Above you can see a boot speed test comparing the iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5. “Every device was freshly restored to the highest firmware version support by the device.” via [iClarified]
Apple said that iOS 6, the next version of its iPhone and iPad operating system, will be compatible with devices as old as the iPhone 3GS, which is 3 years old. iOS 6 will be compatible with multiple devices but not all features are available on all devices. Macrumors created a nice “infographic” which you can see above, that shows what features are supported on each device. » Support For iOS 6 Features On Older Devices
Apple said in an email to Developer Michael Steeber that “Siri only works on iPhone 4S and we currently have no plans to support older devices.” In the email send to Apple a suggestion has been made saying “iPhone 4 Users and iPod touch 4th generation users pay a fee of 19.99 to upgrade to a “special” build of iOS 5.0.1 with Siri Final in it, (To avoid hackers hacking Siri onto non 4S devices illegally) **Many iPhone 4 Users and iPod touch 4th generation Users will pay for this special iOS build (5.0.1) which will enable Siri for a fee of $19.99 US dollars“. It looks like Apple does not agree with this suggestion, which means that older iPhone users will not be able to get Siri “legally”. » Apple Said That Siri Only Works On iPhone 4S & Will Not Be Available On Older Devices
After successfully porting Siri to the iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G, the dynamic duo chpwn and Steve Troughton-Smith, managed to port iPhones personal assistant to the 3GS. There is no word on when or if it will be released to the public. In theory, the distribution of Siri is illegal , but there might be a workaround it. Check out the movie after the break. » Siri On The iPhone 3GS [video]
Lisa Bettany took the same picture with every iPhones from the original iPhone till the iPhone 4S to see the differences in quality and the difference is huge. For the new iPhone 4S owners it is hard to imagine that the camera ones was extreme blurry. Check out the pictures after the break to see the differences from the original, 3G, 3GS, 4, and 4S. » Side By Side Photos Show iPhone Camera Improvement Over Time
BGR reported that they received some new information from an incredibly solid source of ours. According to our source, Apple will indeed be launching a prepaid / lower cost iPhone this year. We are told the handset will retail for no more than $350 without contract. Ready for the really interesting part? It’s entirely possible that the low-cost iPhone will in fact be the iPhone 3GS. » Apple Will Launch Next-Generation iPhone in Late August & Offers Unsubsidized 3GS For $350
Until midnight GMT Sunday, all iPhone 3GS cases and covers are only £1 each at iVogue.co.uk. We have some great designs, from the ice-cool Frosted cover, to all new red hot iPhone Blaze. So whether you’re after a new leather case to protect your iPhone, or a snug silicone case to save it from all the knocks of daily life, you can’t do better than getting a case from iVogue.co.uk, especially now they are only a pound! » iPhone Cases For Only £1 At iVogue This Week!