Sprint Tries To Convince You Your Phone Sucks, Not Their Tower

Sprint Tries To Convince You Your Phone Sucks, Not Their Tower

Cal is at his wit’s end. After the third service outage in the past three months and going through the laundry list of troubleshooting procedures, an upper-level Sprint tech assured him there was no problem with the towers near his house. It was his phones. But when he drives just a few miles away, the signal is perfect. Then when he returns to within 250 meters of the towers near his house, his phone goes into roaming. He’s sick of the runaround and just wants Sprint to fix the towers. Here is the letter Cal wrote Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and several other top Sprint execs: [More]

Apple Says iPhone 4 Signal Problem Is Really Just About Bars

Apple Says iPhone 4 Signal Problem Is Really Just About Bars

The iPhone 4 seems to have a problem with bars. First, the prototype for the Apple smartphone got left in one by a careless engineer, and now the new iPhone apparently has trouble displaying an appropriate number of bars to accurately depict its signal strength. Maybe the phone and the engineers need to find other places to hang out. [More]

AT&T Network Struggling In iPhone-Dense Urban Areas

AT&T Network Struggling In iPhone-Dense Urban Areas

MMS is finally coming to the iPhone in two and a half weeks! Yaaay! Wait, iPhone users, why are you still sad? What’s wrong? What are you doing with that AT&T voodoo doll?