From the “continuing-to-beat-a-dead horse” department, the antenna blogging world’s top story refuses to die:
According to Simon Tonks, the consultant who led the testing, “Our tests indicate that the ‘death grip’ issue is real, and is worse for the Apple iPhone 4 than for other smartphones.”
I summed up my opinion in “The iPhone Antenna’s Space Age Origins,” which was principally an examination of the historical origins of the iPhone antenna concept in antennas implemented in the first U.S. satellite: Explorer. More ÆtherCzar iPhone coverage here.
Now will someone please put a stake through the heart of this story so it can rest in peace?