Apple engineer warned Steve Jobs about iPhone 4 reception last year

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  • longdukdonglongdukdong Posts: 65member
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    Originally Posted by bwik View Post


    Sometimes an engineer's job is to communicate the business / ops reason why his or her finding is important.



    When Shuttle Columbia blew up, an engineer was "concerned" but failed at communication.



    When New Orleans flooded, engineers knew it would flood but they failed to communicate.



    If this guy thinks he is impressing anybody, he isn't. Blame the iCEO? Unprofessional. Next time, do it right and don't hash out internal grudges in the press.



    Are you for real?
  • smiles77smiles77 Posts: 667member
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    I know what you mean. Most all of us are probably likeable folks and would get along swimmingly in a social situation. On an internet forum, not so much.



    Ain't it the truth.



    Humming "Mayberry" by Rascal Flatts
  • boogerman2000boogerman2000 Posts: 344member
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    Originally Posted by StLBluesFan View Post


    Exhibit One.



  • sendmesendme Posts: 567member
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    Originally Posted by bwik View Post


    If this guy thinks he is impressing anybody, he isn't. Blame the iCEO? Unprofessional. Next time, do it right and don't hash out internal grudges in the press.





    This just proves that the engineer doesn't know how to get his point across. I bet he's real proud of himself!
  • boogerman2000boogerman2000 Posts: 344member
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    Bloomberg is basically a tabloid with all the random crap rumors the put out. People will cite to anything to get their point across.



    Anyways all this will be rendered moot when 4.0.1 includes a SOFTWARE fix that solves everyone's problems. Then Apple will use the Friday press conference to declare victory.



    Good god almighty.. I do look forward to your future posts!
  • sendmesendme Posts: 567member
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    You must be a Verizon person, Well then like my son you must say Fu**ing Verizon a lot, because Verizon Stinks compared to AT&T.





    He probably uses and Android phone and a Microsoft Computer too.
  • sacto joesacto joe Posts: 604member
    Man, you never know how many trolls are in the place until someone lets off a stinkbomb; then they come crawling out of the woodwork like an infestation of cockroaches!
  • gary54gary54 Posts: 169member
    they had the whole circumference of the case to make the antenna splits. Why the one spot most likely to short between the two by just holding it? Why not the top middle or bottom middle or some other spot? Pick up any phone and cradle it in your hand. Whats the pone spot that makes the most contact? Right where they put it. Its mind boggling to have made such a blunder.



    Blunders happen.
  • kpluckkpluck Posts: 500member
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    Ok Apologists, line up to take your turn at discrediting the source.



    I would like to try, but apparently you didn't read the article because the source is listed as "anonymous."



    But lets say it is accurate. We still don't have a date to when it happened. For all we know, it was a previous design that was being discussed and the production version could be different.



    I am not saying the antenna design isn't a problem, it most certainly is.



    What I am saying is that you are an idiot, everyone knows this.
  • amature geekamature geek Posts: 14member
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    If true, Apple needs to face the consequences.



    But hasn't anyone learned anything about putting their faith in unconfirmed rumors put forward by bloggers? Maybe if someone is willing to come forward and use their name, we might have a story here. Or maybe if Ruben or someone in a position to know confirms it?



    You do realize that Bloomberg News is not a "blogger," right?
  • 8corewhore8corewhore Posts: 833member
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    Originally Posted by eacumm View Post


    You must be a Verizon person, Well then like my son you must say Fu**ing Verizon a lot, because Verizon Stinks compared to AT&T.



    at&t handles more data traffic than all the other US carriers combined. Heroic. I'd like to see VZW buckle under that.
  • 8corewhore8corewhore Posts: 833member
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    Originally Posted by kpluck View Post


    I would like to try, but apparently you didn't read the article because the source is listed as "anonymous."



    But lets say it is accurate. We still don't have a date to when it happened. For all we know, it was a previous design that was being discussed and the production version could be different.



