A new survey adds ammunition to Apple's claim that the media is far more worried about the iPhone 4's reception issues than its actual users are.
Thanks to the super-selling iPhone 4's signal-strength problems, terms like "death grip" and "Antennagate" dominated the headlines until Steve Jobs held a snarky press conference in which he extended an offer of free phone cases. But Jobs also rolled out some statistics that threw cold water on the idea that a large number of iPhone users are dissatisfied with its performance.
I don't know about you, but I'm suffering from Android burnout. Yes, I know it's just an operating system, which makes that not unlike saying I have Windows 7 burnout. But then nearly every hardware vendor and wireless carrier isn't hyping a new device that runs on Windows 7 this week, are they?
On Tuesday, Google kicked off what might as well be called Android Week with an announcement that wasn't exactly what it had been hyped to be. Observers had expected that the new smartphone Google is pushing, Nexus One, would be designed by Google -- making it the first real Google Phone. But Google was quick to point out that the heavy-lifting was done by HTC, and it just pitched in to ensure that the phone took full advantage of Android's potential.