Apple plans press conference Friday for iPhone 4

New York Times
Following a monthlong public relations disaster stemming from an apparent design flaw in the iPhone 4 antenna, Apple has called a press conference on Friday to discuss the phone.

The New York Times and others speculate that Apple may announce a fix for the “death grip” signal-loss problem, a software update or even a plan to provide free phone cases that could mitigate the issue:

“Analysts have said in recent days that a recall of the iPhone 4 is highly unlikely. But some have speculated that the company might decide to offer free bumpers, which appear to resolve most signal problems by insulating the phone’s antenna from human contact.”

> Apple to hold iPhone 4 press conference this Friday (Engadget)
> Apple calls press conference on iPhone 4 issue (msnbc.com)
> Apple addressing iPhone 4 issues Friday? (CNET News)
> Will Apple hold Friday’s iPhone 4 press conference the right way? (ZDNet)
> Apple Schedules iPhone 4 Antennagate Press Conference For Friday (Business Insider)

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