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Topic: iPhone 4 Antenna Problem

Apple's $15 settlement checks for iPhone 4 'antennagate' begin arriving

04/23/2013, 09:04 am

iPhone 4 owners who filed claims in a class-action lawsuit against Apple over the device's antenna have begun receiving $15 settlement checks in the mail.


iPhone 4 owners who didn't take a free case can now claim $15 settlement

03/29/2012, 07:03 am

Legal notices began arriving with iPhone 4 owners on Thursday, informing them that they can receive $15 if they refused to take a free case from Apple as a result of a class-action settlement.


Apple issues statement on iPhone 4 'antenna-gate' lawsuit settlement

02/18/2012, 02:02 pm

After settling a class-action lawsuit over the "antenna-gate" controversy that surrounded the iPhone 4 in 2010, Apple has issued a statement declaring the $15 payouts apply to a "small number" of people.


Apple settles class-action suit over iPhone 4 antenna, offers US customers $15 or Bumper

02/17/2012, 11:02 pm

A new settlement reached between Apple and members of a class-action lawsuit over an antenna issue with the iPhone 4 will offer U.S residents who purchased the device $15 in cash or a free bumper case.


Consumer Reports declares Apple addressed antenna issue with iPhone 4S

11/08/2011, 07:11 am

Consumer Reports on Tuesday announced it is recommending the iPhone 4S to customers, stating that Apple's latest handset "doesn't suffer the reception problem we found in its predecessor."


Inside Apple's iPhone 4S and its improved antenna: 'S' is for Signal

10/13/2011, 01:10 pm

The new iPhone 4S features a redesigned antenna design that allows for better reception and faster wireless data speeds, a tweak that should further distance Apple from the "antennagate" controversy that occurred around the launch of the iPhone 4.


Consumer Reports claims Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 suffers same antenna issue

02/25/2011, 02:02 pm

In testing the new Verizon CDMA iPhone 4, Consumer Reports has found that Apple's new smartphone experiences the same signal degrading antenna issue found in the GSM model released last year.


Photos, video may show Apple's 5th-gen or Verizon iPhone antenna redesign [ux2]

01/05/2011, 01:01 pm

New pictures claim to show a redesigned stainless steel frame for the iPhone, with new placement of black bands on the perimeter of the handset's frame, the metal band which also acts as the phone's antenna [update: video removed].


White iPhone 4 seen in public, test finds issues with camera flash

12/06/2010, 02:12 pm

As a white iPhone 4 was spotted in public, another handset constructed using leaked alleged official parts demonstrates issues with the camera flash.


HTC echoes Apple in defense of HD7 'death grip' issue

12/02/2010, 10:12 pm

Using language reminiscent of Apple's stance on the iPhone 4 antenna problem, Taiwanese handset maker HTC issued a statement Thursday defending its Windows Phone 7 HD7 smartphone from criticisms that it suffers from weakened signal strength when gripped.


PCWorld reliability survey: Apple 'smoked the competition'

11/30/2010, 09:11 am

PCWorld this week released the results of its annual Reliability and Service Survey, and Apple won handily in the desktop, notebook and smartphone categories.


Apple field testing iPhone 4 revision, may add CDMA - rumor

10/18/2010, 11:10 pm

Apple has begun field testing a new version of the iPhone, prompting continued speculation of an early 2011 launch of a CDMA-compatible iPhone, according to an unconfirmed report.


Apple looking into iPhone 4 glass-breaking third-party cases - report

10/07/2010, 08:10 pm

In an effort to avoid another public relations debacle, Apple is investigating scratching and cracking of the iPhone 4's glass panel back caused by third-party cases, a new report claims.


Consumer Reports condemns end of iPhone 4 free case program

09/13/2010, 08:09 pm

Consumer Reports responded negatively to Apple's discontinuation of the free iPhone 4 case program, refusing to recommend the iPhone 4.


End of Apple's iPhone 4 Case Program seen as benefit to shareholders

09/13/2010, 08:09 am

Apple's conclusion of the iPhone 4 Case Program, but extended offer of free protective Bumpers for customers who contact AppleCare, is a positive for customers that will also likely benefit AAPL shareholders, one analyst believes.


Apple announces iPhone 4 Case Program will conclude on Sept. 30

09/10/2010, 02:09 pm

Customers who buy an iPhone 4 after Sept. 30 will not be able to request a free case through Apple's "Case Program," but they will be able to contact AppleCare to request a free Bumper.


iPhone 4 antenna issue 'topical,' but users more interested in Verizon

09/08/2010, 08:09 am

A new survey of cell phone users found that 20 percent of potential buyers let the iPhone 4 antenna affect their purchasing decision, but three times as many expressed dismay that Apple's smartphone is not available on U.S. carrier Verizon.


Mexico's Telcel claims iPhone 4 antenna hardware fix in the works

08/31/2010, 11:08 am

An executive with Mexican carrier Telcel has suggested that Apple plans to release a revised iPhone 4 with a tweaked antenna design after the company's free case giveaway expires at the end of September.


Papermaster's Apple exit a result of falling out with Steve Jobs

08/09/2010, 08:08 am

Mark Papermaster's departure from Apple is said to be a result of "cultural incompatibility" and losing the trust of Chief Executive Steve Jobs, and not solely a result of the iPhone 4 "antennagate."


iPhone 4 owners report fewer dropped calls than iPhone 3GS

08/04/2010, 11:08 am

A new survey of iPhone 4 users has found that owners of Apple's latest handset have experienced fewer dropped calls than those who own an iPhone 3GS, suggesting the real-world impact of the iPhone 4 antenna issue is a non-factor.