The iPhone activation problems, issues with the network or whatever the reasons might be, many folks are offering tips about how to use iPhone as a six generation WiFi enabled iPod. A very expensive one, but nevertheless, an iPod.
If you pop in an inactive SIM, you can still use the WiFi for email and web, and according to The Unofficial Apple Weblog, it syncs with iTunes without much problems. Johnny Appleseed, leaves a comment in one of our posts, and guides us through the process of activating and canceling the service. Alex King seems to have done this.
The interesting question is: if more and more people start doing this, what does it say about the AT&T Wireless network. And will it trigger some re-thinking at Ma Bell. Something to ponder about!