Hackers Smack Down Latest iPhone Firmware, Unlock New Phones

Hackers Smack Down Latest iPhone Firmware, Unlock New Phones

For as long as there have been iPhones, there’s been the requirement to sign up for AT&T service. And as long as that requirement has been around, there have been hackers who release downloads that unlock your phones and free them to access other services.

iPhone 3G S Now Comes In Brown

iPhone 3G S Now Comes In Brown

The iPhone 3G S does everything. It’s a cell phone. It connects to the Internet! It’s a compass and a GPS! And it can also function as a tiny space heater.

Sorry, Your iPhone Reservation Isn't A Reservation

Sorry, Your iPhone Reservation Isn't A Reservation

How are Apple Stores doing with the much-anticipated iPhone 3G S launch? Apple fan on the ground Joseph reserved his phone online, queued up outside of his nearest Apple Store this morning at 6:30, and… hit a snag, since his reservation apparently isn’t a reservation.

AT&T Will Expand iPhone Upgrade Window For Early Adopters

AT&T Will Expand iPhone Upgrade Window For Early Adopters

In preparation for the phone’s launch on Friday, AT&T wrote today: “We’ve been listening to our customers. And since many of our iPhone 3G customers are early adopters and literally weeks shy of being upgrade eligible due to iPhone 3G S launching 11 months after iPhone 3G, we’re extending the window of upgrade eligibility for a limited time.”

Apple, AT&T Continue To Irritate Would-Be Upgraders

Judging from messages on our tipline, it was a little too early Thursday to deem Apple and AT&T are doing a bang-up job handling the upgrade process for existing customers.

Bought a New iPhone Within The Last Month And Hate Yourself/Apple For It? 'S All Good

Bought a New iPhone Within The Last Month And Hate Yourself/Apple For It? 'S All Good

Molly just bought an iPhone 3G, only to find out Monday that Apple would be releasing a better, faster, more compass-y phone, the iPhone 3 G S, June 19. She had two options — keep the suddenly not-so-new-seeming iPhone 3G while pining for the newer, hotter model, or head to the AT&T store and regulate.

Why Do iPhone Owners Hate AT&T So Much?

Why Do iPhone Owners Hate AT&T So Much?

It’s become clear since the release of the iPhone 3G S that most iPhone owners hate AT&T. A lot. Why is that, exactly? PC World has the answer.

Meet The New iPhone, Not Quite The Same As The Old iPhone

Meet The New iPhone, Not Quite The Same As The Old iPhone

Another year, another iPhone. Next up to drive early adopters furious is the newly announced iPhone 3G S, which opens applications faster, goes easier on the battery, packs a sharper camera, records video, includes voice control and adds a compass that points to the inevitable reality that Apple will announce a fourth iPhone next year.

AT&T Rep Tells iPhone-Crazed Customers To Cancel AT&T Contract

AT&T Rep Tells iPhone-Crazed Customers To Cancel AT&T Contract

Arnie and his wife have a fever, and the only cure is more iPhones. A shiny new iPhone 3G S to replace the clunky old 3G iPhones they’ve been forced to use, to be precise. Frustrated that the cell phone business insists on subsidizing the gadgets by only offering a sane price to new customers, or customers willing to upgrade, Arnie called AT&T. That’s when he stumbled on a solution that’s almost hilarious in its simplicity.