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Apple spin in overdrive, iPhone 4G signal problems...

Postby Bazza » Fri Jul 02, 2010 5:39 pm

I am an RF engineer and this is bo**ocks...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/10490572.stm
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Re: Apple spin in overdrive, iPhone 4G signal problems...

Postby towy71 » Fri Jul 02, 2010 6:22 pm

Bazza wrote:I am an RF engineer and this is bo**ocks...
Ah but it is Apple **** so much better than any other **** :evil:
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Postby johnhudson » Fri Jul 02, 2010 6:24 pm

I heard the story on the news and wondered what was behind it. Thanks for enlightening me :wink:
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Postby Bazza » Sat Jul 03, 2010 7:33 am

Hi johnhudson...

" Apple is promising a patch fix "within a few weeks". "

A FEW WEEKS for a SW patch that will NOT work, and,
assuming it will work, should be changable within hours
of finding the fault anyhow. >:<

Some people are gullible...
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Postby leke » Sat Jul 03, 2010 8:44 am

The theory now is that, once the patch update has been applied, iPhone's bars will report signal strength "far more accurately" providing users a better indication of the reception in a given area.
I thought the problem was more like calls being disconnected because of signal reception. That is, the iPhone4 fails in locations that other phones don't. They are just saying like, we are going to fix the graphics it so that you are aware you have a inferior product :lol:
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Postby ollie » Sat Jul 03, 2010 10:26 am

The problem is that the addition of a rubber "bumper" apparently fixes the signal interference. From what I've read it seems that the hand is causing interference because it is touching both sides of the aerial.

I'm not an RF Engineer but even I know that touching an aerial changes the reception, sometimes better but more likely to be worse. Whose bright idea was it to make the body of the iPhone the aerial?
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Postby paulm » Sat Jul 03, 2010 4:11 pm

Bazza wrote:Some people are gullible...


:?: Surely, the definition of the average Apple user.....

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