Report: Glitches Affect 2-3 percent of iPhone 3G Traffic Authored by Jay Baage on August 14, 2008 – 8:19am. Cupertino, CA. – Dropped calls and choppy Web surfing is affecting 2-3 percent of Apple’s latest smartphone iPhone 3G, according to BusinessWeek.com. Their unnamed sources say the glitches are related to a chip inside Apple’s popular cell phone.