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Analyst: Apple Has Hardware Fix for iPhone 4

Apple is all set to announce something Friday morning at its last-minute press conference. Maybe it's a seminar on how to properly hold the iPhone 4, or maybe it's something much better.

Analysts from The Street in New York seem to think that there's going to be hardware fix to be revealed tomorrow. Rodman Renshaw analyst Ashok Kumar claimes to have contacts with Apple's manufacturing partners, there's "a design fix for the iPhone 4 that more adequately insulates the transceiver."

This would act somewhat like an internal bumper solution, so that the iPhone 4 would be less affected to human flesh gripping the device.

Wait times for the iPhone 4 orders online have moved from 7-10 days now to three weeks, meaning that there really could be something going on behind the scenes. Some seem to think that this would be easily done at Foxconn.

If such a redesign is true, then the question remains: what will happen to the millions of iPhone 4 already in the hands of U.S. customers?