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Apple KNEW! [UPDATED]

By .Martin. ·
Seems like apple has finally said something other than "don't hold the iPhone that way"

http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2010/07/02appleletter.html

in my opinion, not much of a fix. I've never seen this happen with any other phone (including older versions of the iPhone)

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Ah, I get it.

by CharlieSpencer In reply to Apple KNEW! [UPDATED]

It's not that gripping the phone wrong causes your reception to suck. Actually, your receptions sucked all along.

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But gripping it a certain way reveals the suckage.

by seanferd In reply to Ah, I get it.

It all makes so much sense now!

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Not at all apparently what has happened here

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to But gripping it a certain ...

Is that the iPhone 4G has been infected with the Windows CE Virus and is mistakenly reporting the actual signal strength to something considerably higher than it should be.

Dam that Microsoft they infect everything. :0

Col

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The CE virus in an Apple!? Noes!

by seanferd In reply to Not at all apparently wha ...

It's mutating. What if it adapts further to other species? Think of the children!?

<i>mistakenly reporting the actual signal strength to something considerably higher than it should be.</i>

Exactly. But holding it "the wrong way" somehow causes the actual sucky reception to be more accurately reported. But hey, there's <del>an app</del> a patch for that.

edited while figuring out html tags which no longer work in the forum

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Care to reveal in public

by santeewelding In reply to The CE virus in an Apple! ...

Your devious ways of getting around those ways that "no longer work in the forum"? I've looked at strikeouts, and thought, maybe, I could use them to enhance my cryptic ways.

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Good grief.

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to But gripping it a certain ...

It's been way too long since I bleached my brain.

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I would have thought

by NexS In reply to Apple KNEW! [UPDATED]

That an email from the Apple Corp. would have been written in a way that could be legible, rather than having to wade through the self trumpet-blowing to get to the point. The only useful or relevant information was in the second half of the letter.

But the whole point of the message was "We stuffed up, we're working on it. We'll let you know."

Now was that so hard?

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