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drakethib
07-12-2008, 05:54 PM
Everyone is sold out and they dont know when more will arrive.

cyberbox2
07-12-2008, 08:02 PM
Yeah that;s pretty much the way ot goes with the iPhone. Will probably be that way for a month or so.

Meanwhile I upgraded my Original iPhone with the new 2.0 software last night and it is great. I LOVE THE APPS STORE!!!:banana:

daneenm
07-12-2008, 08:23 PM
We were just at our local mall (Oakridge) and they still have supply but the line is still about 40 people deep, even to just get into the store.

--Daneen

drakethib
07-12-2008, 08:53 PM
I finally talk myself into getting one (we are issued smartphones at work) so this will be a toy, and I can't find one at all. :(

To those that have them, are they worth the hype?

BRobson
07-12-2008, 09:29 PM
We were in the Florida Mall last night and the queue was soooo long :headache:

lorax123
07-12-2008, 09:51 PM
is it worth it?
I have not put mine down yet. So much fun.

So what apps have people gotten?

Michele
07-12-2008, 09:57 PM
Don't have the new phone, but I got 2.0 on the old one.

Loving the App Store so far. I got CroMag Rally, iMaze, At Bat, Enigmo, Near Pics, weatherbug, Monkey Ball, Jott, checks please and the coolest so far....Shazam!! It is so fun, it can identify practically any song. You just hold it up to a speaker to hear the song and it tells you what it is. My DS's love it because they are always wondering what songs they hear in movies are.

lorax123
07-12-2008, 10:18 PM
Don't have the new phone, but I got 2.0 on the old one.

Loving the App Store so far. I got CroMag Rally, iMaze, At Bat, Enigmo, Near Pics, weatherbug, Monkey Ball, Jott, checks please and the coolest so far....Shazam!! It is so fun, it can identify practically any song. You just hold it up to a speaker to hear the song and it tells you what it is. My DS's love it because they are always wondering what songs they hear in movies are.

wow! you are having fun! I've got a bunch of the free games and apps. I'm going to have to get some itunes credits and download some games. I have to get Super Monkey Ball.

I can only imagine the plethora of games and apps that will be available in 6 months.

daneenm
07-12-2008, 11:23 PM
Shazam!! It is so fun, it can identify practically any song. You just hold it up to a speaker to hear the song and it tells you what it is. My DS's love it because they are always wondering what songs they hear in movies are.

My BIL just told me about this one and I am downloading now.

I have not spent a lot of time downloading, but DH downloaded one that makes your phone sound like a light saber when you swing it around. Not useful, but quite fun and shows you how much you can do with the accelerometer.

--Daneen

Turtle31
07-13-2008, 12:59 AM
I got my iphone for Christmas of 07 - LOVE it .... while I wait to pick kids up at school I respond to e-mail. When I get that 15 minute break at work - I surf the web for disney stuff while everyone else complains about work !! I
have used it as an ipod while I walk - I can not say enough about the uses.

Once you have one ... it's over !!!!!

disneyholic family
07-13-2008, 02:26 AM
they don't sell I-Phones at all where i live - not the old version or the new..

and no one knows when they'll finally get here..

none of the phone companies here are willing to agree to Apple's terms (to pay apple a percentage of ongoing revenue earned on the phone)

some people have bought phones when visiting the US, and then they do whatever you have to do to 'break' them so that they can use them here...

i was thinking of doing that, but since the new phone wasn't available last month when i was in the states, i'll have to wait for my next visit to the states...

OKW Lover
07-13-2008, 07:22 AM
You can check availability at your local Apple store with this link:
http://www.apple.com/retail/iphone/availability.html

simonkodousek
07-13-2008, 11:30 AM
We were at the Apple store last night to get my iMac fixed, and I felt like I was going into a nerdy night club. There was a bouncer if you will, standing outside the store only letting people who had appointments in. He even had a clipboard and walkie-talkie... I felt like a VIP.

While there I looked at the new iPhone and IMO it is a vast improvement over the original. The only drawback I can see is the increased price in the iPhone plans from AT&T.

~Simon :wizard:

By the by... I am one of those Apple nerds. And there was definitely no shortage of iPhone's. :)

lorax123
07-13-2008, 10:15 PM
My BIL just told me about this one and I am downloading now.

I have not spent a lot of time downloading, but DH downloaded one that makes your phone sound like a light saber when you swing it around. Not useful, but quite fun and shows you how much you can do with the accelerometer.

--Daneen

wow. just found the coolest app Pandora's Box. a jukebox on my phone. amazing. i had to wake up my wife to show her this one.