Topic: iPhone 4 Antenna Problem
07/15/2010, 12:07 pm
Apple's scheduling of a press conference Friday to talk about the iPhone 4 could foreshadow a product recall, a free in-store modification of the device's hardware, or a handout of free bumpers, depending on who you ask.
07/15/2010, 10:07 am
An Apple engineer warned the company's executives last year that the design of the iPhone 4 could lead to reception problems, and a carrier partner also expressed concern about its external antenna before the June launch, according to a new report.
07/15/2010, 10:07 am
Democratic New York Senator Charles Schumer on Thursday issued an open letter to Steve Jobs regarding the iPhone 4 antenna issues, calling Apple's current solutions "insufficient" and asking the company to provide a free fix for consumers.
07/15/2010, 08:07 am
A new rumor has stated that Apple will release an iPhone software update in the form of iOS 4.0.1 on Thursday, a day before the company has scheduled a press conference to talk about the iPhone 4.
07/14/2010, 08:07 pm
Apple this Friday will hold a press conference on its Cupertino-based campus to discuss the iPhone 4 and, presumably, the growing array of allegations from the media over the handset's reception woes.
07/14/2010, 05:07 pm
Apple on Tuesday began widespread testing of iOS 4.1, the first update to the company's new mobile operating system shipping on the iPhone 4, delivering changes to the way the handset displays signal strength.
07/14/2010, 08:07 am
A new analysis has found that resolving the much publicized iPhone 4 antenna issues could cost Apple up to $900 million, and each additional week that Apple takes to resolve the issue could add another $200 million as sales increase.
07/13/2010, 08:07 pm
A recall of the iPhone 4 could cost Apple as much as $1.5 billion, according to one investment research firm.
07/13/2010, 03:07 pm
An engineer experienced with electromagnetic issues like those now affecting Apple's iPhone 4 says that the tests performed by Consumer Reports were scientifically flawed.
07/13/2010, 01:07 pm
The iPhone 4 antenna issue has reached a "boiling point," though investors in Apple should not overreact to the problem, a Wall Street analyst said Tuesday.
07/13/2010, 10:07 am
A continued focus on antenna issues associated with the iPhone 4, following this week's update from Consumer Reports, could create a risk for Apple, one prominent Wall Street analyst believes.
07/13/2010, 07:07 am
Despite saying it "can't recommend" iPhone 4 in its blog, Consumer Reports also assigns Apple's newest phone the "highest rated" score as the best smartphone currently available in its official paid research reports.
07/12/2010, 09:07 pm
Numerous threads pertaining to Consumer Reports' testing of the iPhone 4, which found reception issues, were removed from Apple's official online forums Monday.
07/12/2010, 11:07 am
Consumer Reports announced on Monday that it cannot recommend the iPhone 4 to potential buyers due to reception problems that are a result of the design of the handset.
07/12/2010, 11:07 am
AT&T, the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in the U.S., recently sent out certificates to some customers, granting them free 3G MicroCell devices for improved reception at home.
07/06/2010, 04:07 pm
To promote the forthcoming launch of the Droid X handset, Verizon this week took out a full-page ad in The New York Times in which it mocked widely reported reception issues with the iPhone 4.
07/02/2010, 05:07 pm
"There's no reason, at least yet, to forgo buying an iPhone 4 over its reception concerns," writes Consumer Reports
07/02/2010, 01:07 pm
Though it has not given away protective cases to the masses to alleviate reception issues with the iPhone 4, Apple did attempt to appease one small New York business owner with five free $30 bumpers, AppleInsider has learned.
07/02/2010, 08:07 am
Apple on Friday issued an open letter to iPhone 4 users, revealing that the formula used to calculate bars of signal strength on the device is inaccurate, and will be corrected in the coming weeks through a free software fix.
07/01/2010, 09:07 pm
A top Apple spokesperson has emphatically denied that Steve Jobs was the author of a series of comments in an email exchange regarding iPhone 4 reception.