ChangeWave poll finds 93% satisfied with their new iPhone, down from 99% last year.
Given the intense attention paid to the iPhone 4's antenna in the weeks after its release, the issue played a surprising small role in a survey of 213 new owners begun three days after Steve Jobs offered them a free case.
Although one in five said it was "somewhat" or a "very big" problem, 64% of the respondents MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 4, 2010 11:12 AM ET
Apple issues $29 refunds and launches an app that gives customers a choice of 8 free cases
Apple (AAPL) on Friday made good on the promise Steve Jobs made -- with some ill humor -- a week earlier. It issued refunds to customers who had purchased its $29 Bumper and it launched a free app that gives iPhone 4 owners who have a problem with its external antenna a choice eight MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 23, 2010 12:21 PM ET
The analysts this morning were piling on superlatives. Will the market follow their lead?
Apple's (AAPL) record quarter inspired a flurry of glowing reviews and rising price targets. Here's a sample; more as they come in:
Oppenheimer's Yair Reiner: Antennagate Schmantennagate. "We were expecting Apple to deliver a strong F3Q10. But we hadn't girded ourselves for a mammoth revenue forecast, and neither, we believe, had the Street. To those (like us) MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 21, 2010 8:00 AM ET
Analysts issue a flurry of last-minute adjustments in advance of Tuesday's quarterly report
Apple's (AAPL) one-two punch -- Steve Jobs' "Antennagate" press conference Friday and the company's Q3 earnings report scheduled for Tuesday -- left analysts struggling to stay on top of two competing narratives.
On one hand they had the firestorm of negative press coverage that helped carve nearly $30 billion out of Apple's market cap over the past three weeks MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 19, 2010 1:10 PM ET
The company was quick to post the "Antennagate" press conference. It's about that link ...
[UPDATE: The problem I describe below was fixed shortly after this was posted, which may explain why so many readers suggested in their comments that I'd finally lost my marbles.]
I'm as sick of writing about the iPhone 4's antenna as you probably are of reading about it. But since nobody else seems to have taken note MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 18, 2010 9:55 AM ET
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