More Bars in More Places
by Kiko Matsing
…with Apple’s iPhone signal strength formula, that is.
For two weeks, Apple dismissed rumors of a faulty antenna in the new iPhone 4 as nothing more than scuttlebutt. Any phone has these problems, Apple officials said. Buy a case to fix it.
Friday, Apple came clean: The antenna works just fine. But the software that displays signal strenth doesn’t. The company has been using a faulty formula to determine signal strength in its phones for years.
Three Apple job postings for iPhone / iPad antenna engineers to “Define and implement antenna system architecture to optimize the radiation performance for wireless portable devices.” (source: Engadget)
(Hey Apple, “Don’t be evil!”)