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12 years ago @ Technologizer - Saying Apple Will Neve... · 0 replies · +1 points
I think there's some fun personal irony of the claim chowder on me: Macworld Expo '07—where Apple announced the iPhone—was my first ever, and I was our only blogger in the keynote.
12 years ago @ Technologizer - Dear Apple: Thanks For... · 0 replies · +1 points
So it's really just about whether owners hold the phone "that way" in this one spot, which has been an reality of many (or most? perhaps *all?*) phones all this time.
12 years ago @ Technologizer - Dear Apple: Thanks For... · 2 replies · 0 points
"...gripping almost any mobile phone in certain ways will reduce its reception by 1 or more bars. This is true of iPhone 4..."
Lots of cell phone manuals have variations of "don't hold it that way" instructions, such as the Nokia 6126:
And you can see the same signal attenuation problem demonstrated the the Nokia E71:
As well as the iPhone 3GS and 3G:
and similar issues have been reported on other phones, including the Nexus One and other Nokias:
Unless I'm missing something, it feels like this issue has been passed over by the tech industry for a long time, and is only now being blown way out of proportion because Apple made the mistake of promising "magic" and "revolution."
12 years ago @ TechCrunch - Twitter For iPhone Qui... · 1 reply · 0 points
12 years ago @ Feld Thoughts - A Month of Mac · 0 replies · +2 points
13 years ago @ TechCrunch - An iPhone Lover's Take... · 8 replies · +29 points
$30 to turn on the personal hotspot feature on a device you already own sounds like a killer deal to me.
13 years ago @ The Loop - iPad first thoughts · 1 reply · +1 points
13 years ago @ The Loop - Jawbone Icon headset s... · 2 replies · +1 points
Anyone want a Jawbone Prime? ;)
13 years ago @ Finer Things in Mac - Address Book: Automati... · 0 replies · +1 points
In fact, Address Book works very well with Time Machine. You can enter the Time Machine interface viewing Address Book, and roll back through each back and restore to that particular state.
13 years ago @ The Loop - Quattro Wireless confi... · 1 reply · +2 points