ve loved it for the past two years but let me be very frank with those of you who might be tempted by this offer. Unless you’re absolutely desperate, […]

Best Buy to Offer iPhone 3GS for Free on August 22nd?

iPhone 3GS at Best Buy

Can’t wait for the iPhone 5? Not interested in paying for Apple’s current crop of iPhones? Look no further than a rumored Best Buy offer for the iPhone 3GS that is apparently going to be taking place on August 22nd. TechnoBuffalo has gotten a hold of a photo of a promotional sign that seems to […]

iOS 5 Works Well on iPhone 3GS (Video)

iOS 5

There had been speculation prior to WWDC that Apple might exclude the iPhone 3GS from the benefits of the iOS 5 update. As we now know, iOS 5 will indeed be coming to the 3GS when it arrives sometime this fall. However, as it did with the release of iOS 4 last year, Apple has […]

iOS 5 Will Be Coming to iPhone 3GS

iPhone 3GS

There was a nasty little rumor prior to WWDC that stated that iOS 5 would not be coming to the iPhone 3GS. Luckily, Apple has just confirmed that the new software will in fact be coming to Apple’s aging phone and it will be doing so at some point this fall. Prior to the event, […]