Archive for February, 2008

Pure indulgence

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

DSCF1439.JPG Finally it has arrived. After two weeks in an American post office, five days in the fingers of Austrian customs, I picked it up impatiently at the post office in Gleisdorfer Gasse. They charged me another 90 euros for vat but I had waited too long – almost four weeks – in order to complain. I had expected it anyway and it could always have been worse. What I didn’t know, though, was that I still had to go a long way before I could actually make calls with my new techno toy. After I had unpacked the phone and marvelled at its impeccable design, I realised that the American seller had not included the iTurbosim which was supposed to be used together with my Mobilkom-simcard in order to unlock it. DSCF1427.JPG So I had to find another solutions since I did not want to go argue with the Yanks, wait another fortnight or spend another 50 euros for a new next sim to unlock the phone. So with the help of my friend, Alex, I found another solution: A method to unlock the phone with a patch, run with the installer. When I was running the patch, Sylvia came to have a look at (more…)