It’s “iPhone 3GS,” not “iPhone 3G S”

Updated April 13th, 2020.

I don’t know if it’s official or not but it appears that the new iPhone– previously known as the “iPhone 3G S”– is now known as the “iPhone 3GS.” The space between the “G” and the “S” has disappeared. Not sure when this happened but I’m glad of it, as it was awkward to type the other way. I point this out as a public service announcement.

Rumor has it that Steve Jobs didn’t like the space, and that all references to “iPhone 3G (space) S” on the Apple website were changed to “iPhone 3GS” within a day of his return to full-time work. I can’t tell you whether it’s true or not but it’s a nice story anyhow.

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