Karbonn Titanium Mach One
Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear headphones review
Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri
Sigma DP2 Quattro digital camera
Creative MUVO mini
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge: What we liked, What we didn't
HTC One M9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6: specs comparison
First Impressions: Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro
An overview of Digiflip Pro tablets
App of the Week: Frankly.Me
Don't read this, lest you get offended!
How tech is taking football to the next level
Classic FPS games are a dying breed
Slowly gathering steam...
The obsession within
MWC 2015: Google announces Android Pay
Micromax Canvas Fire 4, quad-core smartphone launched at Rs. 6999
MWC 2015: Jolla announces Sailfish OS 2.0
Acer at MWC 2015: Liquid Jade Z, Liquid Windows Phone & more
MWC 2015: Lenovo debuts Vibe Shot & A7000 Android smartphones
Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 -VE
Salora Arya Z3
Micromax Bolt Q324
Motorola Moto E Gen 2
Karbonn Titanium Dazzle
How to use Intel XDK plugins for Sublime Text
Intel XDK Update - HTML5 Games, Sublime Text* & Easier to Get Started
Steps to add x86 support to Android Apps Using Unity
3 easy steps for maximum performance for your Android emulator (Intel HAXM)
How does your GPU affect your image blur algorithms
Karbonn Titanium Mach One S310
Flipkart Digiflip Pro Series Tablets - ET 701, XT811 & XT911
Fly Snap Smartphone First Impression
Fly Qik+ Smartphone: First Impression
Face off: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5
Face off: HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8
15 top displays in tech products today
10 smartphones launched so far in Feb 2015
At a glance: Digiflip Pro range of tablets from Flipkart
Intel Developer Zone
Intel Windows Developer Zone
In an open letter to all iPhone 4 users, Apple has revealed the findings from its intense research into the issues surrounding the reception issues with the latest iPhone 4.
Apple first explains that nearly any phone when held snugly enough is sure to lose reception by “1 or more bars” – ah the “bar”, a clearly established, open standard measure of network reception. They iPhone 4 they claim is no exception, except that unfortunately the iPhone 4 drops “4 or 5 bars” when held in the infamous position that Steve Jobs demonstrated during the WWDC.
Unfortunately, while Apple has been receiving complaints about antenna issues, they have also been receiving praises for the iPhone 4’s reception, which matches their “own experience an testing”. This has left Apple obviously confused, disestablishing the consensus that it is an antenna issue.
After Flash, now Mathematics is to blame. The formula used in the Apple devices to calculate the number of bars is wrong, and misleads people into thinking that their phone has good reception. The bar display lies continually while the phone is in use, and only when subjected to pressure in the right places does it disclose the truth – that there is no reception. Maybe after Apple is done hiring Antenna engineers, they will hire mathematicians next?
No need for ugly covers or a change of phone holding habits! Apple has a better solution. An upcoming software update will improve the “formula” used to calculate the number of bars to display, and the bars will be made larger so that they are easier to see on your ‘retina’ display.
In future versions of iPhone Apple is considering etching the network reception bars directly on the phone screen, so people will never have to worry about network reception on the iPhone ever again. Till then, if you want to know if you’re holding your iPhone 4 wrong? There’s an app for that, it’s called the antenna display.