Apple admits to the iPhone lying for years about signal reception

Better than real reception
The iPhone has been sporting better than real reception since version 1.0

Apple has finally admitted there is something wrong with their phones, but its not what you expect.

Revealed in a press release today Apple admitted their phones, which has a reputation for constantly dropping phone calls, was in fact often showing a much stronger signal than the faulty devices could actually pick up.

“(The) high bars were never real in the first place.” they said. They claimed they were “stunned” to discover their formula used to display signal strength was “totally wrong”.

Admitting that the “mistake has been present since the original iPhone” and that the phones has been misreporting signal strength for years, the company promised a software fix to all iPhones that will make them more honest.

Unfortunately Apple did not address the “Grip of death” issue directly, claiming instead the issue of dropped calls when the phone was held in the left hand was common to all phones.

The software fix is promised in the next two weeks, which promises taller 2nd and 3rd bars, and appears directed at fixing perception rather than reception.  I am sure it will be a great success.

Read Apple’s press release here.

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