Tag Archive: FirstGen


First-gen iPhone 2G is now going for $12,500 on eBay

Back when it was released in 2007, the original iPhone 2G cost $ 599 with a two-year contract from AT&T. Seven years later, boxed first-gen iPhones are a little rare, but if you’ve got the dosh, you can still buy one… Read more ›

Supertooth’s New Speaker Looks Like A Tiny First-Gen iMac [CES 2014]

LAS VEGAS, CES 2014 – The rush to announce products at CES means that we often see CGI renders and vague price promises, just to get in on the news action. But we’re giving Supertooth a break here for two… Read more ›     

Replacements for First-Gen iPod Nano Models at Risk of Overheating Begin Arriving

We�previously wrote�about the announcement that Apple made regarding a worldwide replacement program for first-generation iPod Nano owners. The program was put into place to replace devices that had the possibility to overheat and in extreme cases, even catch fire. Apple decided to finally broaden their replacement program from Japan and South Korea and instituted it worldwide last week. It was unclear what type of replacement units the company would be sending back and while some hoped  [Read More…]

Apple Initiates Replacement Program for First-Gen iPod nano

Credit: The Consumerist

Apple has initiated a replacement program for the first-generation iPod nano due to an overheating issue with the battery inside of the device. The problem was recognized by Apple several years ago and they offered replacements to customers on a case-by-case basis. A number of foreign government agencies in Europe and Asia investigated the defect and last year the Japan trade ministry forced Apple to tell customers about  [Read More…]

Apple Releases iOS 5.0.1 to Developers, Fixes Battery Life Bug and Adds More Gestures for First-Gen iPad

Apple has seeded iOS 5.0.1 to developers in the iOS Dev Center. The beta adds enhanced multitasking gestures for the original iPad, fixes the battery life bug that has extensively plagued iPhone 4S users, and adds several other fixes. Apple also issued a statement prior to seeding this developer beta�saying that it was aware of the battery life bug in iOS 5. The public 5.0.1 update  [Read More…]