Okay, so the fix isn’t quite the most elegant in the world – but if you’re really concerned about the antenna’s signal dropping from bridging the gap with your skin, simply use a bit of cellophane tape to cover the “drop zone.”
According to FastCompany, “Problems observed in the iPhone 3GS are much more pronounced when the device is upgraded to iOS 4 indicate that there is also a software issue involved in the matter. iPhone 4 users can’t downgrade to earlier versions of the core software, making it impossible to compare its relative performance.”
People participating on Apple’s tech support forums report that Apple confirmed an update to iOS 4.0.1 as early as Monday. However, that post (and all discussion related to it) has since been deleted. We cannot confirm absolutely when this update is going to happen, but it will likely be in the very near future.
Until then, rock that scotch tape!
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