An open letter to tech journalists covering iPhone 6 Plus bending issue

iPhone 6

Apple’s entry into the big screen smartphone market has been largely successful considering the record 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus units sold in the opening weekend, however there has been one particular “issue” that seems to suggest otherwise. After a few images of a bent iPhone 6 plus surfaced online the media took immediate notice and widely reported … Read More

White iPhone 4 Not Thicker Than Black Model [Consumer Reports]

White iPhone 4 Thickness Test

Since the launch of iPhone 4 last year Apple’s fourth gen smartphone has been a subject of controversy. Last year the final design was leaked weeks ahead of the official announcement, reports of the phone suffering from antennagate were widely reported and then the white iPhone 4 model was delayed as the company faced manufacturing issues. Now, when Apple finally … Read More

iPad 2 leads tablet market in quality and price – Consumer Reports

iPad 2 Photo

Consumer Reports, the same outlet that refused to recommend the iPhone 4, but still rated it as the best smartphone on the market, has announced that Apple’s iPad 2 is the best option on the market – at the moment. Paul Reynolds, Electronics Editor at Consumer Reports had this to say: “So far, Apple is leading the tablet market in … Read More

Consumer Reports Reinstates iPhone 4 Advisory

iPhone 4 Bumper Case

Consumer Reports came in for some stick around the time of the iPhone 4 launch. Overall they rated Apple’s new iPhone 4 as the best smartphone they had ever reviewed, whilst simultaneously issuing a warning to its readers that it could not recommend the device because of the antenna problems they believed were inherent in the device. When Apple announced … Read More

Apple posts iPhone 4 Press Conference Video

Apple was quick to post the video of iPhone 4 press conference on its website. If you missed our live coverage then head over to to stream the video online. Be sure to read our July 16th iPhone 4 press conference round up here. Apple has also posted some new information about its antenna design & testing facilities in which they … Read More

iPhone 4 Press Conference Round Up

iPhone 4 press conference

Today Apple responded to all the issues raised by the media related to iPhone 4 reception and antenna design. The press conference began with the iPhone antenna song written by a youtuber. Steve Jobs gave a presentation which was followed by a long Q&A.  The press conference aimed at identifying the iPhone 4 problem, providing data related to the issue and offering … Read More

Will Apple (AAPL) Recall iPhone 4 Due to Reception Issues? (Poll)

You know that an issue with a device has hit the mainstream media when Jeremy Clarkson works it into an introduction for The Stig on BBC’s Top Gear! For those that don’t know “The Stig” is a legendary, almost mythological character who never takes his racing helmet off, and test drives cars for the UK based, but internationally famous, and … Read More

Consumer Reports Can’t Recommend iPhone 4 due to Reception Issues

Consumer Reports has completed its lab testing of the iPhone 4, and despite it scoring higher than all other mobile phones it was compared to, in all categories bar one, they cannot recommend it. And understandably so. Their lab tests show that the reception issues that many claim the iPhone 4 has are in fact repeatable. Here is what they … Read More