iPhone 3G AT&T Activation Details: Doing It at Home is Possible, But…

The two things we previously heard about iPhone 3G activation on AT&T-mandatory in-store activation and a penalty if you don't activate within 30 days-seemed to contradict each other. Not anymore. Apple Insider has just heard through an internal memo that people can actually leave a retail store without activating… » 6/16/08 1:39pm 6/16/08 1:39pm

Still Having iPhone Activation Problems?

We feel your pain. Hell, some of us took almost 48 hours for our iPhones to activate (it was actually our previous provider's fault, because they took their sweet time letting go of the number). AT&T's even put out a press release yesterday saying they've solved all problems on their end and everything should be fine.… » 7/02/07 12:51pm 7/02/07 12:51pm

Don't Feel Like Activating Vista? It's Cool, Take As Long As You Like

With a simple registry tweak, you can take that 30-day activation deadline and shove it—possibly forever. According to Brian Livingston, publisher of Windows Secrets, the activation delay hack previously thought to work for 120 days can be reused "indefinitely," though it varies from copy to copy. » 3/16/07 5:06pm 3/16/07 5:06pm