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  Reply # 686133 14-Sep-2012 19:12 Send private message

nakedmolerat:
mattRSK:
nakedmolerat:


Third time lucky?


huh?


Lol, it's been posted 3 times in this thread. Also you could pull the same trick with anything, it's a known psychological effect.



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  Reply # 686137 14-Sep-2012 19:28 Send private message

Here it seems Vodafone Australia prices are out there:


iPhone 5 16GB, $0 on Vodafone $80 Infinite Plan (monthly cost $80, min cost over 24-months $1920)
Inclusions
$80 included value
Infinite standard national voice calls
Infinite standard calls to your friends on Vodafone and 3
Infinite TXT (standard and international)
2GB of data
Face Time usage ?from included data allowance (not charged separately)
Visual Voicemail ? from included data allowance (not charged separately)






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  Reply # 686151 14-Sep-2012 20:35 Send private message

freitasm: Here it seems Vodafone Australia prices are out there:


iPhone 5 16GB, $0 on Vodafone $80 Infinite Plan (monthly cost $80, min cost over 24-months $1920)
Inclusions
$80 included value
Infinite standard national voice calls
Infinite standard calls to your friends on Vodafone and 3
Infinite TXT (standard and international)
2GB of data
Face Time usage ?from included data allowance (not charged separately)
Visual Voicemail ? from included data allowance (not charged separately)




WOW..

Wish we had plans like these here

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  Reply # 686173 14-Sep-2012 21:11 Send private message

mattRSK:
nakedmolerat:
mattRSK:
nakedmolerat:


Third time lucky?


huh?


Lol, it's been posted 3 times in this thread. Also you could pull the same trick with anything, it's a known psychological effect.


i purposely posted it again using bbcode to make it easier for others to see





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  Reply # 686191 14-Sep-2012 21:54 Send private message

tdgeek:
Satch:
webup:
SQLGeek: The "Lightning" to 30-pin adaptor is NZ$49.... ouch!

http://store.apple.com/nz/product/MD823/lightning-to-30-pin-adapter?



You seem surprised?

So unlike apple to rort people and find more innovative ways to rort even more people.


Why do you care so much about this??


Insecurity


Finally resorted to some petulant jibes huh? Clap clap




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  Reply # 686262 14-Sep-2012 23:40 Send private message

Nup. Not at all buddy,

gzt

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  Reply # 686277 15-Sep-2012 01:07 Send private message

webup:
SQLGeek: The "Lightning" to 30-pin adaptor is NZ$49.... ouch!

http://store.apple.com/nz/product/MD823/lightning-to-30-pin-adapter 


You seem surprised?

So unlike apple to rort people and find more innovative ways to rort even more people.

Lightning is 100% digital. No more analog audio or analog video output.

The adaptor will need to convert digital audio to analog audio for the older docks. This explains some of the price component. It is not just plastic.

The adaptor does not provide analog video. There will be aftermarket for analog convert.

Apple will do genuine for Lightning to HDMI and Lightning to VGA.

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  Reply # 686284 15-Sep-2012 03:20 Send private message

webup:
tdgeek:
Satch:
webup:
SQLGeek: The "Lightning" to 30-pin adaptor is NZ$49.... ouch!

http://store.apple.com/nz/product/MD823/lightning-to-30-pin-adapter?



You seem surprised?

So unlike apple to rort people and find more innovative ways to rort even more people.


Why do you care so much about this??


Insecurity


Finally resorted to some petulant jibes huh? Clap clap


Webup,?well done for the fanboi comments, good to see. Perhaps you should find more about the product you emotively rant on about first.? That's called research, commonly known as being informed.

PS my comment was not in fact, a petulant jibe, merely a psychological observation. No less?commented to me by my psychologist over the road neighbour.?

