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Apple: No Free Cases to Fix iPhone Antennae

We all know about the problem with the new iPhone 4 and its antenna. If you've been keeping up with tech news over the last week or so, you'll know that fixing it is easy; all you need is a case or bumper. If you're reluctant to get a third-party accessory, Apple sells them on its website! What could be easier?

Because it's so easy to fix and Apple sells them anyway, lot of people believe Jobs and his cronies might fix this problem completely by just bundling every iPhone 4 with a bumper. Unfortunately, Apple doesn't agree with giving everyone a free bumper that probably only costs $1 to make.

Leaked documents (obtained by Boy Genius Report) detailing Apple's procedure for representatives dealing with customers with iPhone 4 reception issues show the company is "NOT appeasing customers with free bumpers." Further, reps are told to remind customers that the wireless performance on the iPhone 4 is the best they've ever shipped and that gripping any phone in the wrong place will diminish signal.

1. Keep all of the positioning statements in the BN handy – your tone when delivering this information is important.

Do you think Apple should offer all iPhone 4 customers a free bumper case to fix the reception issue? Let us know in the comments below!