iPhone 4 users turn to nail polish to fix £499 gadget
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 27/06/2010 04:14
Want to know the must-have item for owners of the new iPhone 4? A bit of duct tape - or a dab of nail polish.
The reason: despite Steve Jobs's describing the positioning of the antennae which pick up the mobile signal on the outside of the phone, rather than the inside, as "brilliant engineering", a number of users have discovered that if it is held from the bottom, the signal strength drops off dramatically - because their skin changes the electrical properties of the antennae.
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