Apple just announced the iPhone 4S and it looks exactly the same as the iPhone 4! Does that mean it's plagued by the iPhone 4's notorious attenuation problem? No, not anymore. This time around, they fixed the antenna.
RIM and Nokia have responded to Apple's claim that all smartphones have the same attenuation and signal loss issue that the iPhone 4 has. Here's what they said:
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.
Dave Winer—the father of blogging and the RSS—has published this article on Apple's current situation. His prediction: The Reality Distortion Field bubble is "about to burst" and Apple is going to suffer the ugliest shitstorm you've ever seen.
In this video, an iPhone 4 owner demonstrates how the antenna problem also affects transmission in voice calls. Using only one finger, the voice quality degrades, even dropping completely. He explains the process: