iPhone 3G

iPhone 3G Reviews by Walt Mossberg, Edward Baid & David Pogue

iPhone 3G Reviews by Walt Mossberg, Edward Baid & David Pogue

If you like to buy gadgets after doing a
detailed analysis of its pros and cons (Apple fanboys like me are of course excluded) then you should read the reviews of Apple’s iPhone 3G by the big three tech writers: Walt Mossberg of Wall Street Journal, Edward Baid of USA Today and David Pogue of New York Times and
get their take on the iPhone 3G before you decide to buy it.

iPhone 3G Unboxing Video

Yesterday, we had a poster over at iPhone Portugal publishing some photos of what appeared to be the first unboxing photos of the new iPhone 3G.

Today, we have folks at Boy Genius Report who have got their hands on an iPhone 3G and have put together an unboxing video (again a first).

You can check it out after the jump.

Find out which is the Best Place to Sell your Used Original iPhone

Find out which is the Best Place to Sell your Used Original iPhone

After you have bought the new iPhone 3G (to be rolled out on Friday, July 11) and have replaced your original iPhone with new iPhone 3G and have verified that its restored with the personal data from the original iPhone, I guess the next logical step would be to sell the original iPhone unless ofcourse you want to use it as a Wi-Fi iPod or have already sold it.

There are quite a few options available out there so I thought it would be a good time to check them out to see which one would be the best place to sell your original iPhone.

iPhone 3G Unboxing Photos

iPhone 3G Unboxing Photos

A poster over at iPhone Portugal has revealed some photos of what they are claiming to be the first unboxing photos of the new iPhone 3G.

The photos are quite convincing based on iPhone 3G’s rounded back, the packaging and the SIM ejector tool. So check all the unboxing photos after the jump and let us know what you think?



iPhone 3G FAQ: How to replace your original iPhone with new iPhone 3G

Apple has published a support document for those planning to upgrade to new iPhone 3G and were wondering how to replace their original iPhone with new iPhone 3G.

The details have raised a concern for all those who might have already sold their original iPhone to buy the new iPhone 3G.

iPhone 3G lines starts at Apple’s flagship Store on 5th Avenue in New York

iPhone 3G lines starts at Apple’s flagship Store on 5th Avenue in New York

If you thought the hype for Apple’s iPhone 3G would be tempered as compared to the original iPhone, then think again as the over-eager iPhone fanboys have already started lining up outside Apple’s flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York to be the first to get their hands on iPhone 3G.

Wayne Schulz over at Gear Diary reports that "According to police they began this morning. Number one in line is a man and woman with a baby whose goal is to set a record for time in line and the first baby to wait with them (or some such nonsense)."

It will be interesting to see if famous Apple software developers, famous CEOs and venture capitalists will be waiting in line this time round.

I agree with Robert Scoble "waiting in line for an Apple product is glorious, even if it is idiotic."

You can checkout more photos and some tidbits about the people in the line over at Gear Diary.



iPhone 3G Hacks Progress Report

Since Steve Jobs announced the launch of iPhone 3G during Apple’s WWDC
08 event
one of the most commonly asked question here at iPhone Hacks has
been: Can the new iPhone 3G be hacked?

So here you go, checkout the progress report on iPhone 3G Hacks based on the information available to us so far.

iPhone Firmware 2.0 will have a feature to securely erase your personal data

iPhone Firmware 2.0 will have a feature to securely erase your personal data

If you planning to sell your iPhone to buy the new 3G iPhone which will be released on July 11th then the issue reported of iPhones sold as refurbished unit revealing previous owners personal data would definitely be one of your concerns.

There is some good news as AppleInsider is reporting that the iPhone 2.0 software will have a solution to securely erase all your personal data from the iPhone.

iPhone firmware 2.0 reveals iPhone 3G will have FM radio and Firmware Over The Air (FOTA) support

iPhone Atlas is reporting that developers who have access to the latest iPhone firmware 2.0 are claiming that the new iPhone 3G will have support for both FM radio and FOTA (firmware over the air).

Trick to use LogMeIn on your iPhone

Trick to use LogMeIn on your iPhone

We have seen native iPhone apps like Touchpad and iPhone web apps such as WebEx’s PCNow which allow you to remotely access your PC or Mac.

However, if you have a LogMeIn account and an iPhone then you are going to love this trick discovered by folks at UNEASYsilence which allows you to access your PC or Mac using your LogMeIn account.

If you don’t have a LogMeIn account yet, no worries, you can register for a free LogMeIn account to check this out.