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They aren't going to fix it because they want people to buy the next iphone which can very well be the same exact thing but with an antenna fix!
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It's great to see OCN hasn't changed.

ANDROID FOREVER!
OCN will never change, the average age of people kids here is the age of puberty. Getting a sensible debate on OCN is like selling someone a boat in a desert, just ain't gonna happen.
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From what I know it was said that this version would fix the antenna issues or at least revise them further but they failed to do so as the video linked on YouTube shows.

Just a note to people thinking that this one will still have the issue.
Well, no, I saw the AT&T vs Verizon review and was astounded. They expected something different? The difference is pretty much just a sim card and different prcessor. It's still iOS and it's still an internal antenna.
    
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That's what you get when buying overpriced overhyped hipster garbage.
Totally, Smartphones are so lame, I just use a house phone.
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When you make the most popular smartphone on the planet, you get scrutinized a whole lot more. Fact is this is handily reproduced on every single smarthphone on the market. You wouldn't know it though, because no one cares about any other phone. End of story.
Wrong. I have explained this multiple times before. I know that you were in those threads before so please do not attempt to obfuscate the issue.

All phones (and radio devices) suffer path attenuation when the antenna(s) are covered by a bag of water (i.e. your hand).

However, no other phone on the planet has signal degradation due to the antenna being the wrong length. When an electrically conductive material bridges the two external antennas, it basically creates a single antenna that is the wrong length.

http://www.crompton.com/wa3dsp/hamradio/antcalc.html
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****! lol when the "death grip" thing happend i decided to test steve jobs' theory that all phones do it when death gripped and its true, so 2 things

1)no matter what phone, your BOUND to lose some signal if completely cover the hell out of it especially when our bodys are essentially like antennas anyway

2)no one will hold a phone like that unless you got lube all over your hands and your just TRYING to make sure you wont drop it lol
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plagued? whoever wrote this is ignorant to the point of deliberate stupidity. You know what else it's plagued by? GRAVITY. and OMG, if you throw it in a fire it's also COMBUSTIBLE! holy crap, what a trash phone, why can't it deny physics like every other phone out there. Please stop with this crap.
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Just ordered my wife an iphone 4. I own a droid, running sapphire 2.0.2, overclocled to 1ghz...

Can't we all just get along?

Actually, the iphone is the only Apple device that is priced reasonably, hense why I'm willing to buy it for my wife.
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post #79 of 118
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Wrong. I have explained this multiple times before. I know that you were in those threads before so please do not attempt to obfuscate the issue.

All phones (and radio devices) suffer path attenuation when the antenna(s) are covered by a bag of water (i.e. your hand).

However, no other phone on the planet has signal degradation due to the antenna being the wrong length. When an electrically conductive material bridges the two external antennas, it basically creates a single antenna that is the wrong length.

http://www.crompton.com/wa3dsp/hamradio/antcalc.html
You keep posting it, and the sheeple keep ignoring it. This thread should have stopped after my first post. Can we start putting people in a timeout thread when they are not listening?
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It was a software thing though--people were not as much whining about completely dropped signal, but rather because they didn't have the same number of "bars" as they had with their 3gs's, because of a slightly different algorithm that the hardware uses to report signal strength in terms of bars--when the same dB value of signal was present on both an iphone4 and a 3gs in the same service locations--many videos were released online showcasing this and then explaining it. But it didn't have much to do with the issue of bridging the gap in the antenna that turned into "antennagate."
What happened was when Antennagate 1st came out. The morons at Apple said is was a software thing that's how the whole lack of bars thing came to light. Apple admitted to a problem that had nothing to do with Antennagate. They were/are the laughing stock of the tech world for this. This was the software update that was said to fix the Antennagate hardware problem. There was a huge thing about this it was all over the news, and it's was a huge fail on Apple's part.

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You keep posting it, and the sheeple keep ignoring it. This thread should have stopped after my first post. Can we start putting people in a timeout thread when they are not listening?
Yea some people, but others are pissed at the lies from Apple. They said they've fixed it more than once, and as we all know they haven't.
Edited by Pings - 2/9/11 at 10:35am
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