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iPhone 4 Bumper Case to be discontinued? (Rumor)

09/16/2011, When the iPhone 4 was launched, there was a huge buzz surrounding it, although at one point in time, the buzz surrounding the device was a negative one. If you were one of the early adopters of the iPhone 4, you may remember the infamous “death grip”...

Motorola Teases That The Droid X Doesn’t Require A Jacket

07/28/2010, Seems like Samsung isn’t the only company who is having some fun at Apple’s expense in the whole Antennagate issue, as the latest advert reminds us that there is “no jacket required” for the Motorola Droid X, and that its dual...

iPhone 4 End Call Antenna Decal

07/22/2010, You might have recently seen the antenn-aid decal that makes fun of (and also tackles) the iPhone 4 Death Grip issue, and now the “End Call” decal is looking to achieve the same thing, acting as a pretty looking piece of tape that covers the...

Free iPhone 4 Bumper Cases To Cost Apple $175 Million

07/21/2010, With Apple’s recent offer of free bumper cases for the iPhone 4 in an effort to put an end to the Death Grip complaints, many folks were wondering how badly such a move would affect Apple’s pockets. And while an analyst had previously...

Apple To Hold iPhone 4 Press Conference On Friday

07/14/2010, Apple has sent out notifications that it will be holding a press conference this Friday, July 16th. Details on what would be covered were scarce, but it is confirmed that it’s related to the iPhone 4. The 10AM Pacific (1PM Eastern) press conference...

iOS 4.1 Beta Includes The Signal Bar Changes For Developers

07/14/2010, The new iOS 4.1 beta has just been released today to developers, and includes the signal bar changes that Apple had previously mentioned. Whether this new firmware will help Apple diffuse the Death Grip complaints is unclear, but the firmware should...

Rumor: Is Apple Silently Recalling The iPhone 4?

07/13/2010, This is currently very much a rumor, so you might want to take it with a pinch of salt. Reports have filtered in that a user sent his iPhone 4 in for fixing, and when he got his replacement iPhone, he noticed that the stainless steel band on the new phone...

Apple’s iPhone 4 Antenna Troubleshooting Procedures Leaked

06/29/2010, Ever wonder what’s going on inside Apple’s tech support department, and how they have to deal with the iPhone 4′s Death Grip issue? If you’re fond of checking out internal procedures, you might want to check out the procedures that...

Apple Responds To iPhone 4 Death Grip Complaints

06/24/2010, The Internet is awash with complaints about the iPhone 4′s cellular signal being lowered when you grip the phone with your hand, with some folks are even going so far as to call it the Death Grip. It seems to be a troublesome enough issue that Apple...