Apple Plotting End of iPhone 3GS as iPhone 5 Release Nears?

Retina Display vs iPhone 3GS

The iPhone 3GS remains a popular device, despite being nearly three years old, partly thanks to the recent iOS 5 upgrade and the $0, price tag, but an App Store change may signal the end to the iPhone 3GS as we get closer to the iPhone 5 release date. We think that Apple may be killing off […]

How to Turn Off iPhone Notifications

How to Turn Off iPhone Notifications

If you own an iPhone, you’ve probably gotten a few notifications in your time. You know, those messages that pop up alerting you to things like email, Facebook friend requests, text messages, or a Twitter response. Lots of applications use these push notifications and with the release of iOS 5, Apple has included something called […]

How to Completely Silence Your iPhone

How to Completely Silence Your iPhone

Yesterday, we showed you an easy way to put a more complex passcode on your iPhone and today, we’re going to share another very simple tip that could save you some embarrassment. Imagine you’re at the ballet, or in an important business meeting, or in a huge college classroom, places where the last thing you, […]

How to Secure Your iPhone With a Complex Passcode

How to Secure Your iPhone With a Complex Passcode

Many of you who own an iPhone probably have, at the very least, a simple numerical password set up on your device. And for most of you, this works at preventing prying eyes from getting into your personal effects. However, maybe you’re in need of something more secure, something a little more heavy duty to […]

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 […]

10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy The iPhone 3GS

Should I Buy the iPhone 3GS

The iPhone 3GS is an attractive option for many smartphone buyers, but this free smartphone isn’t worth the price for many users. Reports suggest that demand for the iPhone 3GS is high enough that Apple will move 2 million iPhone 3GS devices before the end of the year. It’s hard to say no to a […]

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 […]

Where Are the Black Friday iPhone 4S Deals?

iPhone Black Friday Deals

Are you excited about the iPhone 4S? You’re not alone. Are you hoping to buy an iPhone 4S on Black Friday? You’re also not alone. Will you be able to score a great iPhone 4S Black Friday deal on November 25th? Not a chance. (Read our iPhone 4S Review) The iPhone 4S is an incredibly popular phone. […]

Easy Self-Service Method to SIM-Unlock Your iPhone 4, 4S


Looking to roam the world but don’t want to pay costly roaming charges to your domestic carrier of choice, but are unwilling to pay a high unsubsidized fee for an unlocked iPhone? Well, there’s a hidden feature inside Apple’s iOS operating system that will allow users to quickly SIM unlock their devices without requiring a […]

Apple Says It’s Still Investigating iPhone Battery Issues

iPhone 4S

Just a short time ago, we told you that iPhone owners were still experiencing iPhone battery issues even after the release of Apple’s latest iOS 5 update, iOS 5.0.1. Well, Apple has responded to these new claims and in a statement to AllThingsD says that while the recent iOS update addressed a good portion of […]

iPhone Owners Still Seeing Battery Issues with iOS 5.0.1 Update

iPhone 4S

Yesterday’s iOS 5.0.1 update from Apple was supposed to be the fix that iPhone owners were waiting for in regards to the battery life issues that had been plaguing the handsets ever since the company released iOS 5. And while some people have seen positive results after installing the update, it seems that there are […]

Why I Am Passing on the iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S

In the weeks building up the the launch of the new iPhone, I, like many of you, was excited to see Apple had cooked up for a market that has been flooded with a multitude of intriguing devices. You see, I have an iPhone 3GS. I’ve had it for two years and my contract with […]

Want The Most Money For Your Old iPhone? Go To Target

nextworth iphone trade-in target

NextWorth still wants your old iPhone 4, 3GS and 3G, and they’re willing to give you up to $200 for it (enough to offset the cost of upgrading for many) as long as you trade it in at your local Target. Try going through the NextWorth website and you’ll get slightly less. This price lock […]

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 […]

How To Tell If You’re Sending an iMessage or a Text on iOS 5

iMessage iOS 5 iPhone 4S

iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S have only been out for a short time, but I’m already getting asked a lot of questions about the new iMessage app. Common questions include, “Why there are green bubbles and blue bubbles?” and “Why can’t I send iMessages to a friend’s iPhone?” These are all good questions, and I hope to help […]

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 4S Gets Benchmarked, Blows Away the Competition

iPhone 4S

Yesterday, we saw some iPhone 4S benchmarks that appeared during a hands-on video with Apple’s latest smartphone. And while they revealed that the iPhone 4S is two times as fast as the iPhone 4, they left us wanting more. Thankfully, some more benchmarks were released today courtesy of AnandTech and they show off how the […]

Radio Shack Offering $100 off Verizon Smartphones, $50 Off iPhones

iPhone 4

To celebrate the arrival of Verizon Wireless smartphones, Radio Shack has announced that it will be taking $100 off a purchase of a Verizon smartphone with the signing of a new two year contract. That $100 is instant, not a mail-in rebate, and it applies to all Verizon smartphones that Radio Shack currently offers, a […]