IPhone Adds At-Home Activation, Copy and Paste… Sorta

by admin December 12, 2008 at 12:30 pm

Apple is making the iPhone easier to activate and a third party is trying to make up for another important shortcoming of the phone

Are you a couch potato looking to score America’s best selling phone? Apple and AT&T now have you covered.

With the release of the 3G iPhone, a noticeable change was the at-home activation being mostly dropped (though still available in some circumstances). Now Apple has quietly announced the full return of the feature, allowing users to order and activate all from the comfort of their favorite sitting spot in their home.

Be warned, though — if you’re looking to get an iPhone for $199 through online ordering and then activate it and be on your way to unlocking, you will be in for an unpleasant surprise. Apple requires billing information for the activation process, and should you choose to fail to go with AT&T you will be hit with a big early termination fee.

Read more: dailytech.com