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  Reply # 358847 29-Jul-2010 21:07
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aimsy007: I have been following this thread for ages. Can someone please try and clarify for me where I 'might' be able to get an iPhone 4 as of tomorrow?


Somewhere.




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  Reply # 358850 29-Jul-2010 21:08
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DjShadow:
caldazar: Surprised Telecom haven't done anything with this... their marketing people must be asleep at the wheel.



or they are eating popcorn watching this thread ;)


By the time someone thinks up an idea, finds the free time on everyones calender, books a meeting room, has the meeting and gets the minutes typed up, forwards it to legal, back to marketing ... you're looking a 7 day turn around.

Big companies = big wheels to turn, VF's been demonstrating this all week! 

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  Reply # 358851 29-Jul-2010 21:08
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munchkin:
aimsy007: I have been following this thread for ages. Can someone please try and clarify for me where I 'might' be able to get an iPhone 4 as of tomorrow?


Somewhere.


http://www.apple.com/nz/buy/  middle box, drop down menu. 

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  Reply # 358852 29-Jul-2010 21:09
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I have spoken to numerous places today (I have friends in high places) and I found out that Magnum Mac in Albany doesn't have any iPhones, Vodafone Queen Street are supposed to be selling them but hadnt received them yet.

So it looks like the shipment has been missed, that, OR only about 4 stores in Auckland will have them.

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  Reply # 358853 29-Jul-2010 21:11
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next trending topic on Twitter #VODAGATE :)

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  Reply # 358854 29-Jul-2010 21:11
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UrbanGrafix:
ChrnoXIII: omg i cant take it anymore, i love close to town in dunedin so im going to take a peek at all the retail stores lol


Let me know wht u find, i am close to magnummac but cant be farked checking


magnum mac is a bit far for me > < past octagon, if you are bothered, please go have a look :) 

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  Reply # 358856 29-Jul-2010 21:11
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Holy crap. I just nearly had a heart attack.

Jumped to the Apple Store - clickety click....

32GB - Estimated Ship: Within 24hrs - Free Shipping - NZ$ 519.00 !!!!!!!!!!

Then I realised I had clicked on iPod touch... ARRGGHHH!!! I'm still shaking as I type!!!

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  Reply # 358858 29-Jul-2010 21:12
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Well I just went past the VF store on Colombo St and Magnum Mac store on Moorhouse Ave. Neither store shows any signs of the pending release.

Which is a odds with last weeks iPad release, which was set up the night before at the Magnum Mac store. 

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  Reply # 358859 29-Jul-2010 21:12
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By the time someone thinks up an idea, finds the free time on everyones calender, books a meeting room, has the meeting and gets the minutes typed up, forwards it to legal, back to marketing ... you're looking a 7 day turn around.

Big companies = big wheels to turn, VF's been demonstrating this all week!


Well, Telecom should have planned their moves weeks ago... waited for today and then picked the best plan to take advantage of the situation.

Obviously they couldn't predict today exactly.. but they could have had a massive campaign ready to target iphone resigns...

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  Reply # 358869 29-Jul-2010 21:22
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Just had to throw this out there: MagnumMac are the biggest pack of no hopers ever to have anything even slightly (including John Sculley) to do with Apple. I wouldn't buy from them if my life (or iPhone 4) depended on it.

Meanwhile... WTF Vodafone, can someone just release some information already?... 

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  Reply # 358871 29-Jul-2010 21:23
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caldazar:
By the time someone thinks up an idea, finds the free time on everyones calender, books a meeting room, has the meeting and gets the minutes typed up, forwards it to legal, back to marketing ... you're looking a 7 day turn around.

Big companies = big wheels to turn, VF's been demonstrating this all week!


Well, Telecom should have planned their moves weeks ago... waited for today and then picked the best plan to take advantage of the situation.

Obviously they couldn't predict today exactly.. but they could have had a massive campaign ready to target iphone resigns...

They already released their intentions at around 4/5pm today?

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  Reply # 358875 29-Jul-2010 21:24
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i doubt vf will even acknowledge the buzz thats going on atm

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  Reply # 358877 29-Jul-2010 21:26
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Someone please recap whats happened so I dont have to trawl?

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  Reply # 358878 29-Jul-2010 21:26
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ciaocibai: Just had to throw this out there: MagnumMac are the biggest pack of no hopers ever to have anything even slightly (including John Sculley) to do with Apple. I wouldn't buy from them if my life (or iPhone 4) depended on it.

Meanwhile... WTF Vodafone, can someone just release some information already?... 


I went into there Newmarket store the other day to ask about Apple TV in detail... The dude walked over to a display Mac, typed in apple.com and just read from the tech specs. Such a crap effort. 

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  Reply # 358879 29-Jul-2010 21:27
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The ship carrying the iPhone 4 as hijacked by pirates en route from China, which means that NZ won't have any stock for months.


Edit: I heard this from an extremely reliable source. As you can see to the left, I'm a trusted user, which makes this post completely true.




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