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AppleCare: The iPhone 4 update won’t solve the antenna problem

AppleCare has confirmed what we already knew: The incoming software update won’t fix the iPhone 4′s transmission and reception problems. They acknowledged the antenna problem exists, offering the same solution as before: Buy a case or hold the iPhone differently.

I was secretly hoping that the software update would magically fix the iPhone 4′s antenna design problem, because I really wanted to buy what otherwise is an great gadget. Unfortunately, the cosmetic change to the bar display—which promises to show the actual signal strength—will not fix the transmission/reception problem that countless iPhone 4 users are experiencing.

Full story: AppleCare: The iPhone 4 Update Won’t Solve the Antenna Problem.