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Unlocked iPhone 3G owners on Vodafone having trouble after 2.0.1 firmware update

Cell carrier Vodafone offers a unique service for their iPhone 3G devices–for a fee, users can pay to have their devices unlocked which sounds great, right?

Well, yes and no. Unlocked is good, but no being able to use your phone anymore sucks a bit.

Since upgrading to the new 2.0.1 firmware that Apple released yesterday, unlocked Vodafone iPhone 3G owners are receiving a “0xE8000001” error message and are unable to re-connect to the service.

Some, not all, users are able to get their phone working again by restoring their phone. Whether it’s a Vodaphone or Apple bug, hopefully there will be a fix soon.

Vodafone sells the iPhone 3G in ten different countries right now so this could be a big problem.

[Via TUAW]


New release dates for BlackBerry Bold?

New BlackBerry Bold release dates have hit the Internet, and it looks like some carriers will be making their customers wait a bit.

According to info obtained by BlackBerryNews.com, release dates for different carriers will be as follows:

  • July 29 – Rogers
  • August 1 – Vodafone UK
  • August 4 – T-Mobile Germany
  • September 1 (or later) – AT&T
  • Sometime in September – O2

Their info says that the Rogers and T-Mobile Germany dates are firm, while the others may slip a bit. In the UK, Vodafone won’t officially say anything except that it will launch before November 1, so the August 1 date is a rumor.

[Via CrunchGear]

Vodafone bringing iPhone to ten new markets this year


This morning cell carrier Vodafone announced that it will be releasing the Apple iPhone in ten new markets:

  • Australia
  • Czech Republic
  • Egypt
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • India
  • Portugal
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Turkey

No word on exactly when it will be available in each of the countries but it is expected sometime this year.

[Via Engadget]