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Game Center not supported on iPhone 3G and second gen iPod touch

There's bad news for those of you with old iPhones. Apple has confirmed that the latest beta of Game Center is a no-go for anything older than an iPhone 4. That means that iPhone 3Gs and second generation iPod touches are out for Apple's social gaming app. It's probably for the best; you've likely...

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Wave goodbye to the iPhone 3G

Update: Engadget also points out that Walmart is now selling the iPhone 3GS for $97, a sure inventory-clearing move. According to Boy Genius Report, the iPhone 3G is very likely to be discontinued. Apple has reportedly stopped supplying AT&T stores with the 8 GB iPhone 3G. Additionally, the...

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Skype 3G update coming 'soon'

As most of you know already, Apple has lifted the restrictions against making VoIP calls over a 3G connection, and a handful of apps have already "flipped a switch" behind the scenes to enable such calls. However, the most high-profile VoIP app on the App Store, Skype, has yet to follow suit. ...

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Tracking the iPhone hype generator

Fortune's Apple 2.0 got a nice little graph up of just where and when the iPhone's hype machine went into overdrive. There's no question it was a gigantic brand last year, but what's interesting is just how manufactured and "by design" each of those spikes are. B on the chart above is the actual...

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PwnageTool and QuickPwn for 2.1 iPhone's released

For iPhone owners who want the benefit of the 2.1 firmware, but also want to run their jail-broken applications, the iPhone Dev Team has just released PwnageTool and QuickPwn for 2.1 devices. Please note: this does NOT work with the new iPod Touch 2g and is for iPhones or first generation Touch...

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First Look: Trip Cubby for iPhone

Do you spend more time in your car than you spend at home? If so, you're probably a road warrior driving around for your business. If that's the case, a good mileage log is exactly what you need. With gas prices still in the $4/gallon range, making sure you track your work or charitable miles...

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Wired.com needs your help testing the iPhone's network speeds

Sure, Apple claims the 3G is fast, but with all the problems with 3Gs connecting all over the world, just how fast is it really? The folks at Wired.com have decided to find out, and they need your help. They'd like you to test your iPhone at the TestmyiPhone.com network speed testing site, and then...

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Five ways the App Store will change the world

There are historic days, people. The App Store went live, and all of a sudden, we're drowning in new things for the iPhone. But it's not just a big deal for iPhone owners -- this is a huge day for society and technology in general. While there have been lots of PDAs, and lots of apps to run on them,...

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App Store available on June 27th?

During the keynote every time the App Store was mention people would say it was 'launching soon,' or that their apps would be 'available at launch.' No one mentioned a specific launch day. Apple might have let the cat out of the bag though. The image to the right was just snapped off of Apple's...

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List of cities that are in AT&T's 3G coverage

That fancy iPhone 3G won't feel much speedier than your first gen iPhone if you aren't in an area that is covered by AT&T's high-speed 3G network. Luckily, AT&T has a list of cities (yes, if you're not in a metropolitan area chances are you'll be using EDGE more often than not) that have...

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Canada might be getting the iPhone 3G

Our Canadian readers have suffered a long, iPhone-less time. There are been countless rumors that Rogers, Canada's leading cell phone provider, would be releasing the iPhone 'any day now.' The above graphic from Rogers' website mentions that someting 'really big' will be coming on July 11th. Hmm,...

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O2 offers free iPhone 3G with some plans

It looks like our friends across the pond (as pretentious bloggers say) are getting a pretty good deal on the iPhone 3G. O2 released their iPhone 3G service information last night, and here are some highlights: For a monthly service fee, or tariff, of £45 you get a free 8 gig iPhone, or...

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TUAW WWDC 2008 Day 1 coverage roundup

That was a heck of a way to start off WWDC 2008, don't you think? Just in case you didn't get a change to read all of our 40 or so posts today, I thought I would highlight a few. Be sure to check out our WWDC 2008 coverage page for lots more info. The Stevenote TUAW Meta-Liveblog of WWDC 08...

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iPhone 3G activation in store only?

Gizmodo is reporting that the days of activating your iPhone at home via iTunes are over. That's right, AT&T says you'll have to activate your iPhone in store either at an AT&T store or an Apple store. The process will take between 10 to 12 minutes per phone. Oh, and you won't be able to...

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AT&T talks iPhone 3G plans, apps

AT&T just posted a press release which answers a few questions about the new iPhone 3G. First off, AT&T remains the exclusive iPhone carrier in the US (though there will be plenty of other carriers in other countries). The iPhone 3G is subsidized, and the revenue sharing agreement between...

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