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 Sep 10, 2007 - 10:00 AM - by Michael
* Iphone on even when it's not?

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Imagine this - you take your phone (turned off) on vacation, and when you get back, you find out it racked up thousands of dollars in overseas roaming charges anyways.

That's what someone got after going on a vacation with the iPhone.

They didn't use their phones, but when they got back they had a 54-page monthly bill of nearly $4,800 from AT&T Wireless.

The problem was that their three Iphones were racking up a bill for data charges using foreign phone charges. The Iphone regularly updates e-mail, even while it's off, so that all the messages will be available when the user turns it on.
Note to Apple: if it's "updating", it's not actually off.
 

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