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Discussion in 'Gadgets and Gizmos' started by josh.p., Jan 8, 2011.

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    Also.. Keith, am I imagining things or is it now free to unlock your iPhone if you're on pay monthly?
     
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    sure is :yes:
     
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    Still haven't found out anything on the SIM card front but have found a top-up card in wal-mart for $45 for unlimited calls texts and data
     
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    that att thing we found no good?
     
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    It is fine Keith but getting to ATT in my first few days out there is going to be quite difficult as you start training the morning after you arrive and I want a phone ASAP. I might find an AT&T sim on eBay and sort it before I go.
     
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    I doubt you'll find better unless they bring something out between now and then. You may have to manage without for a day *shock* :lol:
     
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    It would be more like a week though :thud: If they are on eBay at the right price I'll just get it before I go, one less thing for me to worry about as I have a list as long as my arm.
     
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    well thats true enough, the more you can do before getting there the better :yes: but they cant be training you 24*7, I bet you could get an at&t sim from somewhere in the evening or even the night at the mall etc
     
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    There would be so much other stuff to think about at that time though that I would probably not have the time to look for the best deal :unsure: I will look into it closer to the time as even in the space of a week AT&T have changed their plans! :slap:
     
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    Did you ever sort anything out Josh??
     
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    nope :sigh: The only reasonable solution seems to be to buy a wireless router whilst out there, use my iPhone when I have wifi and just have a cheap phone for calls and texts! :(
     
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    How about this tobile 4g mobile hotspot

    prepaid so just top up and you can connect up to 5 devices to it via wifi?

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    Im probably going to give one of these a try... either tmobile or the verizon one depending which I can find.

    I'll keep it in my pocket and hopefully that'll mean i'll be able to receive/send texts on my normal UK number, receive emergency calls from uk to my normal number if need be. I'll turn off data roaming on the iphone and connect to that device using wifi

    In theory it should work out ok
     
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    It would be good if you just wanted to do a few texts home, but I'm gonna be texting fellow CMs in the states, too. AT&T Go Plan seems to be the cheapest but still not great for data
     
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    yep my use (if I can manage it somehow) would be mostly data so something like that would be pretty much ideal.

    The ATT go plan would be ok IF they don't block your sim because they detect it's an iphone. Why they do this is beyond me but they clearly do.
     
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    A guy on eBay is claiming you can activate them through iTunes to work on an iPhone. He has tons of feedback saying the same, too. I am going to drop them an email.
     
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    yeah I've seen about 50/50 people saying it does work v it doesnt. Some people get it working only for it to stop the day later and at&t when phoned, say it's not allowed on an iphone.

    I still think it's worth a shot though! do you have an ebay link for the sims?
     
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