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http://crave.cnet.com/8301-1_105-971...?tag=cnetfd.mt

That pisses me off big time, I think there may be some legal ramifications with this...
I have always...always sold my old cell phone when upgrading and now we're being told that u might as well just throw it in the can?
Just unlock/jailbreak it when you get a new one, so the next person doesn't get screwed. ZiPhone is a great App, does EVERYTHING for you. Win all around
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post #12 of 25
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What's their source for this? When you buy a 3G AT&T doesn't know if you had a first gen previously. And from the wording it implies that if you can't sell the first gen only if you buy a 3G. I'm not buying it
There's an upgrade program for iPhones purchased after a certain date... maybe any phone wanting the update?
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There's an upgrade program for iPhones purchased after a certain date... maybe any phone wanting the update?
I believe the date is May 27. And in that deal you give AT&T the old one
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This can't happen...what're we gonna do with our old iPhones?

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I'm beginning to hate Apple more and more. You'll see my MacBook up for sale next month. Oh wait, I hope Apple didn't do the same with their computers and it'll be rendered useless to the buyer!
 
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I'll buy one of those old iPhones... anyone here selling ?

I'll unlock it myself just in case
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I'm beginning to hate Apple more and more. You'll see my MacBook up for sale next month. Oh wait, I hope Apple didn't do the same with their computers and it'll be rendered useless to the buyer!
This is AT&T's doing. If it's true, that is, which I doubt.
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thats crazy and sucks big time...

way to go apple...
Probably was AT&T's decision, because Apple wouldn't lose anything from that.
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post #19 of 25
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This is AT&T's doing. If it's true, that is, which I doubt.
Ah, ok. Didn't have enough time to read into it that much.
 
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It's not environmentally friendly, either. People won't want the old, useless iPhones. Theoretically they'd all go into the dump because they are mostly useless.
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