At Apple Inc., “working our butts off” means cots in the engineering department and cars in the parking lot at all hours of the night.
Seeking a solution to the antenna flaw that is dropping calls for some iPhone 4 users, Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs said yesterday that employees started a round-the-clock effort to improve the reception amid complaints since the device’s debut on June 24.
SAN FRANCISCO — As Apple prepared to address the mounting controversy surrounding the antenna of the iPhone 4, one thing appeared clear: the company does not plan to recall the popular device.
A person with direct knowledge of Apple’s plans said it would not announce a recall at a press conference scheduled for Friday at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. The person was not authorized to speak for Apple and asked to remain anonymous.
The iPhone 4 may be as big a burden on mobile operators as previous iPhones, warns a research company’s report. According to Strand Consult, large subsidies for the new Apple smartphone may cut into mobile operators’ profits.
While the iPhone 4 has been a success with critics and consumers—call reception issues aside—Apple’s newest smartphone may pose the same problems for mobile carriers that earlier iPhone models have, Strand Consult said in a July 5 report. (continue reading…)
SHENZHEN, China — Last month, while enthusiastic consumers were playing with their new Apple iPhone 4, researchers in Silicon Valley were engaged in something more serious.
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