Month: June 2010

Apple may have iOS 4 update to fix reception issue

iPhone 4 users who have run into reception issues by holding their devices “the wrong way” could see a more feasible solution from Apple very soon. An iOS 4.0.1 software fix is in the works and may arrive as early as Monday, according to AppleInsider. Users of Apple’s tech support forums reported seeing comments from Apple reps confirming that an iOS 4.0.1 update fix would ship early this week, though those comments and related discussions have since been removed. When the iPhone launched, people began complaining about reception issues on the iPhone when holding it in their left hand.  Issues included dropped calls ad failed internet browsing. Late Thursday, Apple acknowledged the issue but explained it as a fact of life for every wireless phone. The company suggested that iPhone 4 users either buy a case or hold the phone a different way, which of course further upset customers who had already paid $199 or $299 for one of the new models. Apple reported on Monday that it sold 1.7 million iPhone 4 units in the first three days. Though users may have been caught by surprise, some experts had already foreseen the antenna issue. Two weeks before the iPhone 4’s debut, Gert Frolund Pedersen, an antenna expert and professor at Aalborg University in Denmark, warned about the placement of the antenna on the iPhone 4. In an interview...

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No More Support For Original Version Of Windows Vista

It looks like Microsoft is no longer providing support for the original version on Windows Vista. In order to get support going forward, you need to upgrade to Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Vista Service Pack 2. You can read more about the end of support for Windows Vista RTM here. If you haven’t yet upgraded to SP1 or SP2, hopefully this is motivation for you to do so. If you’re concerned about upgrading, both service packs have been out for some time and I cannot think of any reason not to upgrade, to at least SP1....

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