Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | ... | 160
3571 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 148

Trusted

  Reply # 352596 17-Jul-2010 10:27
Send private message

Shocking reply from Apple this morning. How could you force people to use a case to compensate for poor design on a premium phone?

Apple needs to get their heads out of the sand and re-design the hardware!

Ham

462 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13


  Reply # 352598 17-Jul-2010 10:38
Send private message

heavenlywild: Shocking reply from Apple this morning. How could you force people to use a case to compensate for poor design on a premium phone?

Apple needs to get their heads out of the sand and re-design the hardware!


They're not forcing anyone... They have offered a refund. Or you could just not buy one... wait till next year

242 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 19


  Reply # 352601 17-Jul-2010 10:46
Send private message

Ham:
heavenlywild: Shocking reply from Apple this morning. How could you force people to use a case to compensate for poor design on a premium phone?

Apple needs to get their heads out of the sand and re-design the hardware!


They're not forcing anyone... They have offered a refund. Or you could just not buy one... wait till next year




well put. 




.............................................................

simple logic.


167 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 352630 17-Jul-2010 12:26
Send private message

i hope the actual real life performance in new zealand will not have problems > <
you reckon any of you will be getting the iphone 4, despite the antenna problems?

and i think i agree with some articles saying that its an overblown issue, time will tell i guess

230 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 352633 17-Jul-2010 12:47
Send private message

From what I can see the problem isn't experienced by many people. It seems that only a small percentage of people have complained about the problem or been bothered enough to return the phone.
I think they should make people submit a serial number before accepting their comments online (about the iPhone 4) as gospel.

And at the end of the day, don't like it? Don't buy it! :)

2c

1539 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 39

Trusted

  Reply # 352640 17-Jul-2010 13:03
Send private message




http://www.engadget.com/2010/07/16/iphone-4-coming-to-canada-and-16-other-countries-july-30th/


Here is our release date :D

75 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 352642 17-Jul-2010 13:03
Send private message

Did a white iPhone 4 just appear in the Apple NZ store?  I didn't notice that before???

113 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 352647 17-Jul-2010 13:31
Send private message

The antenna issue became a very big issue, which i think has very minimal negativity. If you think about it, the apple who are actually affected by this antenna problem (only signal drops) is not a big number. From the sites that I came across simply states MANY users without any hard numbers. The media needed to express the negativity of Apple products in order to gain attentions, net traffics and hence revenue from advertisers.

If the actual people affected by this is a very small amount, it does not justify a recall, and i think a free bumper with the phone is the best thing apple can do. Remember, they are NOT forcing you to buy an iPhone 4, and even offer you a full refund within 30 days from purchase. 

In other words, if you are really pedantic about carrying the "bumpered" phone, just get yourself an Android or something. I shall stress again, apple is NOT FORCING you to buy the iPhone 4.

 

7828 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 782

Subscriber

  Reply # 352650 17-Jul-2010 13:42
Send private message

PoLiGnAc: 

In other words, if you are really pedantic about carrying the "bumpered" phone, just get yourself an Android or something. I shall stress again, apple is NOT FORCING you to buy the iPhone 4.


 


Tell that to the Apple fan bois who will bu one even if t couldn't make calls.  The NZ ones will most likely be the US rejects...  The iPhone  would be the last fone I wold buy...




Regards,

Old3eyes


242 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 19


  Reply # 352666 17-Jul-2010 14:03
Send private message

old3eyes:
PoLiGnAc: 

In other words, if you are really pedantic about carrying the "bumpered" phone, just get yourself an Android or something. I shall stress again, apple is NOT FORCING you to buy the iPhone 4.


 


Tell that to the Apple fan bois who will bu one even if t couldn't make calls.  The NZ ones will most likely be the US rejects...  The iPhone  would be the last fone I wold buy...



Er i dont think so, why on earth would they do that when we can just return them as well? so all the way from China to USA , oh no crap ones, send them off to NZ. 




.............................................................

simple logic.


Ham

462 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13


  Reply # 352679 17-Jul-2010 14:39
Send private message
230 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 352683 17-Jul-2010 14:47
Send private message

old3eyes:
PoLiGnAc:?

In other words, if you are really pedantic about carrying the "bumpered" phone, just get yourself an Android or something. I shall stress again, apple is NOT FORCING you to buy the iPhone 4.


?


Tell that to the Apple fan bois who will bu one even if t couldn't make calls. ?The NZ ones will most likely be the US rejects... ?The iPhone ?would be the last fone I wold buy...

Not sure there's any reason to suggest they'd find some rejects and send them here. Then we' just return them too, costing apple even more $$
:)

113 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 352699 17-Jul-2010 15:38
Send private message

It's possible that the phone will be a US reject, only if you purchased a refurbished one.

At least Apple has come to the senses to offer minimal requirements for full refund.

167 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 352708 17-Jul-2010 16:07
Send private message

:) man im so excited to get one - this'll be the first one i buy. hopefully i'll get mine nice and early in the morning

2661 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 222

Trusted

  Reply # 352711 17-Jul-2010 16:22
Send private message

ChrnoXIII: :) man im so excited to get one - this'll be the first one i buy. hopefully i'll get mine nice and early in the morning


I'm gonna get one too.. first iphone.  I'm not looking forward to seeing the price though :) 




Check out my LPFM Radio Station at www.thecheese.co.nz cool


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | ... | 160
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.