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Still crying about the antenna? What did you expect them to do? If it bothered you so much, you return it. There's nothing that can be done to fix it other than a redesign of the phone. That is not customer support.
" Yeah sir let just take this in the back to the machine shop to make you a new phone without this problem, just wait right here... "
Derp.
RMBP's are the first.

I expected a full recall and a fix. They should've been forced to do that. Since they fixed it themselves in later revisions with coatings and such. They refused to admit it because it'd mean they had to recall and repair affected models, so instead they denied it to the hilt to stop liability.

And no, you wouldn't see me dead with an Apple product anywhere.

Also, no, I'm not "crying" I'm pointing out one of many reasons not to buy Apple.
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post #102 of 205
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I expected a full recall and a fix. They should've been forced to do that. Since they fixed it themselves in later revisions with coatings and such. They refused to admit it because it'd mean they had to recall and repair affected models, so instead they denied it to the hilt to stop liability.
And no, you wouldn't see me dead with an Apple product anywhere.
Also, no, I'm not "crying" I'm pointing out one of many reasons not to buy Apple.

"Apple has changed the antenna in the new iPhone 4S so that the cellular radio in the phone can choose between two antennas, depending on which one is sending or receiving signal best."

http://www.pcworld.com/article/241186/new_iphone_4s_antenna_death_grip_now_slightly_harder.html

Not a coating, another antenna and switching software.
 
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that is insulting on so many levels. i cannot believe you would trash a man because of his success.. Sure he was controlling at times but guess what, he was good at what he did and made millions happy with their products. Successful people MAKE MONEY. I dont care what people with a bazillion dollars buy, its none of my business.

No, no and no. Only good part is that this thief is not here anymore.

How much off topic in here...
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post #104 of 205
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I expected a full recall and a fix. They should've been forced to do that. Since they fixed it themselves in later revisions with coatings and such. They refused to admit it because it'd mean they had to recall and repair affected models, so instead they denied it to the hilt to stop liability.
And no, you wouldn't see me dead with an Apple product anywhere.
Also, no, I'm not "crying" I'm pointing out one of many reasons not to buy Apple.

Then I'm sorry but you need a reality check. No company, no matter what is going to do a full recall of it's products for something so trivial. Unless their phone was in some way hurting the customer ( like if they had a bad batch of batteries that were reported to explode whilst the phone was off or on ) then they won't do a full recall.

Was the antenna incident unfortunate? Yes. Was it grounds for a complete recall? No. All it took was using a case ( which most do anyways ) and the problem was fixed. And like you said, it was ackowledged and fixed in later revisions.

Oh my, don't buy Apple for a problem they fixed. Dear god who would want to do that, I mean, no company ever makes mistakes that would just be a mess. rolleyes.gif

You know, you really got me thinking, Dell needs to do a complete recall of their Latitude line for the flaky lid latches. I should get on them about that so I can have my $3,000 4 year old laptop close properly.
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As a designer, I would say this too. Ask someone from the finance department.
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Well, that's the problem with most you folks on this forum, you're a bunch of Apple haters (not surprising since this is a Windows centric forum) because you see no value in Apple products. You see value in a Ferrari and gave your reasons for it.
Bottom line is, most people on this forum see no value in Apple and will bash it as such. /thread

Most of us do see value in apple products, just not the inflated prices the company dictates them to be.
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Then I'm sorry but you need a reality check. No company, no matter what is going to do a full recall of it's products for something so trivial. .

You'll be amazed for amount of products got recalled for trivial reasons by Honest, good company
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Anyone who believes in this is a fool. Companies are there to make money off of you. What other reasons are there for a company to be made? I suppose Apple ONLY wants to spoon feed and wash your feet . They don't want your money at all. tongue.gif
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Just a quick glance.

Fire Hazzard
Fall Hazzard
Risk of Injury or Suffocation
Risk of Impalement
Blade Could Operate While Mower Unattended
Faulty pump fore fire suppression unit


Yeah, so trivial. rolleyes.gif

Those are all rather severe reasons, they are harmful to not just the user, but others around them.
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Bottom line is, most people on this forum see no value in Apple and will bash it as such. /thread
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no value in Apple

Please, in all of your ultimate wisdom. Bestow upon us the VALUE in recent Apple devices that lies outside of the indie group mentality.
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