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Consumer Reports iPhone 4 Bad News

Duct Tape To Save The iPhone 4 This has just reassured me not to even bother with the iPhone 4 until at least the second generation comes out. So whats next for Apple when it comes to fixing the problem with the phone? Consumer Reports has just finished up its lab tests on the iPhone 4, and the results do not reflect well on Apple. According to the publication, the iPhone 4 is more prone to signal-strength issues than other smartphones. What’s more, those issues are likely not related to faulty software, as Apple claims . After testing three iPhone 4 handsets purchased from three New York-area retailers, the magazine concluded signal strength is degraded when the device is held in a manner in which its external antennas are bridged. “There is a problem with its reception,” the publication explains. “When your finger or hand touches a spot on the phone’s lower left side–an easy thing, especially for lefties–the signal can significantly degrade enough to cause you to lose your