Look familiar? It's what I and others have been seeing this morning when trying to upgrade to the iPhone 2.0 firmware. Apple's servers are apparently being dismantled by heavy traffic. That's nice. But now I have a brick with no ability to call, no contacts, nothing.
Isn't there some way to prepare for this? Don't hype a product unless you're prepared to let people actually use it.
Follow-up: Unfortunately, the day didn't get any better. It veered toward success with an eventual 2.0 upgrade on my existing iPhone and, but then cratered when an . Couple this with and I was left wishing that I would have sold my spot in line . Friday was not Apple's finest day...or mine.