7 problems with the new iPhone 3G

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The new iPhone hasn’t even landed in stores yet, but already pundits are grumbling about the revised iPhone, based on demos and published specs, about what the new model has failed to fix since the first-gen device.

Yes, we get 3G and GPS, a way to connect to Exchange, and the new app store, but what about everything else? Forbes’ Brian Caulfield outlines seven (actually eight) iPhone disappointments, and most of these observations are spot on.

The cost – I’ve written about the value proposition of iPhone 3G already, and sure enough it’ll cost you an extra $160 or so over the next two years vs. the original iPhone. Worth it? It’s debatable, but I can’t blame people for not being happy about the service price hike.

The camera – Forbes notes that there’s still no flash and no video recording on the device. I’ll add the camera resolution: We’re going to see 8 megapixel cell phone cameras in the U.S. this year, and the iPhone is still stuck with a puny 2MP model? Many early rumors also had expected the iPhone 3G to include a forward-facing camera for videoconferencing use. Naturally that didn’t happen either.

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Features of iPhone 3G

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Price 🙂
– 8GB for $199!
– 16GB for $299!
Launch
– To be launched internationally in 25 countries including USA on July 11.

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and the US.

3G Speed

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– 3G Network enhances speed. (Lonelyplanet.com loaded 2.4x times faster)
iPhone in Enterprise

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How to change the Wallpaper on your iPhone

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How to change the default background image ( or Wallpaper ) that appears when your iPhone is locked

You can find free wallpapers for your iphone here

Method 1

  1. Click the home button to go to the main menu. Then click on Settings
  2. In the Settings screen click on Wallpaper
  3. You have a choice of options:
    • Wallpaper will take you to Apple’s preloaded range of Wallpapers. To switch to a new one, click on its thumbnail image
    • Camera Roll lets you select from any photos you have taken with the camera. Select the one you want by tapping it
    • Photo Library (and any photo folders you have created) lets you pick from any photo you have synced with your iPhone. Select the one you want by tapping it
  4. Once you have selected the photo, you can drag your finger to move it into the position you want and use the finger-thumb pinch to zoom it in or out. When it looks right click on Set Wallpaper

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