    I am not saying the antenna design isn't a problem, it most certainly is.



    What I am saying is that you are an idiot, everyone knows this.



    Wasn't anonymous trying to take down Scientology? Now the cult of Mac?
  • foo2foo2 Posts: 1,077member
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    Originally Posted by SDW2001 View Post


    Consistent with? I think you mean "I would like to subscribe to a conspiracy theory regarding them offering bumpers and omitting FTM from iOS4. I have nothing other than coincidence to support my claims, but that's what I think anyway."



    Don't you know, a conspiracy requires more than one party? Of course you're free to try to paint commenters here anyway you'd like. Good luck with that and thanks for playing.
  • tulkastulkas Posts: 3,691member
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    Originally Posted by Sacto Joe View Post


    Man, you never know how many trolls are in the place until someone lets off a stinkbomb; then they come crawling out of the woodwork like an infestation of cockroaches!



    maybe you should try suing them.
  • anantksundaramanantksundaram Posts: 17,192member
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    Originally Posted by kpluck View Post


    I would like to try, but apparently you didn't read the article because the source is listed as "anonymous."



    But lets say it is accurate. We still don't have a date to when it happened. For all we know, it was a previous design that was being discussed and the production version could be different.



    I am not saying the antenna design isn't a problem, it most certainly is.



    What I am saying is that you are an idiot, everyone knows this.



    Not very adept at processing information given the context, are you? Here, let me help: He's possibly talking about the Apple engineer Ruben Caballero, and Bloomberg.
  • stlbluesfanstlbluesfan Posts: 353member
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    Originally Posted by kpluck View Post


    I would like to try, but apparently you didn't read the article because the source is listed as "anonymous."



    Sorry, Apple engineer, Bloomberg, take your choice. Both are being dissed, if you haven't noticed.



    Quote:
    Originally Posted by kpluck View Post


    But lets say it is accurate. We still don't have a date to when it happened. For all we know, it was a previous design that was being discussed and the production version could be different.



    I am not saying the antenna design isn't a problem, it most certainly is.



    What I am saying is that you are an idiot, everyone knows this.



    My, such a short post really bunched your panties. Resorting to name calling. Really makes you look better.
  • sdw2001sdw2001 Posts: 16,215member
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    Originally Posted by Foo2 View Post


    Don't you know, a conspiracy requires more than one party? Of course you're free to try to paint commenters here anyway you'd like. Good luck with that and thanks for playing.



    Don't you know? The conspiracy would be within Apple, which astonishingly is made up of more than on person.
  • jragostajragosta Posts: 10,473member
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    Originally Posted by ski1 View Post


    You mean like putting faith in your survey you presented that has no stated methodology and was from a financial company that has AAPL rated as a buy ?



    I see you're still confused. I didn't put any particular faith in that survey. I simply pointed out that it's the only data available. That doesn't make it right - but even if it's only got a 1% chance of being right, that's still better than anything you've provided.



    So where is the data claiming that there are massive returns on the iPhone?



    Quote:
    Originally Posted by amature geek View Post


    You do realize that Bloomberg News is not a "blogger," right?



    True. Bloggers sometimes list the names of their sources.
  • sdw2001sdw2001 Posts: 16,215member
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    Originally Posted by Gary54 View Post


    they had the whole circumference of the case to make the antenna splits. Why the one spot most likely to short between the two by just holding it? Why not the top middle or bottom middle or some other spot? Pick up any phone and cradle it in your hand. Whats the pone spot that makes the most contact? Right where they put it. Its mind boggling to have made such a blunder.



    Blunders happen.



    Oh boy. We have someone that believes the antenna "shorts out" here. Goodbye. \
  • stlbluesfanstlbluesfan Posts: 353member
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    Originally Posted by jragosta View Post


    True. Bloggers sometimes list the names of their sources.



    And sometimes Bloomberg does as well. In fact, very often.
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