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O2 opens brewery, forgets bottles

Well, the day dawns for the launch in the UK of the 3G iPhone, and the people who decided not to queue are getting about as many iPhones as the ones who did.

A quick sample from the Twitterverse: Rory Cellan-Jones, the BBC’s ubiquitous technology/industrial correspondent, decided at about 9.50 am that “Can’t believe queues at o2 and cpw in Ealing for iphone – giving up”. (There’s a picture of the queue at http://twitpic.com
/3iz2.)
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Apple iPhone 3G pre-orders crash O2 site

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Customers eager to pre-order an Apple Inc. iPhone 3G in the U.K. overwhelmed the O2 Web site early Monday, and when the site returned to operation, the mobile operator said “unprecedented” demand had exhausted its available inventory.

Starting at 8:00 a.m. in the U.K., O2 began taking pre-orders for the iPhone 3G, telling customers who had earlier registered interest in the new phone that an 8GB model would be delivered by courier on Friday, the smart phone’s first on-sale day, after they completed an order form and selected a service plan.
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Google Talk comes to the iPhone, iPod Touch

Google is making its Google Talk instant-messaging application available for Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch.

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