Is my iPhone about to crap out?

SikShift

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I got my 3G on 7/12 and haven't had a problem with it up until a few days ago. I noticed that my apps had become very unstable, both App Store and Cydia apps. I tried using "Things" to add a to-do, and it would crash as soon as i changed the due date. I tried to update iSpazio in Cydia, it would get to the end, and then just close. I tried to surf the interwarbz in Safari and would only get a couple minutes before it would close. And then the scariest thing, i got a text about 20 minutes ago, and when i tried to open it so I could reply, the screen dimmed and flashed with horizontal lines across the screen and got stuck in a screen with nothing but a few lines on the right and top of the screen. I locked and unlocked it and every went back to normal, but is this a sign that my iPhone might be going?
 

psylichon

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Could be. When was the last time you synced with iTunes?

There may be a restore in your not-too-distant future.
 

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I got my 3G on 7/12 and haven't had a problem with it up until a few days ago. I noticed that my apps had become very unstable, both App Store and Cydia apps. I tried using "Things" to add a to-do, and it would crash as soon as i changed the due date. I tried to update iSpazio in Cydia, it would get to the end, and then just close. I tried to surf the interwarbz in Safari and would only get a couple minutes before it would close. And then the scariest thing, i got a text about 20 minutes ago, and when i tried to open it so I could reply, the screen dimmed and flashed with horizontal lines across the screen and got stuck in a screen with nothing but a few lines on the right and top of the screen. I locked and unlocked it and every went back to normal, but is this a sign that my iPhone might be going?
That always happens to my text, it gets all blank and then I have to tap the screen for the keyboard and my conversation to appear.
 

SikShift

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That always happens to my text, it gets all blank and then I have to tap the screen for the keyboard and my conversation to appear.
But does the screen dim and flash with horizontal lines going across the whole screen?
 

SikShift

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When I posted that, I had already restored back to stock because I had to send in my phone for a replacement.
Oh, kk.

I managed to reduce my horrible lag by deleting Lincoln's lock screen widget and the clock mod on the springboard. Now I just gotta see if that was also the reason behind my apps being so unstable.
 

psylichon

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Oh, kk.

I managed to reduce my horrible lag by deleting Lincoln's lock screen widget and the clock mod on the springboard. Now I just gotta see if that was also the reason behind my apps being so unstable.
I'm willing to bet the clock mod alone was causing your lag. I use Linc's Widgets and don't feel they lag at all. In fact, odd as it may seem, but I still believe my phone feels a little faster when I have his lock screen widget theme running!

Weird, I know, but I honestly believe it to be true.