The iPhone 3GS doesn't make the same grand leap that the iPhone 3G made from the first-generation model, but the latest Apple handset is still a compelling upgrade for some users. The iPhone 3GS is faster and we appreciate the new features and extended battery life, but call quality and 3G reception still need improvement.
Conan O'Brien's iPhone 3GS is a very special edition of one -- it can be upgraded to iOS 7. It's called the iPhone 3GCOB.
The story incorrectly stated the age of line waiter Steven Tartick. He is 28. This story was also updated to reflect that Tartick believed the line for the launch of the iPhone 3G, not the iPhone 3GS, was longer than the line on Friday for the iPhone 5S.
An Indiegogo social-enterprise project out of Singapore aims to equip the elderly with an iPhone 3GS preloaded with essential apps.
Apple's latest mobile operating system has been jailbroken, but only for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and fourth-generation iPod Touch.
Apple is tipped to ditch the iPhone 3GS, while a new iPod touch is rumoured to debut alongside the iPhone 5.
With the debut of the iPhone 5, Apple is likely to discontinue the 3GS and offer the 8GB iPhone 4 for free, according to The Telegraph.
Click here to find out which iOS 6 features you won't be able to get on your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or 3G, or older iPad.
iPhone 4 won't get the new turn-by-turn features in iOS 6, just like it didn't get Siri. But it's still for sale, and so is the iPhone 3GS. Is Apple committing the Android sin of fragmentation, and will users rebel?
In this week's CNET Australia podcast, we talked about the reasons (or not) to upgrade one's phone. I was singled out for hanging onto my carbon-dateable iPhone 3GS, for longer than a child clings to their favourite plush toy.