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Apple gets all defensive, free iPhone 4 cases for everyone

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Apple gets all defensive, free iPhone 4 cases for everyone - read the full textApple just finished off its press conference dedicated on the iPhone 4 reception issues leaving us quite puzzled, to say the least. At one point Steve Jobs was saying that every phone has a weak spot, then he claimed everybody makes mistakes but Apple is quick to fix theirs so that's why they have...


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What about us 3gs users? Apps closing, Calls dropping, Freezing screens? My son has just upgraded his iphone4 to ios4.0.1. Now he's getting dropped calls's which didn't happen before the upgrade. I was going to change to iphone 4. Mmmm. Perhaps not!

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  • 2010-07-16 21:20
  • n$gc

i have a irrelevant question.
i do not see ANY difference between white and black iphone
why does it have different release date?
stupid. iknow it could be a marketing tactic but why?
im leaving apple. kthxbai.
o and read the article about the interview on NYT.
iphone 4 = best smartphone? not really?
wat r u smoking steve ?
i am a user of iphone but please. i see tons of flaws.

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  • 2010-07-16 21:20
  • 2MDW

Well done apple. the most one could expect given the volume of handsets already shipped. One suggestion though: next time try testing your upcoming device WITHOUT a case hiding it from prying eyes.

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  • 2010-07-16 21:18
  • DIx8

why do he think we know nothing. kind of making customers fool

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  • 2010-07-16 21:17
  • syjE

until apple start beta testing there hardware they always be crap. please test your phones before unleashing to the public.

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  • 2010-07-16 21:15
  • mqMt

Remember that Steve Jobs is nothing more than a salesman, he's not a programmer nor an engineer. The real technical brains behind Apple was co-founder Steve Wozniak, who doesn't work for Apple now yet stil gets a fat paycheck from them. This explains the arrogance, defensiveness, and overhype from Steve Jobs. He's selling a dream lifestyle idea, not an electronics gadget. This is how the phrase "Reality Distortion Field" was coined, and it is forever attributed to Apple and its products. So everytime a non-technical gadget-collecting fanb0i buys an overpriced, overhyped but under-spec'ed product, that's a victory for the marketing department of Apple, aided in no small way by the US mass media which, quite expectedly, is "jingoistic" and insular when it comes to defending their own homegrown companies and products.

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  • 2010-07-16 21:15
  • RKp{

So, where is the "software antena fix" ? It's an hardware problem LOL, it was from the start, but Apple don't adimit it ....

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  • 2010-07-16 21:13
  • LaBa

"Brian Marshall, managing director of Gleacher & Company, said he did not think the negative headlines hurt Apple in the marketplace though he was pleased to see it take action.

"This has been blown out of proportion and is a media firestorm," he said"

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  • 2010-07-16 21:09
  • mXQh

Frist! Furst! Foist!

As for the US tech blogs, sorry, but they simply don’t have a clue what they are talking about. The US tech media is well known globally for being ignorant about mobile generally – they live in such an insular, inward looking world, and are highly defensive and protective about home-grown technology (Android, iPhone).

The truth is the N8 makes current and rumoured iPhone and Android devices look like over-priced toys. The truth hurts – it hurts Android and iPhone fans, and it hurts US tech blogs who love their home-grown tech. So they slag off and do down non US tech. I’ve seen it lots before. Luckily the US is actually not a very important mobile market at all, only about 8% of world’s mobile users live there. So I think we can live with the US, loud and proud as they are, not appreciating Nokia technology. It’s their loss.

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  • 2010-07-16 21:08
  • RKp{

Pointing out other manufacturers was so rubbish.. This is a shame for Apple.

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  • 2010-07-16 21:07
  • uNVD

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