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Old 2nd September 2007, 12:44   #31
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i had ordered for the iPhone from states and Sahil you are right the iphone was locked and had to b activated before doing anything but there are various ways to bypass it. also the unlock part was a bit hard as currently there are 4 methods of unlocking it:-
1. the method posted by Unknown.
2. involves messing with the sim card.
3. HW unlock
4. easier method of hw unlock
5. SW UNLOCK(Expected to release soon)

and akshay1234
yes all the functions work but have currently disabled the phone function as i was expecting a SW Unlock soon and wanted to test it. i got it for 50000 Rs = $648 for iphone including american taxes + 80$ for delivery + 35% custom tax (i dont remember the exact figure).

i needed to pay such an amount because i got it sent from states from a friend. but if u buy it from there it will only cost u $648
35% Custum duty , Duty on phones is 4% of the total amount , you've paid too much .
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Old 2nd September 2007, 15:30   #32
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So irule what method did you use to unlock the phone? Did you have to register with At&t to enable the phone at first?
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What i have heard....After you buy the thing you have to register it with apple and cingular....which is done by itunes.... so if you not plan to register it you simply dont connect to yr itunes library..which means you can transfer songs on it so whats the use..i would wait it to be launched in india..so you can use all the features
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I Used the the second method to unlock the iPhone and i dint register with at&t to activate the iphone. yes m4ugr8 u r correct in Normal circumstances you have to register with at&t to activate it but there are various methods of bypassing it and making the servers believe it is the real deal i myself have tried 5 of them for me and my friends and all have activated successfully. And after that when you connect it to iTunes it allows you to sync everything automatically (which means everything in your library) and not manually ( which allows you to drag and drop the files you want on to the iphone). Let me remind you that the iPhone as of YET doesnt support BLUETOOTH FILE TRANSFERS which will be fixed hopefully with future updates. iTunes not only allows you to sync Songs, Photos, Videos, Playlists and Podcasts but also is the only way to sync Contacts. it also gives you the option of syncing bookmarks and calender entries.

if you want pictures to see the iphone how it is then pm and ill post it soon
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Default iPhone price drop !!

Apple has dropped the prices of the 8gb iPhone today it now retails at $399 !!
The 4gb model has been discontinued
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Old 6th September 2007, 02:55   #36
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That's pretty cheap. A shade over 16k. But is it true that it doesn't have Bluetooth?
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Theres also an Ipod available now thats got everyhting the Iphone has except the phone capabilities for a $100 less, Id rather pay that $100 more and get the phone as well.
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Todays Mumbai mirror says the kid who cracked the iPhone has been given 3 more IPhones and a Nissan 350 Z in exchange for the cracked phone.
Read the report some time back. Yawsa.

How many do I need to crack to get the Veyron? 25? Where's my hammer??
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That's pretty cheap. A shade over 16k. But is it true that it doesn't have Bluetooth?
It does have Bluetooth and is compatible will pair seamlessly with handsfree devices. But you cant exchange files through it with another device.
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whats the point having bluetooth and not able to exchange files ??? :S
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saumil the bluetooth file transfer will be added in short time with the upcomming updates and
sahil where pairing is concerned it doesnt pair with all blutooth headsets only compatible one
Also you guys missed 1 pont about yesterday there is an update coming thios month with wi-fi itunes and ringtone service for iphone (which most people has already done finding ways)
Tough its sad that the price dropped specially for all the indians like me who ended up paying 50k for it thanks to our wonderful taxes.
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The miniOne, an ipone clone, has been released, with upgrades that beat the original Specs include a resolution of 720x780; two cameras,one of them 3MP; a DMB TV tuner; GPS; and video output. The 4GB version will sell for $250 (10,200 INR)
Source Digit September 07 issuse.

Guys this is in China

Presenting the Meizu miniOne!


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.................... OT .................

Jeeez, v1p3r, your avatar freaked me out for a sec.

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Apple has dropped the prices of the 8gb iPhone today it now retails at $399 !!
The 4gb model has been discontinued
And they've given a $100 Apple Store Credit to folks who bought the iPhone at the higher price during the 10 days immediately before the price-cut. (Note: It could be 20 days -- my memory is not as good as it used to be). The credit is issued by SMS to the iPhone.
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Hey Guys. Iphone 4 GB is discontinued bu still available on Apple website for delivery for $299 + Taxes, just search there website.

Moreover a free software unlock is already available on net.

So you can very much own a Iphone 4GB for as low as 13K
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