Consumer Reports Confirms Verizon iPhone 4 Death Grip Problems

We'd heard previous reports that the Verizon iPhone 4 was susceptible to the same death grip issues that rocked the original iPhone, but now industry heavy Consumer Reports confirms it: the death grip is back. According to CR: » 2/25/11 1:52pm 2/25/11 1:52pm

Apple, Antennagate, and Why It's Time to Move On

"There's an awful lot of hoopla about that iPhone antenna." Why yes, there is. And while there's much to criticize about Apple's response, we're glad to see they've stopped pretending the problem doesn't exist. » 7/19/10 5:00pm 7/19/10 5:00pm

Initial Reports: Software Update Doesn't Fix iPhone 4 Antenna Problem,…

Initial reports on Apple's iOS 4.1 update confirm what we already knew and what AppleCare is telling to customers: The iPhone software update doesn't fix the iPhone 4's antenna problems. The good news is that it fixes the bar display. » 7/14/10 7:02pm 7/14/10 7:02pm

iPhone 4 Silent Recall: Some Readers Confirm [Updating Live]

Yesterday, a reader claimed that—after exchanging his iPhone 4—he couldn't reproduce the sharp signal drop caused by the antenna problem. Now, some readers have confirmed the story. However, others haven't seen any improvement in their replacement units. [Updating] » 7/14/10 4:20pm 7/14/10 4:20pm

Is Apple Silently Recalling the iPhone 4 Now?

We've received only one report, so take it with a hill of salt: A Gizmodo reader claims that, after Apple replaced his iPhone 4, he couldn't reproduce the sharp loss of signal. He says that the hardware seems slightly different: » 7/13/10 6:00pm 7/13/10 6:00pm

Apple Censors Discussions On Negative Consumer Reports' iPhone 4 Test…

Apple has deleted at least six threads talking about Consumer Reports' iPhone 4 tests. Customers on Apple's support boards were discussing the publication's negative report, which demonstrated that the design flaw could affect all users. [Updated] » 7/13/10 8:56am 7/13/10 8:56am

AppleCare: The iPhone 4 Update Won't Solve the Antenna Problem

AppleCare has confirmed what we already knew: The incoming software update won't fix the iPhone 4's transmission and reception problems. They acknowledged the antenna problem exists, offering the same solution as before: Buy a case or hold the iPhone differently. » 7/06/10 1:45pm 7/06/10 1:45pm

Why Apple's iPhone 4 Update Won't Fix Your Reception Problem

This graphic shows why some people experience the iPhone 4 signal drop problems while others haven't been able to reproduce it. It also explains why Apple's incoming software update—which promises more accurate signal bars—won't fix the antenna problem. » 7/02/10 10:15am 7/02/10 10:15am