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Is it possible to use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod touch?

Is it possible to use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod touch? I have an old iPhone 3G that no longer has a SIM card and I want to use it as an iPod touch. How can I achieve this?
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Can Facebook and other iOS 5.0 apps be installed for iPhone 3G on iOS 3.1.2?

I recently found my old iPhone 3G with iOS version 3.1.2. I'm planning to let my 4-year old nephew to use it. But then, I'm having a problem on installing apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. ...
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Is there any way to speed up my iPhone 3G since upgrading to iOS4

I have recently upgraded my iPhone 3G to iOS4 and there is some noticeable performance issues will some of the basic tasks (text messaging, loading application, etc.) I have restarted my iPhone and ...
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Is iOS 4.1 faster than iOS 4.0 on the iPhone 3G?

There are numerous questions (and good answers!) about the fact that iOS 4.0 is horribly slow on an iPhone 3G. How about iOS 4.1? Does anybody have any positive experiences to share? I'm staying on ...
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How can I reset my iPhone 1 without using the (broken) power button?

The power button on my first-gen iPhone is broken. I remember last time I came across this problem I found a utility (for windows) which caused the phone to reset to enter restore mode (the one with ...
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Transferring an old iPhone after I upgrade?

I'm about to upgrade from the iPhone 3G to the iPhone 4, and I'm not sure what will happen to my old device once my phone number is transferred. Specifically, I want to give the old device to my ...
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Software (not app) To Read Underlying iPhone Data

About a year ago I came across a piece of software that was around $30 that said it could read the underlying data in an iPhone. I bookmarked it and still I cant find it. It said it could read and ...
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Can I use wifi on my iPhone 3G without a sim card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod Touch? I bought an iPhone 3G that is currently off and doesn't have a sim card. Is there any way I can enable the ...
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My iPhone 3G won't receive data (using WiFi)

I have an older iPhone 3G and the cell phone carrier is no longer available. It can connect to my WiFi, but the IP Address is showing as 192.254.xxx.xxx and subnet mask as 255.255.0.0, and no data ...
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When an old iPhone 3 can connect to WiFi but not associated with a Cell Phone carrier, can it still send files?

I have an old iPhone 3 that was using AT&T as the phone carrier. But since June 2010, I started using the iPhone 4 and that iPhone 3 has no phone carrier any more. It connects to my home network ...
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Syncing iPhone 3G with iCloud

Was wondering whether it's possible to sync non-iOS5 devices (in this case iPhone 3G) with iCloud? In particular I'd be interested in syncing contacts. I know syncing iCloud e-mail won't be much of a ...