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Looking back: The 2008 WWDC keynote - iPhone 2.0 and the iPhone 3G!

We're continuing our look back over WWDC keynotes of yesteryear, and today's choice is the 2008 event. In stark contrast to the year previously which focused mainly on OS X, the 2008 keynote delivered a full on iPhone hit with iPhone 2.0 and the unveiling of the new iPhone 3G. The largest...
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How to replace the loud speaker in an iPhone 5s

How to fix a blown loud speaker in your iPhone: The Ultimate guide

Step by step instructions on how to replace a broken loud speaker in your iPhone The loud speaker in your iPhone is what makes it possible for you to talk on speakerphone, play music, and hear alert notifications for text messages, phone calls, and more. If the loud speaker is defective or blown...
How to fix your iPhone Home button: The ultimate guide

How to fix your iPhone Home button: The ultimate guide

iPhone Home buttons keep getting more resilient and more reliable, but since they're the most-used button on the iPhone — for everything from getting to the Home screen to getting to the fast app switcher, launching Siri to launching Accessibility options — it's also subject to the most wear. (...
How to replace the battery in your iPhone: The ultimate guide

How to replace your iPhone battery: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know to DIY (do-it-yourself) replace a dead or dying battery in your iPhone! If you've got an iPhone that's past warranty and getting on in years, your battery probably doesn't hold a charge like it once did. Perhaps your battery has died completely and your iPhone won't...
History of iPhone: From revolution to the next big thing

History of iPhone: From revolution to the next big thing

The definitive guide to Apple's reinvention of the phone: From the original iPhone to what comes next! Apple introduced the original iPhone back in 2007, instantly obsoleting every other smartphone on the planet in every way that mattered. Over the next two years, with the iPhone 3G and iPhone...
History of iPhone 3G: Twice as fast, half the price

History of iPhone 3G: Twice as fast, half the price

On the eve of iPhone 6s, we're updating and expanding our history of iPhone series—continuing with the faster, less expensive iPhone 3G! At WWDC 2008 on June 9, after finalizing the details of the upcoming App Store, and summing up the original iPhone's achievements, the late Steve Jobs] dove...

Looking back: The 2008 WWDC keynote - iPhone 2.0 and the iPhone 3G!

We're continuing our look back over WWDC keynotes of yesteryear, and today's choice is the 2008 event. In stark contrast to the year previously which focused mainly on OS X, the 2008 keynote delivered a full on iPhone hit with iPhone 2.0 and the unveiling of the new iPhone 3G. The largest...
iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS: Ultimate DIY repair guide

iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G: Ultimate DIY repair guide

If you've got an iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS that you're just not ready to part with yet, we've got a tonsof DIY repair guides to help you keep it in the best condition possible. And when you're ready to upgrade, early generation iPhones are great to pass down to kids or other family members....
How to DIY replace the vibrator assembly in an iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS

How to DIY replace the vibrator assembly in an iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS

If your iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS isn't vibrating even when the vibration setting is on, the vibrator assembly motor may have burnt out. Lucky, it's a quick and easy DIY repair that most users can handle on their own. Here's how. Symptoms Your phone never vibrates even if vibrate is on in...
How to fix the proximity sensor cable on an iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G

How to fix the proximity sensor cable on an iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G

If you're having issues with the proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, or earpiece speaker on your iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G, the proximity sensor cable may just be the actual culprit. Luckily, a proximity sensor cable is inexpensive and relatively easy to replace. Symptoms Your earpiece...
How to DIY replace an iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS LCD screen

How to DIY replace an iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS LCD screen

The iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS are some of the easiest iOS devices to DIY repair. With the right tools and parts, swapping out your bad LCD for a brand new one is a pretty easy and much cheaper than purchasing a new iPhone. Disclaimer: As with any repair, iMore can not be held responsible for...

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