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Antennagate Lawsuit Now Paying Out: iPhone 4 Owners Receive Settlement Checks
Settlement checks of $15 have started reaching qualifying iPhone 4 owners, following the conclusion of the "antennagate" class action lawsuit.
| April 23
Updated: Apple To Jazz-Up Line Of iPhone Bumpers With Red Addition
Apple launches new (PRODUCT) RED iPhone bumper.
| August 14
As Part Of Antennagate Settlement, iPhone 4 Buyers To Be Given $15 Or Bumper Case
As part of the Antennagate settlement, customers who purchased the iPhone 4 can choose between a $15 check or a free bumper case.
| February 18
It’s True, The iPhone 4S Eliminates The Death Grip
Last year, Apple’s PR machine went into overdrive when it had to deal with the iPhone 4 “death grip,” later known as “Antennagate." Today, we’re happy to report this issue has apparently been resolved for good, at least on the iPhone 4S.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| October 14
Apple Set To Discontinue Its Controversial Line Of Bumper Cases
Long criticized for being too expensive, Apple’s line of Bumper cases for the iPhone 5 will likely be discontinued ahead of the iPhone 5 launch. This news, which isn't surprising seems to close the book on one of Apple's most controversial products, according to 9 To 5 Mac.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| September 16
iPad 2 "Antennagate" Proving A Nuisance To Select Few
Some iPad 2s are exhibiting antenna problems, but design is probably not to be blamed this time around.
A.T. Faust III
| May 25
Death Grip Signal Attenuation Still A Reality With The Verizon iPhone
Apple was very clear when the story about the iPhone 4's abnormally sensitive antenna came out this summer; it's an industry-wide problem, which can't be fixed.
| February 9
Antennagate Is History - Apple Brings Free Case Program To An End
Apple's Case Program is set to end on September 30. Current iPhone 4 owners can still order a case through the program's iPhone app up until this date. Prospective iPhone owners can rest assured in the knowledge that free bumpers will still be available past September 30. All you'll have to do is speak with an AppleCare representative. Read on to find out more...
| September 11
New iPhone 4 Tomorrow, With Revised Antenna Design?
Could tomorrow's special event herald the release of a new iPhone 4? Read on to find out more...
| August 31
93% Of Owners Like Their iPhone 4 - Why That Could Be Bad
While almost every company on the planet would go nuts if they had a customer satisfaction rating anywhere near 93%, it's actually the sign of an issue for Apple. New satisfaction statistics are out, and some of the numbers may be quite surprising.
| August 8
Apple's SVP Of Devices Hardware Engineering Canned Over Antennagate?
Officially, as far as Apple is concerned, there is no such thing as Antennagate. It might not be quite the same story internally. Indeed, The New York Times reports that Mark Papermaster, Apple's SVP of devices hardware engineering, is no longer part of the Apple family. A fact Apple has now confirmed to be true.
| August 7
Rival Smartphone Videos Disappear From Apple's Antenna Page
Apple has just modified its antenna page, removing the demo videos that had upset so many rival companies. Read on to find out more...
| August 1
College Humor's Apple Press Conference
Many have said that Steve Jobs was far too arrogant when discussing reception issues at the recent Apple press conference. Now, the folks at College Humor have come up with their own version of the conference which takes arrogance to the next level.
| July 25
Apple's Third Party iPhone 4 Cases Take An Age To Arrive?
A bit of bad news hit home today as many users of Apple's Case Program app received emails stating that their free treat wouldn't reach them until September. Read on to find out more, and be sure to tell us your wacky delivery dates in the comments box!
| July 24
Droid X Now Named And Shamed On Apple's Antenna Page
Apple has added yet another handset to its "antenna issue" Hall of Fame - the latest being the Motorola Droid X. Read on to find out more.
| July 24
Apple Now Refunding Bumpers Purchased Online
If you purchased your Bumper from Apple.com, you'll be glad (or disappointed) to find that Apple has now begun automatically issuing refunds. Indeed, an increasing number of users are reporting they have received the above email from Apple today.
| July 22
Apple Still Death Gripping Smartphones, One Model At A Time
Following their intense efforts to get noticed by Apple, Nokia has finally been acknowledged as a smartphone maker and has been featured on Apple's special death grip portal.
| July 21