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Need to fix IPhone4? Use Duct Tape

Postby Marie5656 » Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:47 am

Apparently it has been tested and duct tape will fixt the issues they are having. Click link below for article and video

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Re: Need to fix IPhone4? Use Duct Tape

Postby Brian » Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:23 am

Marie5656 wrote:Apparently it has been tested and duct tape will fixt the issues they are having. Click link below for article and video

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It works, but I would think people who paid hundreds of dollars for a phone would be a little pissed at the idea that they'd then have to go and slap duct tape on it in order to hold it to make phone calls. :WTF:
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Re: Need to fix IPhone4? Use Duct Tape

Postby spot » Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:52 am

There seem to be two distinct iPhone 4 problems, the clutched aerial bit and the SIM contact overlap. A smidge of tape on the edge of the SIM clears up the latter, apparently. Nothing reasonable can be done about the aerial though - external covers just wreck the purpose of having a glitzy wow-it's-Apple product. Apple's proposal to fudge the signal strength bars with a software upgrade seems unlikely to get any more calls connected reliably.
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Re: Need to fix IPhone4? Use Duct Tape

Postby Brian » Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:02 pm

spot wrote:Apple's proposal to fudge the signal strength bars with a software upgrade seems unlikely to get any more calls connected reliably.


That just seems like a PR thing to me. All it does for the user is give them a better metric to see their signal drop when they hold the phone.
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Re: Need to fix IPhone4? Use Duct Tape

Postby Boba » Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:42 pm

I knew someone would do it!! only $84.50 a roll!
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Re: Need to fix IPhone4? Use Duct Tape

Postby Brian » Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:54 pm

Well, the latest thing is that everyone who bought an iPhone 4 is entitled to a "bumper" case. This fixes the problem, but Apple's attitude about the whole thing (as expressed by Jobs) is disingenuous. He basically said, "Well, this is a problem with all cell phones, but hey, we'll give you a case, because we love our users." That misrepresents the issue, because the issue with the iPhone is specific to touching these spots on the phone.
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Re: Need to fix IPhone4? Use Duct Tape

Postby sledge » Wed Aug 04, 2010 12:04 am

I don't have iphone4 yet so i will need duct tape to use it? like the pic below. :lol:
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Re: Need to fix IPhone4? Use Duct Tape

Postby Brian » Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:43 am

You shouldn't need the duct tape, sledge. :) As long as you buy the iPhone before Sept. 30, you'll probably be able to take advantage of the free case offer.
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