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OMG I heart the iPhone!

:: Sunday, August 10th, 2008 @ 12:43:09 pm

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I continue to have 10-15 second freezes on my iPhone when I bring up the contacts list in attempts to make calls. It is really quite infuriating. Why can other phones handle hundreds of contacts without locking their users out?

To make me feel better, I’ve decided to collect iPhone fail screens.


what good is 5 bars of coverage if you can’t make a call?

I had a ton of failed calls when I was down in San Diego (as you might remember from my torrent of angry tweets), but that was before firmware 2.0, and I was unable to screenshot the fail screen even when using the jailbroken screenshot app.

UPDATE: At the moment, my iPhone doesn’t show up in iTunes when I plug it in. My Apple Bluetooth headset also now refuses to pair with anything. Massive Apple failure.

UPDATE: I reinstalled iTunes 7.7.1, and it works again.

| San Francisco, CA | link | trackback | Aug 10, 2008 12:43:09
  • Elliot

    Well, thanks for trying anyway. Try to call me again sometime? ;)

  • EggRollMonster

    My iPhone with the firmware 2.0 update has been crashing on a daily basis. They need to do more beta testing before they release the patch.

  • Jeff Laity

    Huh, I haven’t had problems like that. Maybe you need to upgrade to the iPhone 3G. :P

  • http://echeng.com echeng

    Jeff — you mean the phone that many of my friends use? The one that has wiped out all of their local information numerous times, each time requiring a restore and reinstall of apps? The one that has cost them multiple hours ever couple of weeks?

    I think I’ll wait. :)

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  • inimini

    I haven’t had problems with my 3G iphone in Canada but my friend did when we were in Atlantic City. This problem went away when he went back to Asia. No failed calls but I do have a few second freezes when I bring up the contacts list which is not acceptable when I want to make a quick call.

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