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Report from the iPhone line

Discussion in 'Apple' started by Ronald Epstein, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. Ronald Epstein

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    Good Morning everyone!

    Well, I got up early this morning and by 2:45am I found myself
    on the line outside of the AT&T store in Oakhurst/Ocean NJ.

    I am the 9th person on line. Not bad. The first people were
    on line at 7pm last night. Most others arrived around midnight.

    Just happy to know that in another, oh, 5 hours I will be a 3G owner.
     
  2. Sam Posten

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    This thread is useless without pictures!!!!!

    Good luck bud!
     
  3. Ted Todorov

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    Yes, pictures please -- reminds me I need to charge my camera battery -- I want to take picture at the Apple Store later today.

    P.S. --There is a needed iPhone app. -- automatically upload/post pictures to the HTF forum!
     
  4. Ted Todorov

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    Reports from UK on the MacRumors fourms -- the O2 activation system crashed/collapsed -- they can't sell any iPhones. Hope AT&T does better. Apple was SO smart on insisting on at home activation for the Original iPhone (took 48 hours+ for my activation to complete about 2 weeks after they had gone on sale. Can you imagine dealing with that in a store?)

    And the carriers are SO DUMB on having insisted on in store activation.
     
  5. Sam Posten

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    Speaking of pictures, that stupid screenshot I put up of the apps i downloaded will hit 1k views this morning and is my 5th most viewed item on Flickr. Ever. With over 6k items on flickr its sooooo disheartening to see that fanboys trump art so heartily =p
     
  6. Ronald Epstein

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    C'mon guys, do I really have to take pictures? There are
    dozens of them out there. I'd rather set up my iPhone.

    Took about 10 minutes to get activated. Not particularly happy
    they have to take the iPhone out of the box to activate it in
    the store. Went a little slow, but the salesman said this activation
    process was all new for them.
     
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    And you SOOOO deserve it. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. Sam Posten

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    Heheh I knew you'd chime in here John =) I knew I shoulda put the "art" in ""s
     
  9. Dave Scarpa

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    Ron, do you still have your original phone, if so, can you compare the screens on them, there are reports to a yellow tinge to the new phone screens, also compare black level and sharpness on the two.

    I was extremely dissapointed in the Ipod Touch Screen when I bought it, they had cheapened out and not used the same screen as the phone, indications they did this again with the 3G, can you comment...
     
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    The iPod Touch's screen rocks!
     
  11. Steve Tannehill

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    The line was split into three sections at the Apple Store in Plano, Texas--managed by police and stretching around the inside of the mall. This was just before noon. I did not want to wait in an insane line, so I called it quits.

    I guess the old iPhone will have to do me for a while.

    - Steve
     
  12. Dave Scarpa

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    Nah, not really. And before You say my screen is defective, I've compared it at the Apple Store to the demos and they are all like this. The don't reproduce Blacks, theres no contrast to the screen, and the colors are washed out and no vivid at all. I bought an Archos 405 and 605 and they both kill the Touch for color reproduction and Black levels.
     
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    /shrug to each their own =)
     
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