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Another solution of iPhone 4 ‘Death Grip’, A Band-Aid

After three weeks of hearing about iPhone 4 antenna reception issue, on Friday, Apple finally explained this problem and also gave a solution – they would give free iPhone 4 bumpers to every iPhone 4 user. Giving free cases to iPhone 4 users was the only practical solution available for Apple but now Antenn-aid have given another solution for iPhone 4 ‘death grip’ problem. They have created a …

iPhone 4 Bumpers removed from Apple store, ready to go free!

In Friday’s press conference for iPhone 4, Steve Jobs announced that they will give free iPhone 4 cases or bumpers to iPhone 4 users. Apple would ship free bumpers till the end of September and those who have already purchased bumpers from Apple will get a full refund. Steve Jobs also said that bumpers for iPhone are totally different from the previous generation iPhone cases, hence, they …

HTC Evo also has a ‘Death Grip’ weak spot but causes no Issues thanks to its placement

Steve Jobs said in the iPhone 4 press conference that the antenna issue of iPhone 4 is not unique and all Smartphones have this issue. They also showed demonstration videos which showed a few other popular smartphones which suffered from the same issue, but their algorithms for calculating signals were different that’s why those phone didn’t look like loosing too much signals. The guys from AndroidGuys tested …

Nokia and RIM Respond to Apple’s Press Conference

During the press conference on Friday, Steve jobs said that phones are not perfect and almost all smartphones have the problem of “Antennagate”. To show that Antennagate is not a unique problem to iPhone 4, Steve Jobs showed some video demonstrations of some popular smartphone having the same type of problem. They showed the same type of issue in Blackberry Bold 9700, HTC Droid Eris …

Consumer Reports Still can’t Recommend iPhone 4 After The Free Bumpers/Cases Solution from Apple

About a week ago, Consumer Reports mentioned in their report that they cant recommend iPhone 4 because of signal reception issues and just after that report they ranked iPhone 4 as the number one smartphone currently available. They mentioned that an iPhone 4 case or bumper would solve the reception problem. Now when Apple has announced that they would give away free iPhone 4 cases …

Steve Jobs called Bloomberg report “total bull$#!t”

Just a few days a ago, a report by Bloomberg claimed that Apple senior engineer and antenna expert Ruben Caballero had expressed his concerns about the antenna design of iPhone 4 to Steve Jobs and other Apple authorities, long before its release, but they just ignored it. In Friday’s press conference, when Steve Jobs was asked about this report, he called it “total bull$#!t”:

iPhone 4 drop call rate is greater than iPhone 3GS

Apple shared some really interesting facts in their press conference on Friday. A lot of Apple fans are satisfied after the conference, although, in reality, most users were already satisfied and only a few users were having real issues with iPhone 4. Apple shared the statistics of dropped call rate on iPhone 4 and interestingly the percentage is greater than on iPhone 3GS. Apple claims …

Flickr App for iPhone Updated to Support iOS 4 Multitasking

Flickr App for iPhone has been updated to version 1.2 to support iOS 4 multitasking features such as fast app switching and background task completion. It also brings in HD video uploads for iPhone 4 users. All you Twitter junkies can post your photos to Twitter directly from within the app as well. Here’s the full change log: – Multitasking support: Photo upload continues in …