Nokia And Blackberry Respond To Apple Over Antennae

At yesterday's press conference, Apple showed videos of other manufacturer's cellphones experiencing similar problems to the iPhone 4: losing reception when held wrong. Two of the phones demonstrated were from Nokia and Blackberry, who were not impressed at Apple dragging them in to this mess, and have released official statements on the matter. Nokia [emphasis added]: "Antenna design is a complex subject and has been a core competence at Nokia for decades, across hundreds of phone models. Nokia was the pioneer in internal antennas; the Nokia 8810, launched in 1998, was the first commercial phone with this feature. Nokia has invested thousands of man hours in studying human behavior, including how people hold their phones for … [Read more...]