Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | ... | 35
839 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 141783 1-Jul-2008 09:13
Send private message

Gingo's, Dunedin will be cold, they're tough Bas***** down there!


Up in Auckers we'll be wearing our boardshorts and jandals, sippin on a doubleshot flat white, made by some guy who owns a coffee cart that wants to cash in on the line hags.

11 days of waiting now.

motorwayne

649 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 141805 1-Jul-2008 10:02
Send private message

event2: any one keen to line up in dunedin with me? its nice and frosty here at the moment
Damn no... cold enough in Christchurch - was -3ºC last night but -5ºC in Dunedin at 9am!!
Unfortunately I will be in Dunedin from Thurs to Weekend (good thing is staying on for All Blacks match Laughing!!) and then off to Sydney on Monday
So will have to try my luck in Dunedin, as sure Aus will be sold out by Monday

at 9 am Tue 1 JulyDunedin Airport AWSTemperature: -5 °C




 
 
 
 


1344 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 118


  Reply # 141812 1-Jul-2008 10:47
Send private message

Ok, a different question for Paul, do you know what stores will be open?  Will be only be the Vodafone owned ones or others such as Digital Mobile?

Many thanks!

360 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 142067 1-Jul-2008 22:52
Send private message

Apparently the pricing for the iPhone plans in NZ will be out in a few more days:

Chris Keall from PC World:

Here at PC World Towers, we know Vodafone's NZ pricing, though we're still under NDA for another few days (keep watching this space ... and watch out for Scott on TV1's Breakfast with one of only two units in the country July 10).

What I can say is: Vodafone's 3G iPhone pricing will wipe out the parallel importers' Apple business.

 

Wow! I sure hope it will be as good as this sounds... :) Can't wait!!!


45 posts

Geek


  Reply # 142116 2-Jul-2008 08:45
Send private message

All Vodafone needs to do to "wipe out the parallel importers' Apple business" is to price the iPhone lower than the prepay options overseas. Remeber the PIs priced the iPhone around $1000, so if (as is speculated) Voda offer the 8Gb for around $300-400 on a 24 month contract, then that will seriously undercut the PIs. It isn't saying much really.

25585 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5361

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 142118 2-Jul-2008 08:55
Send private message

destined: All Vodafone needs to do to "wipe out the parallel importers' Apple business" is to price the iPhone lower than the prepay options overseas. Remeber the PIs priced the iPhone around $1000, so if (as is speculated) Voda offer the 8Gb for around $300-400 on a 24 month contract, then that will seriously undercut the PIs. It isn't saying much really.


That won't wipe out the parellel import business because the iPhone is only going to be available on a term contract.

1069 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 99

Trusted

  Reply # 142124 2-Jul-2008 09:09
Send private message

sbiddle: That won't wipe out the parellel import business because the iPhone is only going to be available on a term contract.


Is that fact? Most overseas carriers that have announced their pricing have also announced a no-tem-commitment price as well?


360 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 142179 2-Jul-2008 11:46
Send private message

steve98:
sbiddle: That won't wipe out the parellel import business because the iPhone is only going to be available on a term contract.


Is that fact? Most overseas carriers that have announced their pricing have also announced a no-tem-commitment price as well?



Well, it's fact in New Zealand at least - Vodafone's only going to make it available on-contract. At least that was what was hinted in their press release.

652 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 27

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 142230 2-Jul-2008 14:23
Send private message

event2: any one keen to line up in dunedin with me? its nice and frosty here at the moment


I will be down in Dunedin for the rugby and thus for the 11th also - where is the Vodafone store in the city? Is it in the Meridian?

Hawkes Bay
8477 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 142235 2-Jul-2008 14:46
Send private message

bonkiebonks: Well, it's fact in New Zealand at least - Vodafone's only going to make it available on-contract. At least that was what was hinted in their press release.

The average press release needs to be taken with a grain of salt, even when they are being direct.

A "hint" in a press release is totally worthless!




Visit http://www.thecloud.net.nz for New Zealand based Hosted Exchange, Virtual Servers, Web Hosting, FTP Backup & more.
(1GB free FTP storage, or larger plans from $5.75)
 
 - Setup your own mailserver at home on Ubuntu Server - full step by step howto here.
 - Have you seen this: Nathan "KFC4LIFE" Dunn.


799 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 142252 2-Jul-2008 15:29
Send private message

bcourtney:

I will be down in Dunedin for the rugby and thus for the 11th also - where is the Vodafone store in the city? Is it in the Meridian?


Its in the Meridian and also just outside the meridian next to National Bank. The one next to National Bank is a big store and expect to get iPhone there (hope so)




Regards,
Chaks

Desktop : Intel Quad Core Q9400 2.66GHz - 8GB RAM - 500 GB + 500 GB HDD - NVidia GeForce 9800GT - LG246WH Flatron Display - Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with Hyper-V
Virtual Machine : Powered by Hyper-V and VMWare Workstation
Laptop: HP dv7-3004TX Entertainment Notebook PC | HP Touchsmart tx2 1119au - Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Mac: iMac 21.5" Snow Leopard
Mobile : iPhone 3GS

652 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 27

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 142256 2-Jul-2008 15:37
Send private message

chakkaradeep:
bcourtney:

I will be down in Dunedin for the rugby and thus for the 11th also - where is the Vodafone store in the city? Is it in the Meridian?


Its in the Meridian and also just outside the meridian next to National Bank. The one next to National Bank is a big store and expect to get iPhone there (hope so)


great, thanks :)

970 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Vodafone

  Reply # 142266 2-Jul-2008 15:53

Just curious... who's queing up?

or are you all planning to amble in and pick one up as the mood takes you?

Cheers

Curious Paul

145 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


Reply # 142268 2-Jul-2008 15:59
Send private message

That depends Paul!  Be nice if we had some more info re the release e.g. 12:01am or 9:00am.  Also what is the guarantee that those who line up will get one?  

So many questions and so little answers.

970 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Vodafone

  Reply # 142269 2-Jul-2008 16:02

Yeah, questions.

I know what you mean.





Paul Brislen
Head of Corporate Communications
Vodafone

http://forum.vodafone.co.nz


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | ... | 35
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

From small to medium and beyond: Navigating the ERP battlefield
Posted 21-Nov-2017 21:12


Business owners: ERP software selection starts (and finishes) with you
Posted 21-Nov-2017 21:11


Why I'm not an early adopter
Posted 21-Nov-2017 10:39


Netatmo launches smart home products in New Zealand
Posted 20-Nov-2017 20:06


Huawei Mate 10: Punchy, long battery life, artificial intelligence
Posted 20-Nov-2017 16:30


Propel launch Disney Star Wars Laser Battle Drones
Posted 19-Nov-2017 21:26


UFB killer app: Speed
Posted 17-Nov-2017 17:01


The case for RSS — MacSparky
Posted 13-Nov-2017 14:35


WordPress and Indieweb: Take control of your online presence — 6:30 GridAKL Nov 30
Posted 11-Nov-2017 13:43


Chorus reveals technology upgrade for schools, students
Posted 10-Nov-2017 10:28


Vodafone says Internet of Things (IoT) crucial for digital transformation
Posted 10-Nov-2017 10:06


Police and Facebook launch AMBER Alerts system in NZ
Posted 9-Nov-2017 10:49


Amazon debuts Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in over 100 new countries
Posted 8-Nov-2017 05:34


Vodafone VoIP transition to start this month
Posted 7-Nov-2017 12:33


Spark enhances IoT network capability
Posted 7-Nov-2017 11:33



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.