Apple's biggest product launch ever is turning into its biggest headache.
In response to complaints about declining call quality with the iPhone 4, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced that it would. Jobs announced the move during a in which he again sought to illustrate that the antenna issues were common with other smartphones as well.
The bumper issue is a touchy one for Apple; it had previouslyto owners who complained about reception.
Perhaps Apple's wake-up call came whendue to problems with its reception. According to a story posted on Consumer Reports' Web site, it was forced to withhold its recommendation after its engineers found that when you touch the gap in the antenna on the phone's lower left side, "the signal can significantly degrade enough to cause you to lose your connection altogether if you're in an area with a weak signal."
Though Consumer Reports' latest findings are significant, it is not alone in reaching them. Indeed, during testing,that the iPhone 4 call quality degrades when you touch the gap on the left side.
Some predicted the purpose of the press conference was to announce a recall of the iPhone to fix the problem. While a recall could be damaging to Apple's reputation,
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The Internet, YouTube, and Twitter have changed the way Americans consume media--and mean that the FCC's restrictions on seven dirty words should no longer be constitutional, a federal appeals court says.
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Beijing says that Google's China Web site operator pledges to ensure that it exposes Chinese Web surfers to "no law-breaking content."
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