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Re: Apple Blames Bar Bug for iPhone Reception Woes
Posted by: Richard Adhikari 2010-07-02 12:15:09
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Apple stated on Friday that the reception problems many iPhone 4 users are complaining about are real -- and that they are caused by a faulty software algorithm. "We have discovered the cause of this dramatic drop in bars, and it is both simple and surprising," reads a statement from the company. "Upon investigation, we were stunned to find that the formula we use to calculate how many bars of signal strength to display is totally wrong." Apple is adopting AT&T's formula for calculating the number of bars that should be displayed to indicate signal strength.


So the truth will be disclosed?
Posted by: farmerbob 2010-07-06 12:07:38 In reply to: Richard Adhikari
Since Apple, all knowing and righteous, will fix this with a tweak in their software, we will now see how really bad AT&T service is. And the root problem will still exist, AT&T.

But Steve, what of the new physical antenna design that is being shown that if held in the left hand, and I happen to be left-handed, will the bar software fix this? Nope. Thought so.
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