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  Reply # 686319 15-Sep-2012 08:38 Send private message

I'm convinced that voda won't sell iphone 5 on launch day without a contract of some sort

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  Reply # 686345 15-Sep-2012 10:09 Send private message

tdgeek:
webup:
tdgeek:
Satch:
webup:
SQLGeek: The "Lightning" to 30-pin adaptor is NZ$49.... ouch!

http://store.apple.com/nz/product/MD823/lightning-to-30-pin-adapter?



You seem surprised?

So unlike apple to rort people and find more innovative ways to rort even more people.


Why do you care so much about this??


Insecurity


Finally resorted to some petulant jibes huh? Clap clap


Webup,?well done for the fanboi comments, good to see. Perhaps you should find more about the product you emotively rant on about first.? That's called research, commonly known as being informed.

PS my comment was not in fact, a petulant jibe, merely a psychological observation. No less?commented to me by my psychologist over the road neighbour.?


TDGeek: I am wondering what your insight on the matter (Or rather, second hand insight) has added to the conversation? You would have served the entire thread a little better by not adding fuel to the fire. 

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  Reply # 686349 15-Sep-2012 10:26 Send private message

networkn:
tdgeek:
webup:
tdgeek:
Satch:
webup:
SQLGeek: The "Lightning" to 30-pin adaptor is NZ$49.... ouch!

http://store.apple.com/nz/product/MD823/lightning-to-30-pin-adapter?



You seem surprised?

So unlike apple to rort people and find more innovative ways to rort even more people.


Why do you care so much about this??


Insecurity


Finally resorted to some petulant jibes huh? Clap clap


Webup,?well done for the fanboi comments, good to see. Perhaps you should find more about the product you emotively rant on about first.? That's called research, commonly known as being informed.

PS my comment was not in fact, a petulant jibe, merely a psychological observation. No less?commented to me by my psychologist over the road neighbour.?


TDGeek: I am wondering what your insight on the matter (Or rather, second hand insight) has added to the conversation? You would have served the entire thread a little better by not adding fuel to the fire. 


If there was not a fire to begin with. This thread is just an anti thread. This thread was about the iPhone 5. But many, not all, but many posts are merely anti Apple/iPhone ribbing. Hardly makes the thread a worthwhile discussion. Yet, while some of these "anti posts" are accepted, it seems that a response in kind is not. I'm all for open discussion, no issue with banter between other platforms, but it has turned into a waste if my time reading some of this.  So, on that, unsubscribing from it.

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  Reply # 686351 15-Sep-2012 10:40 Send private message

gzt:
webup:
SQLGeek: The "Lightning" to 30-pin adaptor is NZ$49.... ouch!

http://store.apple.com/nz/product/MD823/lightning-to-30-pin-adapter 


You seem surprised?

So unlike apple to rort people and find more innovative ways to rort even more people.

Lightning is 100% digital. No more analog audio or analog video output.

The adaptor will need to convert digital audio to analog audio for the older docks. This explains some of the price component. It is not just plastic.

The adaptor does not provide analog video. There will be aftermarket for analog convert.

Apple will do genuine for Lightning to HDMI and Lightning to VGA.


This will be interesting.
If the adaptor works as a DAC... then it will work well on sound docks that rely on the iPhone doing the digital to analogue conversion.
BUT, will that lead to incompatibilities in docks that utiilse the old 30 pin connector to take direct digital feed out of the iPhone (B&W Zepplin etc)?
Hopefully the dock adaptor can work with both?

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  Reply # 686386 15-Sep-2012 12:06 Send private message

I already know Vodafone will mess something up with the iPhone 5 launch. (No stock, would not sell off contract)

But I do have faith in Telecom because I bought my 4S from them last year launch day, no hassles at all and OFF CONTRACT. Even came with a free sim.

I'm facing a conflict whether I should pre order from Apple on 21st September or just wait on the launch day and rock up to Telecom

I hope telecom offers it off contract

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  Reply # 686399 15-Sep-2012 12:45 Send private message

Rocking up on launch day may not be advisable as people queue up well before

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  Reply # 686400 15-Sep-2012 12:47 Send private message

I'm in Hamilton

There's no way there'll be a queue in Telecom mid morning Friday

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