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  Reply # 359362 30-Jul-2010 08:38
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Kitanai: Need microSIM + 3G

There's nothing on their site, but latest rumour is that they'll be doing both of those today.

Might call them up later if they haven't updated their site to find out where 3G is available.


They did a press release yesterday, will be selling micro-sims at DSE from today - $20 with $20 worth of credit on their sim, and their 3g network will stay on from now till launch... Which should also obviously be coming very soon. 

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  Reply # 359363 30-Jul-2010 08:38
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just got home from travelling around wellington, the lady at magnum mac was useless. Hopefully there'll be online orders today.

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  Reply # 359364 30-Jul-2010 08:39
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It's my opinion that it can't be a shipping issue. They simply would have known about it before last night.




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  Reply # 359365 30-Jul-2010 08:40
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Just spoke to Paul Brislen outside the Queen Street store, "no iPhones to be sold anywhere today, it's been a very long night" though his comment makes me wonder if they are actually in the country but not allowed to be sold.

Quite annoyed!

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  Reply # 359366 30-Jul-2010 08:40
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Nightwyrm: Sign outside Magnum Mac Wgtn: http://twitpic.com/29t1w6 (repost from @MissNickiBee on Twitter)


Well when it comes to stock and choosing a country who is going to get the short end of the deal aka shafted then NZ is prime candidate.
Population 4 million the arse end of the world.

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  Reply # 359367 30-Jul-2010 08:41
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jared342: "He who controls the flow of information, controls the world." - B. Gates


hence why Google controls the world.

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  Reply # 359369 30-Jul-2010 08:41
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Notice in Magnum Mac Wellington


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  Reply # 359370 30-Jul-2010 08:43
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Very sleepy looking vodafone man will come out and tell you off if you queue outside the voda shop in queen st

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  Reply # 359371 30-Jul-2010 08:43
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staticnz
  
Paul (@vodafonenz) has said he may have news later today

The timeline of events though shows that they knew there would be an issue at least a week ago, when they failed to send out more information to the people that had registered interest.

Completely unacceptable.

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  Reply # 359372 30-Jul-2010 08:43
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If VF is holding back stock whilst they repair a deal with Apple I'll be extremely pissed.

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  Reply # 359373 30-Jul-2010 08:44
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chrisjunkie: Just spoke to Paul Brislen outside the Queen Street store, "no iPhones to be sold anywhere today, it's been a very long night" though his comment makes me wonder if they are actually in the country but not allowed to be sold.

Quite annoyed!


Yeah a long night for the customers waiting for it, or did he forget about them.
Vodafone and apple need a foot up the rear.

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  Reply # 359374 30-Jul-2010 08:45
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uTired2:
SightUnseen:
ahmad: A spat between Vodafone and Apple doesn't explain other retailers not selling it today...


Actually; it does. Vodafone are the official importer in NZ. i.e. Apple Australia supply Vodafone New Zealand with stock for sale and (re)distribution.

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But why would any kind of spat between Voda and Apple in any way affect Apples ability to sell their own phone on their own website? 


The small matter of legal contracts.  

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  Reply # 359376 30-Jul-2010 08:45
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what a waste of time... walking up and down the city...freezing cold for what? to get told that it is going to be delayed -_- fail apple... fail...

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Reply # 359377 30-Jul-2010 08:46
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hallannz: Very sleepy looking vodafone man will come out and tell you off if you queue outside the voda shop in queen st


Paul Brislen?  





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  Reply # 359378 30-Jul-2010 08:47
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About a dozen sheepish looking (geeky looking, actually) folk outside JB hifi on Queen Street...all busy twittering on their iPhones...




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