How Much Better is the 3GS than the Original iPhone?

For 25 years our company, Thaddeus Computing, has published magazines for mobile computer users. During much of that time, Conrad Blickenstorfer was a friendly competitor with his excellent, forward-thinking publication, Pen Computing. Conrad and Pen Computing have remained a strong web presence. In Conrad's latest post he has some interesting remarks about his new iPhone 3GS and how it compares with the original iPhone. He likes his 3GS but the change-over was not all positive.

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Hal Goldstein (hal @ is the founder, partner, and Senior Editor of  iPhone Life. Hal founded Thaddeus Computing in May 1985, and remains CEO ( Since its inception, Thaddeus Computing has written about, bought, and sold pre-owned mobile computers. Hal lives in Fairfield, Iowa, with his wife and co-founder, Rita.