No new gadget like the Apple iPhone 3GS 2009 is immune to teething problems, especially when it?s connected to a manufacturing and distribution campaign. After the opening weekend there were just a few hiccups, which is expected when you are pushing this many units of anything.
Apple is awarding store credits to individuals affected by the length of activation times on their new phones. Activations should take no longer than a couple of hours although some unlucky individuals are still awaiting to come online.
Error messages appear when attempting to hack support onto their AT&T iPhones using mobile config files online, repeatedly deleting and re-adding the configuration seems to help.
Boy Genius Report says that the sounds played by the phone are immediately followed by a very high frequency pitch tone.
Source – Engadget