Apple Files Patent to Put Antennas behind Logo on iPhones

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Apple has a reputation for pushing the envelope of design in high-tech devices to the edge and beyond. Think the original iMac and the MacBook Air for an example of the edge and the iPhone 4 signal attenuation disaster dubbed ‘Antennagate’ as beyond. So what is the company cooking up in its labs now? Hiding ...

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Video: HTC’s HD7 Hit with ‘Antennagate’ of Its Own

  HTC’s new HD7 smartphone has been hit with an ‘Antennagate’ fiasco of its own and which is eerily similar to the problem that affects the iPhone 4. Multiple reports and video have come in that if the HD7—which launched exclusively on T-Mobile’s network in the US and runs Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 (WP7) operating ...

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The Apple Rubber Bumper Deal for the iPhone 4 Ends

Apple's rubber bumper case deal ended yesterday. Don't get me wrong though, you can still call up Apple and complain to get one. The company is now doing the free cases on a case-by-case basis (pun possibly intended). However, the bigger question is: was 'Antennagate' real? I think it was, and is. I've seen plenty ...

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Apple’s iPhone 4 Still Not Recommended By Consumer Reports

  Apple's popular new iPhone 4 still does not have a 'recommended' rating by Consumer Reports. The 'Antennagate' reception fiasco Apple has mostly managed to wade through is the culprit. Surprisingly, despite the lack of a recommened by Consumer Reports, the iPhone 4 is still its top rated smartphone. The older iPhone 3GS has the coveted ...

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What to Do When Apple Stops its iPhone 4 Case Giveaway September 30

Apple's iPhone 4 bumper case giveaway is still ending at the end of September, and Apple is not extending it. Apple is also still not admitting to the whole 'Antennagate' fiasco either (no surprise there). What does that leave anyone looking to buy an iPhone 4 after September 30th to do? Not much it seems. Apple ...

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The Damage the iPhone 4 Took From Antennagate

While I am not sure exactly how accurate the survey was, information released from analyst firm Piper Jaffray's poll of 258 cellphone users in Minnieapolis, MN is quite interesting. The 'Antennagate' fiasco that marked the launch of Apple's iPhone 4 took quite a bite out of sales. According to Piper Jaffray, 20% of people who ...

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New iPhone 4 Antenna Rumors

The iPhone 4 might be getting an antenna design the end of this September. An executive at Mexican cellular carrier Telcel has claimed that after September 30th, the iPhone 4 will be sold with a new antenna design. This is quite an interesting claim for a number of reasons. September 30th is when Apple stops giving ...

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iPhone 4 Users Can Laugh at the Droid 2’s Antenna Problems

I know it's not nice to go around pointing and laughing at other's misfortune, but after everything Apple iPhone 4 users had to put up with lately, I think they deserve a good chuckle. Okay, so we all know about the 'Antennagate' problems the iPhone 4 suffers from. Cases are out; software fixes have been ...

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The Apple iOS Device Rumors Go Crazy

Apple has always had the pleasure of being a company that has such a loyal user base that is has been able to spawn truly outrageous rumors. The best part of crazy rumors about Apple though, is that sometimes they turn out to be true. That is both excellent for me (since I need to ...

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Rumor Has it the White iPhone 4 is Delayed Due to Light Leak

Since the white iPhone 4 has been delayed until sometime later this year, a lot of speculation has popped up as to the reason why its initially promised July release has been postponed. Besides the usual assumptions that the delay is due to a real hardware fix being worked on for the iPhone 4’s antenna ...

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How to Get Your Free iPhone 4 Case

Apple promised everyone who bought the new iPhone 4 a free case for it to eliminate the ‘death grip’ problem the smartphone suffers from. While CEO Steve Job’s announcement that free cases were in store for everyone —along with refunds for those who purchased one—was excellent news and at least a good step in the ...

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Get Your ‘Death Grip’ on and Test it on Your BlackBerry

Apple CEO Steve Jobs claimed that Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry line of smartphones suffers from similar problems as Apple’s iPhone 4 when it comes to reception attenuation. Jobs demonstrated how a ‘death grip’ on the BlackBerry Bold 9700 can also lead to dropped bars during his most recent media spectacle (where he also promised ...

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The iPhone 4’s ‘Antennagate’ Provides Plenty of Fun Things

Apple’s iPhone ‘Antennagate’ dilemma is not all bad news—plenty of fun things have popped up poking fun at the insanely popular smartphone. Everything from ‘band aids’ to fix the reception issues, to T-shirts proclaiming that “You’re holding it wrong.” Oh, and do not forget those hilarious YouTube videos. So here you go, a rundown on ...

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Apple Pulls iPhone 4 Bumpers From Store, Giveaway Might Cost $175M

Apple has pulled its iPhone 4 bumper cases from its store in anticipation that it will not be able to keep up with demand since CEO Steve Jobs announced last Friday that everyone who purchased the new smartphone would be eligible for a free case as a fix for ‘Antennagate.’ At the same time, Apple’s ...

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Video Surfaces of BlackBerry Bold 9800 with “Death Grip” Problem

A YouTube video surfaced and was quickly deleted that showcased the upcoming BlackBerry Bold 9800 “Torch”—only problem is that in the video showed the bars on the phone drop as it was held. While this might not normally be that big of a deal, ever since Apple CEO Steve Jobs called out Research In Motion ...

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