iPhone 3G reception woes unfixable? Maybe, maybe not by Chris Ziegler, posted Aug 14th 2008 at 2:35PM Support forum threads on Apple’s site and a number of ramblings across these great interwebs are starting to complain at great length about the iPhone 3G’s headlining new feature — 3G reception, that is — and pretty much every aspect of it: signal strength, call dropping, connecting to EDGE when 3G is present, the list goes on.