Folks at Dvice claim to have gotten their hands on some exclusive legit details about the new iPhone 4 on Verizon.
A source who claims to have handled prototypes of the rumored Verizon iPhone revealed some of its new features to Dvice. Chief among them: a new antenna, which will be a relief to anyone wary of getting an iPhone 4 because of “Antennagate.”
They claim that the source “has seen and played with the varying Verizon iPhone prototypes over the last few months”. The details reveal that the new iPhone 4 will boast a 1.2 Ghz A4 chip, along with a 3.7 inch retina display and an [...]
Everyone’s trying to fix the iPhone 4′s attenuation problem! Best Buy is reportedly giving away free invisibleSHIELDs to any unhappy iPhone 4 owner. Meaning you didn’t even have to buy your iPhone 4 from Best Buy to take advantage.
The free invisibleSHIELD only covers the antenna portion of the iPhone 4 but offers a far more elegant solution than a bulky case or bumper. I’m not sure why Best Buy would offer this (maybe to curb returns?) but free is free. [Engadget]
Apple revealed that free bumpers will cost $175 million in revenue. As free bumpers were announced at iPhone 4 special conference to handle with the iPhone 4 antenna issues.
Few minutes ago Apple has announced the results of fiscal Q3, 2010 with profit of $3.25 billion on record $15.7 billion revenue and according to company that reached to an unexpected margin line with the expected revenue of $18 billion for Q4, 2010.
With this huge amount of earning if Apple entered the debt of $175 million for iPhone cases to its next quarter’s balance sheet then that should not be a big deal to [...]
Following is the banned iPhone 4 antenna video, ridiculously funny and humorously presents the story of Apple regarding iPhone 4 antenna issues. Check out the video after jump and enjoy.
You may also watch out another ridiculously funnyanimated iPhone 4 antenna saga video created by Taiwanese News by clicking on integrated link.
Banned iPhone 4 Antenna Video
The same Taiwanese outlet that does those Sims-style animations to better illustrate the news has done it again for Steve Jobs and the iPhone 4 antenna saga. No spoilers, but there’s a very special guest this time.
Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie RIM co-CEOs condemned and rejected Apple’s act to try to prove that RIM smartphones also have antenna issues like iPhone 4. According to RIM, Apple speaks about other’s devices just to divert the attention of customers from their personal faulty iPhone 4.
RIM issued a statement in response to Apple as Steve Jobs yesterday at iPhone 4 press conference has demonstrated Blackberry Bold 9700 to show people that all smartphones and manufacturers from all walks of life have the same signal issues like iPhone 4, at last he admitted iPhone 4 have antenna [...]
To answer Apple’s objectification on Nokia’s mobile phone antenna design which is mentioned by Steve Jobs at iPhone 4 press conference Nokia also has released a statement which makes clear that Nokia will always “prioritize antenna performance over physical design.”
According to BGR in a press release Nokia said on issue:
“As we’ve all seen, Apple had mentioned Nokia in their press conference today regarding the iPhone4. I wanted to take a moment and send you a statement regarding Nokia’s own antenna design and function.
Antenna design is a complex subject and has been a core [...]
Apple has launched the official dedicated web page of Smartphone Antenna performance to its official site. At the page Apple has posted the photos and videos of antenna testing conducted on major smart phones including iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, BlackBerry Bold 9700, HTC Droid Eris, and Samsung Omnia II.
According to all evaluations and antenna tests of smartphones by Apple it is proved that all smartphones have more or less the same antenna issues.
You may visit http://www.apple.com/antenna/ to watch out all videos and photos of smartphones included in antenna testing, the page also contains [...]
After arguing that all smartphones have the same antenna problem the iPhone 4 has, Apple has given a solution to the “non-problem”. The one we asked for: Free bumpers or cases. Here are all the details.
• If you have an iPhone 4, you can get a free bumper from Apple.
• If you want another case—or Apple’s bumpers are out of stock—you can pick another one from some options.
• If you already bought another case, you get a refund on that.
• The offer applies until September 30. At that time, they will “examine” the situation again (hmmm, does that mean [...]