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tliet's Avatar Picture tliet – December 17, 2007 03:22AM Reply Quote
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Mokers (Moderator) – June 09, 2008 06:31PM Reply Quote
Formerly Remy Martin
The no online purchase is fucking bollocks. I won't be buying one the first day. I may not get one at after seeing that 3G data is going to cost another $10 a month. The only thing I really need is Exchange, and I am getting that for free.

May have to get ranty about this soon...

johnny k – June 09, 2008 06:35PM Reply Quote
That, and because I wouldn't be able to use T-Mobile if I want 3G means I'd be paying another $20/month more (in reality $70 since I'm paying $10 for my share of a family plan) than if I got an iPhone Classic.

Cloudscout – June 09, 2008 06:36PM Reply Quote
Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær!
Yet another point I missed. I didn't realize that 3G data was going to cost more.

tomierna (Admin) – June 09, 2008 06:48PM Reply Quote
Hideously Unnatural
Mokers, if you want to get ranty, I know a certain website that would lurve some rantiness on the front page :)

johnny k – June 09, 2008 06:48PM Reply Quote
Yeah, AT&T's bumping data rates to $30/mo ($45 if business data plan). I also added $10 for the avg plan cost difference between AT&T and T-Mobile.

rino – June 09, 2008 07:05PM Reply Quote
In America, the only respectable form of socialism is socialism for the rich.
I wonder how they will price it here in Maine where there's not a speck of 3G coverage?

Yes -- no online sales == bullshit tactics & maybe fewer sales.
Although I suppose ATT will see an increase in sales since all of us in ME will have to go there (unless the purported AAPL store opens here soon).

OK I'm watching keynote. All those enterprise beta program ppl talking about 2000 people in my firm using iPhone 2.0, yada yada... maybe that's why they stopped selling to the public?

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 06/09/2008 07:10PM by rino.

Mokers (Moderator) – June 09, 2008 07:11PM Reply Quote
Formerly Remy Martin

Just what I was thinking.

Dr Phred (Moderator) – June 09, 2008 07:34PM Reply Quote
owned by the mothership.

what a bore. I was planning on getting one, but not any more.

bahamut – June 09, 2008 07:41PM Reply Quote
I'm disappointed in a few things.

It's got little new. How about some more controls? Cut and paste? A nicer look? (I hate the metal bezel).

But my wife wanted an iPhone and I was going to give her mine. It needs a new battery. For that price I'm going to get her a brand new one and make mine a toy to use around the house.

stan adams – June 09, 2008 07:42PM Reply Quote
New plan only... evil bastards!!!

John Willoughby – June 09, 2008 09:16PM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
It makes sense; the phone is subsidized. AT&T is not going to lose $200 (or whatever) for every phone that somebody wants to use on another service. If you have to cancel your plan, they'll recoup their subsidy in the cancellation fee.

stan adams – June 09, 2008 09:33PM Reply Quote
Cheesey, but true. All the mass fools will happily fork over the extra money MONTHLY numb to the fact the OLD model was better for everyone but AT&T.

The WiMAX iPhone won't be offered until 2010. Geezus. Looks like Science Fiction whenever I type that... Anybody else read the 'sequel' to 2001? Hated the way they made the HAL replacement all ethical.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/09/2008 09:34PM by stan adams.

ddt – June 09, 2008 09:58PM Reply Quote
well, i could sell my 4gb gen1 iphone once i can replace it with a new one, if anyone's interested. but i can't be without a phone for a month.


Cloudscout – June 10, 2008 12:03AM Reply Quote
Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær!
I may be interested...

dharlow – June 10, 2008 12:04AM Reply Quote
So if I read the leaked ATT memo on Boy Genius correctly if you want to use Exchange with the 3G phone get ready to fork over $45/mo for the data plan.



johnny k – June 10, 2008 01:09AM Reply Quote
I'd be interested, too, ddt.

John Willoughby – June 10, 2008 01:32AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support
I may have an iPhone or two to sell July 12.

stan adams – June 10, 2008 09:02AM Reply Quote
Unlocked iPhones will be a hot commodity -- the hatred of At&t is widespread. Chatter is growing about the raw deal one gets with the new plans. If the CANCEL cancel all old plans, including Family Plans, rollover minutes and the like I think there will be actual beat downs as people are presented with the new contracts...

Madaracs – June 10, 2008 09:11AM Reply Quote
Ooh! Scary! Scary! Don't we look mean? You can't see me! But I can see you!

Simon – June 10, 2008 09:16AM Reply Quote
the what?

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