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iPhone says, "Su telefono esta ahora listo para recibir las llamadas!" [Aug. 17th, 2007|07:07 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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Yeah, I bought an iPhone.

Same number, thanks to this article. Thanks, Ask! Activated immediately.

No CrashBerry anymore, nor T-Mobile fucking up my MMSes. I'll just live without MMS, like I have for quite some time now. When I travel overseas, I'll bring the CrashBerry.
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[User Picture]From: daveman692
2007-08-18 02:13 am (UTC)
meh, still waiting for the promised software update which adds all these other features. I am however being drawn closer to an iPhone as I'm going to try to move away from an Outlook/Exchange world now that I'll have IMAP once again.

Good article though!
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-08-18 02:34 am (UTC)
The good thing about the iPhone: great IMAP client! Compared to no IMAP client at all on the CrashBerry.
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[User Picture]From: erik
2007-08-18 07:54 am (UTC)
Does IMAP still only do top-level folders? Last time I looked into converting to an IMAP structure you couldn't do subfolders, which disagrees with my OCDness when it comes to organization.
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From: jamesd
2007-08-18 08:29 am (UTC)
IMAP supports subfolders, some servers don't.
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[User Picture]From: grumpy_sysadmin
2007-08-18 04:40 pm (UTC)
The iPhone email client essentially does all the same things that Mail.app does, including subfolders, provided your IMAP server does.

The interface to browsing them is a bit clumsy, for two major reasons. First, it fails to use the initial-letter scrolling on the right side of the screen that, for instance, Contacts uses, but that's true in Mail.app too. Second, the view is hierarchical by way of tabs, but not collapsible (I trust that makes sense?).

Looking at it in Mail.app and on the iPhone, I realize how much of a mess ~/mail has become given that every correspondent/mailing list has its own top level directory... but that's the interface that makes the most sense in mutt(1), which remains my primary MUA, so... ymmv.
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[User Picture]From: supersat
2007-08-18 02:14 am (UTC)
Apparently, one of the research projects I'm working on is buying 20(!) iPhones. Supposedly DARPA loves it.
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From: (Anonymous)
2007-08-18 02:25 am (UTC)
you don't get it
brad's iphone is slave to leah culver's iphone

*does britney spears dance 'Slave for you'*
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[User Picture]From: grumpy_sysadmin
2007-08-18 04:41 pm (UTC)
Welcome to the club! ;^>
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From: ext_59938
2007-08-20 03:06 am (UTC)

Crashberry overseas?

I'm guessing you won't have to carry the Blackberry overseas for long. As soon as AT&T begins introducing the iPhone in Europe and elsewhere my money's on their sorting out roaming agreements and offering a viable international voice and data plan for the iPhone.

I'm not sure they'll do this in time for my next European trip, though, which will be a bit of a drag.
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[User Picture]From: askbjoernhansen
2007-09-03 07:56 pm (UTC)

Finally :-)

Glad to hear you came to your senses.

I just got back from ~2-3 weeks in Malaysia where I used the old Treo. Oh, the pain.

Even an unlocked iPhone wouldn't really work when traveling as there's approximately zero control over how much EDGE/GPRS data it uses unless you just disable email ... (compared to the treo that's how it feels anyway). (Data is Crazy Expensive on most pre-paid plans in my experience).


- ask
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