antennagate

  • PSA: Covering The iPhone In 4 Feet Of Concrete May Affect Signal Strength

    PSA: Covering The iPhone In 4 Feet Of Concrete May Affect Signal Strength

    Remember “Antennagate“? Oh wait, you don’t? Well let me remind you: it was pretty much the biggest deal ever… for a whole two weeks. Actually, let me rephrase that: it was pretty much the biggest deal ever for some of us in the tech media who were able to write dozens upon dozens of stories about an issue that absolutely no regular person was likely to care… Read More

  • Apple Now Selling Universal Bumper For Both Verizon And AT&T, Antenna Issues Still Not Known

    Apple Now Selling Universal Bumper For Both Verizon And AT&T, Antenna Issues Still Not Known

    One of the only exterior physical changes made for the Verizon iPhone was a slight relocation of the mute switch. In order to make the ‘new’ phone functional with the new bumper case, Apple simply cut a bit more out of the mute switch opening. How clever. We can only hope that the antenna issue is fixed and that Verizon customers won’t have to purchase iPhone LeBras Video… Read More

  • Verizon iPhone Gets Fixed Antenna? [Video]

    Verizon iPhone Gets Fixed Antenna? [Video]

    Not only do we AT&T iPhone 4 users have issues when “death-gripping” the antenna, we can’t even get service here at CES. Read More

  • Apple Says iPhone 4 Antenna Issue "Even Smaller Than We Originally Thought"

    Apple Says iPhone 4 Antenna Issue "Even Smaller Than We Originally Thought"

    Remember Antennagate? You probably do, but no one seems to talk about it anymore. Since Apple held a press conference to address the iPhone 4’s attenuation issues in July, undoubtedly millions more units have been sold. More units, more problems, right? Maybe not. “We now know that the iPhone 4 antenna attenuation issue is even smaller than we originally thought,” Apple says in… Read More

  • "Antennagate" bumpers starting to ship

    "Antennagate" bumpers starting to ship

    Good news iPhone 4 users; despite being being told that the free bumper (or case) wouldn’t be shipping for 3-5 weeks, word on the internet is that many people are starting to receive shipping notifications. So heads up if you’ve already ordered your free case or bumper, and a gentle reminder to go and do so if you haven’t already. Apparently this isn’t an isolated… Read More

  • Dirt continues to fly from under the Apple tree: Droid X is latest victim

    Dirt continues to fly from under the Apple tree: Droid X is latest victim

    We all know that the iPhone 4 is a great device, but it makes calls about as good as BP can plug an oil well. Yeah, put on a case and it works better, or update the phone and see your “true” signal. We went through this last week; “it’s not just the iPhone 4, it’s every iPhone and every other mobile out there.” But does that explain the new dead zones we see? Read More