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24 07, 2010

Apple calls out another phone for signal issues… again

By |July 24th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

During the iPhone 4 press conference last week, Steve Jobs showed us the first few videos of their new web series: "Hey, these phones suck too."  We got a peak at BlackBerry, Samsung and HTC all demonstrating the same signal issue as the iPhone.  Since then, they've dedicated a whole page on their website to the accusation of other mobile companies.  They followed the pilot episode by adding the Nokia N97 Mini: this appeared to be directly related to Nokia's blog response.  We came across episod [...]

21 07, 2010

Surprise! All cell phones have issues.

By |July 21st, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let’s face it folks, cell phones, whether we want to admit it or not, are released with bugs, issues, and a host of other problems that might crop up through normal, daily use. This fact was put on full display during Steve Jobs’ ‘Antennagate’ press conference last week when he highlighted common problems with antenna reception. The videos of a Blackberry, Android, and Windows Mobile phone experiencing similar dropped call issues illustrate that cell phones are asked to perform ideally in anythi [...]

13 07, 2010

iPhone 4 death grip… it’s hardware

By |July 13th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm surprised that so many people have this wrong... so surprised that I had to break my own rules and actually write a news article before our August launch date. The media has it wrong.  The iPhone 4 death grip does cause signal issues, but it's only on some iPhone 4's.  All of the mainstream news sources claim that it's just the way the iPhone 4 was designed.  If you hold the iPhone 4 like the picture to the right, you'll be able to kill your signal in some service areas with bad reception.   [...]

24 06, 2010

iPhone 4: a worthy upgrade

By |June 24th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

For those of us who have been a little busy lately (sorry about the lack of updates), we probably don't know as much about the iPhone 4 as we'd like. Here's a little list of stuff that's new. The new Retina Display has a super-high resolution and pixel density that won't be that obvious at first, but if you take out your original iPhone, iPhone 3G or even the 3GS, you'll notice a difference right away... if you have good eyesight. The camera now takes even better pictures and shoots 720p video. [...]