Australian Paper Says No ‘Antennagate’ Problems With iPhone 4

Australian newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, has published a review of Apple’s new iPhone 4 and notes that while the ‘death grip’ problem is replicable, it did not cause calls to drop or negatively affect the smartphone’s user experience. This is certainly contrary to the media back in the United States, which has trying to rip ...

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RIM Shoots Back at Apple’s Comments

Research In Motion—the maker of the BlackBerry—was less than pleased at Apple CEO Steve Job’s comments that the BlackBerry Bold 9700’s reception suffers when it is held a certain way. The comment came during a hastily called Friday press conference that was created to reassure customers that “Antennagate” as Jobs called it was not a ...

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Job’s Comments Stir the Verizon iPhone Rumor Pot

Apple CEO Steve Jobs left many wondering exactly what his offhanded comment on Friday that Apple has both AT&T and Verizon cellular towers on its campus meant. Rumors have been circulating on and off since 2007, when the original iPhone was released, that Verizon would eventually be getting a model of the iPhone for its ...

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Jobs Speaks: The Scoop is in From Cupertino

The silence at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California was finally broken today, with Apple CEO Steve Jobs announcing that everyone who has purchased an iPhone 4 would receive a free case. Apple has been shaken about in the media recently since it was discovered that the reception on its wildly popular smart phone was negatively ...

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Consumer Reports Weighs in Again: Fix the iPhone

Yesterday Consumer Reports withheld its coveted ‘Recommended’ stamp of approval from Apple’s iPhone 4 despite it scoring as the top phone in the tested group—now it is asking Apple to fix the new smartphone free of charge. Apple has maintained that the reception glitch, which only occurs when a certain part of the phone is ...

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White iPhone 4 Coming Soon: Trust Apple Enough to Buy One?

Apple’s white iPhone 4 will ship in the second half of this month. It could possibly hit shelves as soon as July 16th but will most likely appear closer to the end of the month if Apple’s track record for releases proves true. What exactly will this mean for Apple and its sometimes insanely loyal ...

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Steve Jobs Emails Fake?

BoyGeniusReport (BGR) posted a story a few days back that quoted an email exchange between a disgruntled iPhone 4 customer and Steve Jobs concerning the reception issues with the new smartphone’s redesigned antenna.  Apple quickly dismissed the story as a fraud and BGR ended up revising the story multiple times. The juiciest quote from the ...

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What Is Really Up With the iPhone 4’s Antenna

Apple denied yesterday that something is physically wrong with the new iPhone 4’s antenna. Instead, the company claims that the real culprit is the mathematical formula used to calculate how many signal strength bars to display. The flawed formula apparently inflates the number of bars displayed, making it appear that users have a much better ...

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