• Apple Admits iPhone Overheating Issues -- Sort of

    Posted July 2, 2009 - 10:53 am

    Apple has issued a warning on its support pages regarding iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS overheating, marking the first time the company has officially acknowledged the problem. Reports that the iPhone 3GS is having overheating problems have surfaced last week, merely days after the devices was launched.
  • iPhone 3GS Tips to Prevent Overheating, from Apple

    Posted July 2, 2009 - 10:31 am

    In light of a spate of recent iPhone 3GS overheating reports, Apple published a set of guidelines to help iPhone users ensure that their devices remain at proper operating temperatures to prevent overheating and related issues. More accurately, Apple released the tips the day that many of the initial reports surfaced, last Thursday, June 25, so it's unclear whether or not the two are connected--Apple has not issued an official comment on the reports. But the following information could be valuable to any iPhone owner concerned with possible overheating. "Burned" iPhone 3GS (via NowhereElse.FR) with iPhone Overheat Warning Screen.
  • iPhones that are too hot to handle

    Posted June 30, 2009 - 9:10 pm

    According to a report on the Web, a newly-released iPhone 3GS became so hot during normal use, that its white case turned a bit brown. While this toasted iPhone has generated a lot of Internet buzz, let's keep it in perspective. So far as I know, it is the only instance of this happening. In other words, with Apple having reported sales of 1 million iPhone 3GS models during its first weekend of sales, this overheated iPhone is one in a million. As such, I wouldn't worry that this is going to happen to your iPhone 3GS any time soon--if ever.

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