Apple Gets Bruised

Lyons, Daniel
August 2010
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);8/2/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 156 Issue 5, p18
The author criticizes how Apple and chief executive officer Steve Jobs handled an antenna problem with the iPhone 4 smartphone. When the smartphone is held in a certain way, the signal weakens and sometimes the calls get dropped, since the frame of the smartphone serves as the antenna. The author asserts the problem will affect Apple's business and give a boost to smartphones that run the Android mobile-operating system developed by Google.


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