Apple admits there are signal problems - Fix is "on the way"

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  1. News Bot

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    This is just apples way of getting out of it, isnt it a bit of a coinsedence that touching the antenna displays the "true" bars?

    Oh and FIRST!
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    Then why is the signal perfectly fine with other phones?!
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    I feel that they had known about this in the beginning, and they added the "fake bars" to make it seem better than it actually was. Either way when you hold onto the iPhone 4 it does decrease the amount of bars you have.
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    This still doesn't explain why 3G download rates have been measured to plummet when the phone is held in the "death grip". If it were just a software issue, then there shouldn't be any measurable difference in download speeds.
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    Has anybody tested that if you hold it that way, you can't make a call? That would be a good way to see if it is just the algorithm messing up or its actually losing the signal
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    Trying to blame AT&T? That's definitely what it looks like.

    This is why apple fails.
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    Oh, so now when the phone is gripped instead of having 2-3 bars everyone will have 1 bar, or maybe none at all? Apple should really watch how they word things because it still looks as if they are trying to pass the blame at poor signal and not at the fact gripping the phone causes a signal loss.
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    AT&T made them do that to all of their phones because their service... straight up sucks.
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    I could have not said it better myself. Good one.

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