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iPhone 3GS tipped as sub-$350 prepaid option in new 3-strong range

iPhone 3GS tipped as sub-$350 prepaid option in new 3-strong range

Deep breaths, people, it's next-gen iPhone rumor time. According to new reports, Apple is readying not two but three handsets for launch later this year, giving the iPhone 3GS a shot of adrenaline so that it can stick around as the entry-level, sub-$350 off-contract option. BGR's supposedly trusted tipster tells them that Apple will target the low-, mid- and high-end segments, with a new iPhone 4S at the top end.

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iOS 5 Won’t Work With iPhone 3GS?

iOS 5 Won’t Work With iPhone 3GS?

Apple's upcoming WWDC in June should reveal details on Apple's iCloud, OSX Lion, and the new iOS 5. And of course in the week or so preceding the event, we'll be hearing plenty of speculation on those details. Today an analyst and Mobile Review editor, Eldar Murtazin, claims that the iOS 5 will not be compatible with iPhone 3GS handsets.

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iPhone tracking: Not new, but already used by law enforcement

iPhone tracking: Not new, but already used by law enforcement

Fall-out from news earlier this week that the iPhone and 3G-enabled iPad maintain a comprehensive log of location data continues, with suggestions that not only are the revelations not as fresh as they're presented as, but arguments as to how dangerous the location collection actually is. Alex Levinson claims that the discovery of the "consolidated.db" database was in fact made several months ago, shortly after the release of the iPhone 4. The researcher also suggests that, contrary to much of the hype, the database itself is of relatively little importance, since Apple is not actually accessing it.

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SlashGear 101: What is a Jailbreak?

SlashGear 101: What is a Jailbreak?

Almost for as long as Apple has made the iPhone, owners of the handset have hoped to coax more features out of it than are officially supported. That desire spawned the jailbreak scene, hacking the iPhone - and, since then, the iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV - to bypass some of Apple's limitations. So what's a jailbreak, why should you do it, and will Apple confiscate your iPhone if you try? Read on as SlashGear 101 brings you up to speed.

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