I'm glad that I purchased two iPhones because one is still in porting purgatory and has been rendered an iBrick.I'd describe my iPhone experience as 50% bliss and 50% hell.
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I'm currently stuck in phone number porting purgatory until tonight, it takes up to 24 hours to port a phone number from another carrier - not 6 hours like they promise. In the mean time I've been "setting up" my wife's iPhone and she'll get it back some time tonight.
So much for trying to port my Verizon mobile number to the iPhone... and actually use my iPhone tonight.
I was like a kid on Christmas eve, I couldn't sleep last night. The night before I dreamt about buying an iPhone from a guy behind a pizza counter.
I've posted a gallery of the iPhone unboxing photos. Go get 'em!
There was bound to be a backlash at some point. The AT&T bashing has begun:Working Assets is calling for a boycott of the iPhone.
Apple just released iTunes 7.3 (34MB) which is required to activate iPhone service:With iTunes 7.
Apple this morning updated the front page of Apple.com with a giant iPhone group picture and removed the Hot News area and the small tiles from the bottom of the page.
Users of AT&T's much maligned Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) data network are reporting faster download speeds beginning late Thursday. The company is believed to be tweaking network speeds in anticipation of today's iPhone launch.
In a new press release posted today on Apple.com the company clarifies how iPhone sales will work tomorrow.