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Topic # 5419 27-Oct-2005 09:10
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The much-awaited Apache has now been released at $1199
It comes with two Lithium Polymer batteries too... nice touch. (as well as cradle, cable stylus, headphones etc...)




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  Reply # 22134 27-Oct-2005 09:13
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Reply # 22136 27-Oct-2005 09:43
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Reply # 22140 27-Oct-2005 10:43
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Called the Johnsonville TNZ store now and they do have it in stock. I will stop by this arvo and get one there.





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  Reply # 22141 27-Oct-2005 10:47
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Got the call this morning to say it was ready. was first in the door to claim it!

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Reply # 22146 27-Oct-2005 11:28
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I've sent my test/demo unit to Telecom yesterday... Hope to get another one soon.





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  Reply # 22147 27-Oct-2005 11:41
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mmm.. maybe i should step in to Telecom Shop to have a look and play... :-D




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  Reply # 22148 27-Oct-2005 12:01

getting my hands on one for a test today



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  Reply # 22169 27-Oct-2005 18:16
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Have had mine since first thing this morning.

Had a little trouble getting Activesync 4.0 working (took about ten minutes of docking/undocking restarting, deleting partnerships).

Am I right in thinking that it looks like I cant sync between two computers?

The form factor of the Apache is really great, and for anyone who says its too thick - its thinner than a Sanyo 7400 (and no one ever complained about the thickness of that).

Some nice features - its working well with my Nokia Bluetooth carkit (CK-7W), WiFi at home, CDMA outside. Just need to take a BT pc card to work for my computer there :-)

Everythings a little smaller than the Harrier, (on screen), but thats a tradeoff im perfectly happy to make!!




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Reply # 22171 27-Oct-2005 18:23
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Disenchanted: Have had mine since first thing this morning.
Lucky!

Disenchanted: Had a little trouble getting Activesync 4.0 working (took about ten minutes of docking/undocking restarting, deleting partnerships).

Am I right in thinking that it looks like I cant sync between two computers?
It will synchronise PIM (Calendar, Email, Contacts, Tasks, Notes) to two computers, if runnnig Microsoft Outlook. If using Exchange ActiveSync then it will only synchronise between computers whatever is not selected to synchronise to Exchange.

Disenchanted: Everythings a little smaller than the Harrier, (on screen), but thats a tradeoff im perfectly happy to make!!
On the other hand the VGA screen on the Universal is beautiful - but the fonts are too large and things not always fit well.





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  Reply # 22202 27-Oct-2005 23:51
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I got the chance to play with one for a while in the telecom shop in queen st. It was much compact than i thought.

Talking to the retail person, he said you cannot buy the apache on prepaid plan. Can anyone confirm this?






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Reply # 22203 28-Oct-2005 00:03
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This is the list of plans available with the TNZ Apache.

Not sure if the dealers have anything different from what's on the web site...






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  Reply # 22358 31-Oct-2005 13:50
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anyone managed to get the Apache to data roam in USA? I was told it would work by some at Telecom and that they still had to complete agreements by others. The phone roams as a phone but I haven't managed to data roam on CDMA. The wifi connection allows some internet access. With telecom's restriction on txting from the US while roaming I was hoping that email access via CDMA would be possible this trip.


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Reply # 22359 31-Oct-2005 13:53
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There's currently no CDMA data to the USA, only voice.

There are rumours this will be implemented, but not dates are set to the public yet.





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Reply # 22375 31-Oct-2005 18:23
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so why does theTelecom website say that data roaming is available in Aus and USA? More marketing BS or just another half-baked solution like txting that works to but not from?

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Reply # 22377 31-Oct-2005 18:32
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GJB21: so why does theTelecom website say that data roaming is available in Aus and USA? More marketing BS or just another half-baked solution like txting that works to but not from?
Good question. Could you please open a new thread and put a link to the TNZ page where they say they have data roaming to the US?

This has potential to be off topic in this thread about the Apache.





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