Samsung rejects Apple’s claims on the Omnia 2 antenna

Apple's test showing the Samsung Omnia II

Samsung today joined forces with RIM, Nokia and HTC by releasing their own statement towards Apple’s distraction of drawing the competition into their Antennagate problem. Apple’s tests showed the Samsung Omnia II being susceptible to signal loss via the “grip of death.” Samsung took their time in responding, perhaps because Apple uses a good number of memory chips from the company. So Samsung needed to be respectable and remain true to their manufacturing methods, but doing so without losing whiney customer.

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iPad Friday for nine more countries

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It’s official, the iPad is going to be sold in nine more countries this Friday, July 23rd. So everyone in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Singapore get your camping gear on, you have 4 days and 3 nights of Apple fanaticism to endure. The iPad has sold millions of units and Apple’s getting ready to sell a few million more. Check out our iPad review here if you haven’t already, to know what you will be waiting in line for.

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Apple’s $100 million test chamber, Droid Eris and Blackberry Bold 9700 suffer the same

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In addition to Apple’s press conference this morning, which is now available to watch online at the Apple website, Apple unveiled their massive 100 million dollar test chamber. I call it the clockwork orange room. Here engineers spend thousands of hours being repro.. er testing the iPhone 4. They knew good and well ahead of time that it would lose signal when you held it a certain way.

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Apple to fix ‘Grip of Death’ with free iPhone 4 case, White model weeks away

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Apple today held a press conference detailing their plans on how to rectify issues with their latest smartphone release, as well as other tidbits of information that may be useful to some. With the “Grip of Death” on most iPhone 4 owners minds, Apple’s press conference today brought about news that they hope will settle the surrounding confusion regarding this non-existent problem.

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Apple FaceTime coming to the iPod and iPad

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In the strictest sense, video calls are nothing new. At the same time, Apple’s FaceTime on the iPhone 4 could really help to popularize that form of and function of communication. FaceTime my friends, is coming to the iPad and iPod touch. With FaceTime on the iPhone you still “call” your friends like you normally would, then the video call is pushed over the Wi-Fi connection visually connecting you.

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Apple to reveal iPod Touch 4G with camera next month?

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Reports of Apple working at launching “something new” through their retail chain of stores got mildly noticed this week. Apple Insider reports indicate an internal news bulletin was sent out to employees, details were scarce but the unknown product or service, which may or may not be the iPod Touch 4G, is expected to make a “big” impact.

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iPhone 4 camera tests make you look yellow

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The good news? The new Apple iPhone 4 has an upgraded five-megapixel camera. The bad news? It may actually take worse pictures than the three megapixel camera on the iPhone 3GS. As it turns out, using the iPhone 4 camera under regular indoor lighting can result in some remarkably yellow-looking pictures. This is under the “warm” glow of your typical incandescent bulb.

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Apple iPhone 4 reception problem to be fixed with “software update”

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“You’re holding it wrong” doesn’t really qualify as a suitable fix for the reception issues on the new iPhone 4, so Apple has finally come forth to admit it’s a real problem. The Cupertino crew are also saying that they’re going to fix it, through a software update. Apple’s official press release claims the reception issues are not a hardware problem; they have to do with the software. As such, they’re working on a fix and this software update will be pushed out some time soon.

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Website aims to find the best iPad case for you

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Sure, Apple seems to be doing quite well with its shiny new iPad, but this has opened up a whole world of opportunity for other companies too. You do want to protect your precious touchscreen device from damage, right? That’s why the first thing you should probably buy is an iPad case. Helping you find the that case is the aptly named iPadCaseFinder.com. This isn’t its own store, per se, but it does link you up with many different styles of iPad cases that are available on various sites around the Internet.

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Verizon iPhone coming January 2011, says analyst

Apple iPhone 4 expected to hit Verizon Wireless January 2011, says analyst

Just about as popular as the iPhone 4G rumors, inevitably leading to the release of the iPhone 4, the Verizon iPhone reports continue; this time it’s coming from Bloomberg. On the TV show “Street Smart”, Rodman & Renshaw senior technology analyst Ashok Kumar explains how the AT&T hold on Apple’s smartphone will be ending this year, giving way for Verizon Wireless to offer the iPhone in the U.S. this January 2011.

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Business Insider: RIM and Apple to acquire more companies soon

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Remember when there were all those anti-trust allegations surrounding Microsoft and its acquiring of several smaller companies? While MS still goes around buying people out (like Danger), other firms are doing much the same. In fact, according to industry experts, Apple and Research in Motion could both be on the cusp of some major acquisitions.

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Law firm opens iPhone 4 complaint hotline

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Have you been in a car accident, injured? Perhaps your iPhone 4 antenna is not performing as it should? Call Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff now. That seems to be the message from a Sacramento lawfirm who have put the word out to disgruntled iPhone owners in order to round up a class-action suit against Apple.

“If you recently purchased a new iPhone and have experienced poor reception quality, dropped calls and weak signals, we would like to hear from you,” reads a a message on the injury attorneys website.

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