crosswordbob, on 22 March 2012 - 08:54 AM, said:
QUADICON, on 22 March 2012 - 08:41 AM, said:
Apple said theer was no issue with the antenna in the iPhone 4. test showed otherwise.
No they didn't.
Steve later admitted that in testing they did notice some small issues but felt they were no big deal.
Because they were.
Yet they spent millions of dollars to have a piece of runnder designed for the sides of the device, when Apple NEVER made such for any device prior to the iPhone 4. They tried to sell it as a decorative item, as if it was a case. Its purpose at $30 would not provide the type of protection a case would as a case covers the side and the back. How is it Apple didn't make a case for the 4, but made a band that only fitted the sides? Does this not show that they knew of an issue and release an impaired device anyways?
No it doesn't, as has been explained to you countless times.
To your first point, yes they did. Steve Jobs said, there was no problem, you're holding it wrong. And I am not quoting specific words. But did he not say similar? Yes he did...here on PCW, they quoted him saying in an email, it was a "non-issue". Doesn't that mean theer is no problem? No issue is equal to no problem.
Jobs also replied to a few complaints sent to his e-mail inbox. One MacRumors reader asked Jobs what is going to be done about the signal dropping issue, and the Apple CEO replied in his typical brief manner: "Non issue. Just avoid holding it in that way."
It was RUMORED an engineer at Apple warned of such issues. Steve admitted later that during testing they saw seom problems and his words were, he/they didn't think it was a big deal.
Every single model of iPhone and iPad had conectivity issue with Wifi and 3G. ALL OF THEM.
If they test such devices, such issues shoudl have been noticed. Right? They released them anyways...right?
So you are going to sit there and claim they didn't knowing release devices that they knew had problems?
Oh and it wasn't just a mistake they happen to have a rubber band that covered only the sides of the device which they sold as a decoartive item. Yet it turns out, the device needed the band in order to prevent accidentical touching of the bands. Because NATURALLY people were holding the device in such a way it binded the gaps. the band prevents that. That was not some amazing buper they jist made to look pretty for decor. It was designed for a purpose. The purpose became a reality when 100's of people compalined of dropped calls and covering the gaps cause them to lose conectivity. There are 100's of videos showing the problem could be repeated on ALL GSM enabled iPhone 4's. It showed that the AT&T model because of the addition of their horrible network, simply made the problem worse, while those on Orange for example has little to no issue at all. The Verizon iPhone 4 when covering the gaps, shows no change in the use at all, which means they fised the problem, in addition to the fact CDMA has technologies that cause it to work better than GSM. Which is why a Verizon phone will work in a subway tunnel or elevator and an ATT model won't.
Even blogs said it look suspect that in the years of Apple making products, they had never made cases for them, it was always left to 3rd parties. Even at the store, Apple only sold 3rd party cases. The only accesories I ever saw that weer Apple brand were cords or headphones. NEVER cases...EVER!
Even Microsoft release Windows knowing that the software will have issues and still having unfixed issues when it goes Gold. That is fact. It si likely seen as small and that they have time to fix the issue over time. This isn't wrong within itself.
This post has been edited by QUADICON: 22 March 2012 - 09:16 AM