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Ultimate Geek
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  # 1394222 25-Sep-2015 10:11
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JEDENZED: I'm still waiting impatiently...


Same here :o

Nice one @tardtasticx, pretty cool of Spark to do something different 

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  # 1394277 25-Sep-2015 10:48
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JEDENZED:
DTan: Computerworld reports that the phone can be bought standalone. Is this true?


Yep, I'd assume the same, buy outright from Apple. Got an email from dick smith regarding "walk-in" availability in 3 stores with no explicit reference to a carrier contract but I'd still guess there's a telco lurking in the background somewhere...


While you guys wait, my wife walked into the 2degrees store and bought her new phone. Just sign up to an open term contract and cancel it after one month. So pay for one month of the plan and you get the phone. Sneaky telcos.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1394283 25-Sep-2015 10:55
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DTan:
JEDENZED:
DTan: Computerworld reports that the phone can be bought standalone. Is this true?


Yep, I'd assume the same, buy outright from Apple. Got an email from dick smith regarding "walk-in" availability in 3 stores with no explicit reference to a carrier contract but I'd still guess there's a telco lurking in the background somewhere...


While you guys wait, my wife walked into the 2degrees store and bought her new phone. Just sign up to an open term contract and cancel it after one month. So pay for one month of the plan and you get the phone. Sneaky telcos.

I hate people that do that. You don't realise it as the customer, but at 2degrees the sales person gets a financial penalty on their commission if they sign someone up and they cancel within the first three months. At least that used to be the case just under a year ago, though it probably hasn't changed since that rule has been there since day one for 2D.



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Ultimate Geek


  # 1394285 25-Sep-2015 10:59
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Iiiiiiiits heeeeeeeere...... :)))


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Uber Geek

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  # 1394286 25-Sep-2015 11:00
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9.1 beta 2 definitely not working nicely, putting it back to 9.0.1

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Master Geek


  # 1394287 25-Sep-2015 11:01
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zocster: 9.1 beta 2 definitely not working nicely, putting it back to 9.0.1


A beta is a beta, it will never be nice. Why use a beta when you are already on a full version of iOS 9?

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  # 1394288 25-Sep-2015 11:05
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mahdibassam:
zocster: 9.1 beta 2 definitely not working nicely, putting it back to 9.0.1


A beta is a beta, it will never be nice. Why use a beta when you are already on a full version of iOS 9?


middle finger emoji lol

 
 
 
 


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Uber Geek


  # 1394300 25-Sep-2015 11:10
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Bachelor of Computing Systems (2015)

 

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Late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display (4GB/2.4GHz i5/128GB SSD) - HP DV6 (8GB/2.8GHz i7/120GB SSD + 750GB HDD)
iPhone 6S + (64GB/Gold/Vodafone NZ) - Xperia Z C6603 (16GB/White/Spark NZ)

Sam, Auckland 


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Wannabe Geek


  # 1394305 25-Sep-2015 11:18
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JEDENZED: Iiiiiiiits heeeeeeeere...... :)))



Congraz!!  where are you about? you got it from courier or in store??

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  # 1394309 25-Sep-2015 11:20
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My order has FINALLY changed to "with courier". Thank god... was going to start crying soon.



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Ultimate Geek


  # 1394310 25-Sep-2015 11:24
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FlatButt: My order has FINALLY changed to "with courier". Thank god... was going to start crying soon.


Hooray!!!

Don't like to be the one to say "I told you so" but I'm lacing that mother up to a nice snug fit... ;)

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  # 1394312 25-Sep-2015 11:25
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tardtasticx: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/nervy-sam-does-a-little-jiggle-as-he-s-first-in-world-to-unveil-iphone-6-avid-060a2b340101010501010f1013-000000-51bba8d8c9df0094-d9890060dd44-a8b1.html

H
ahaha got it! So awesome. First NZ unboxing video?


Sorry to steal your thunder but I love it how the media are so off base sometimes (not your fault of course!).

"...first person in NZ and perhaps even the world to get his hands on an iPhone 6S..."

 

  • I opened my iPhone 6S here in NZ over an hour before that
  • I'm sure I wasn't the first in NZ either
  • Someone in the US got their iPhone 6S (or Plus) delivered earlier this week
  • Reviewers overseas have had the device for a week or so already
  • Apple employees at the key note were handling the phone at the start of September
  • I am sure that Tim Cook and other key execs would have had the new devices well before launch
  • Apple designers would have had their hands on the phone well before this, as would assembly staff
Yes I am being a pedant.  Not slamming you Sam, just the media... :-)



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Ultimate Geek


  # 1394313 25-Sep-2015 11:25
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iAdam:
JEDENZED: Iiiiiiiits heeeeeeeere...... :)))



Congraz!!  where are you about? you got it from courier or in store??


In Hamilton, delivered by CourierPost to my house.

Just restoring from backup now - presumably it'll retain IOS 9 out of the box?

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Master Geek


  # 1394315 25-Sep-2015 11:27
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Satch:
tardtasticx: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/nervy-sam-does-a-little-jiggle-as-he-s-first-in-world-to-unveil-iphone-6-avid-060a2b340101010501010f1013-000000-51bba8d8c9df0094-d9890060dd44-a8b1.html

H
ahaha got it! So awesome. First NZ unboxing video?


Sorry to steal your thunder but I love it how the media are so off base sometimes (not your fault of course!).

"...first person in NZ and perhaps even the world to get his hands on an iPhone 6S..."

 

  • I opened my iPhone 6S here in NZ over an hour before that
  • I'm sure I wasn't the first in NZ either
  • Someone in the US got their iPhone 6S (or Plus) delivered earlier this week
  • Reviewers overseas have had the device for a week or so already
  • Apple employees at the key note were handling the phone at the start of September
  • I am sure that Tim Cook and other key execs would have had the new devices well before launch
  • Apple designers would have had their hands on the phone well before this, as would assembly staff
Yes I am being a pedant.  Not slamming you Sam, just the media... :-)


Are you actually serious ? I mean, for real ? frown

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  # 1394316 25-Sep-2015 11:29
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littleheaven: I'll eat my hat if these pre-orders are coming from China. My money is on them shipping from Sydney by lunchtime today. Shall we have a sweep? :o)


I'm glad you don't have to eat a hat :-).  And am very surprised that the number of handsets ordered via the Apple Store for delivery today here in NZ was/is 18,000 if that number is accurate!  Wow.

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