First batch of Apple bumpers now shipping

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First batch of Apple bumpers now shipping
Apple iPhone 4 users, if your device is still in the throes of the dreaded "death-grip" and you've been dropping signal bars left and right, don't worry. It seems that the first batch of free bumpers from Apple have shipped and some iPhone 4 owners have received e-mailed confirmation from the Apple Store that their bumper is on the way.

If you haven't yet taken advantage of Apple's offer, you can still receive a free bumper or case. As we reported, the process is simple. Download the iPhone 4 Case Program app from the App Store. If you purchased your handset before July 23rd, you must request the case by August 22nd. If you bought your iPhone 4 after last Friday, you have 30 days from the date of your purchase to make a selection from the choice of bumpers or cases. Phones bought after September 30th will not qualify for a free bumper/case. If you purchased your own bumper from Apple before the program was announced, you are not out of luck as Apple will give you a refund. And once you have received the bumper or case, you should be able to hold your new iPhone 4 any way you heart desires without dropping calls or losing signal bars. You have to love it, a low tech solution to a high tech problem.

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source: Gizmodo


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22 Comments

1. nimo

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 11, 2010

This changes nothing, again. Think Different (buy android)

2. dahaka17

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 08, 2010

and another +1

3. dsg_cobra

Posts: 35; Member since: Nov 25, 2009

I was at the paul mccartney concert last night and my uncle and his iphone 4 couldnt get any signal and when he held it up he got 1x but no 3g. So he asked me to use my droid x and instantly i pulled up the set list then sent a picture message of it to my mom. Then called her holding it with my right hand and switched to my left hand and took a nice sip of my beer with ever so sweet defeat of the iphone war while listening to great jams in nashville tennessee. I love my droid x and paul mccartney. :)

4. gambino37

Posts: 146; Member since: Oct 16, 2009

Plus 3 for Droid X, Sir Paul McCartney, and OWNING an iPhone 4.

5. JackFace

Posts: 190; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

@dsg_cobra: I am sorry, and I don't mean to correct you, but some clarification might be nice. You said the iPhone got 1x... you mean bar, or are you talking CDMA terms? If you are really referring to"1x", then you have no idea what the hell you are talking about, or you are bold-face-lying. I don't mean to come off as a dick, but a little clarification would make a lot more sense. Thanks!

10. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

DSG's statement seems kind of made up - the iphone 4 not getting a siganl could mean no towers for AT&T in that area and not just because it is an iphone 4 - I swear the anti-iphone posters out there are just as bad as people who love their iphone (not all, of course). People call them iSHEEP, or iLEMMINGS, but some of you anti-iphoners are just as bad in a different way.

6. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

end of this year att will be 4g starting out..final in 2011..im waiting for their 4G compatible device list

15. dsg_cobra

Posts: 35; Member since: Nov 25, 2009

at&t is still investing in their 3g they dont plan to launch 4g until mid to late 2011.

17. tallica05

Posts: 93; Member since: Dec 26, 2009

Jcrow79 have you ever got a +1?

18. omgoshphones305

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 21, 2010

try more than 10 markets in 2012 lol

21. markemark11

Posts: 47; Member since: Jan 07, 2010

+1

7. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I bet iPhone 4 outsells Droid X by a 3 to 1 margin in Q3.

8. ilia1986 unregistered

Okay. I am only going to say this once. If you are an app freak - like myself - iPhone 4 is still the best there is. If not - Android is better at everything else. I think this should make everyone happy. =)

9. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I am an app freak, but did not want the iphone - I have 150 apps on my captivate.....and counting

11. ilia1986 unregistered

Thats nice. But I am also an app freak. And I heard that many of the Android apps are useless. I am not saying that there are no useless apps on the iPhone - there probably are. But I have also downloaded more than 150 apps to iTunes - and from their descriptions and screenshots - all are at least marginally useful. Many of them are games btw.

12. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Oh so diplomatic...

16. dsg_cobra

Posts: 35; Member since: Nov 25, 2009

im sure iphone will outsale droid x by this margin but you have to consider how many countries the iphone is in? now compare iphone 4 to droid x in the U.S sales only and TOTALLY different margin there buddy. :)

13. pete7625

Posts: 86; Member since: Jul 01, 2010

I don't know about anybody else, But I would be mad if I had to use a case just for my phone to make a call. I mean, I never used the phone, but if the problem is really as bad as everyone is saying, why keep it? I would return the phone in a heartbeat. I was planning on getting an Iphone, but until this problem is REALLY fixed, I'll just stick with my blackberry.

19. omgoshphones305

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 21, 2010

don't worry iphone users...soon you will get your jacket...and THEN you can use your phone. doesn't matter if you are wasting a whole month's worth of services and your money, it's the iphone, and steve jobs makes everything better cough

20. omgoshphones305

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 21, 2010

p.s. just to comment on taco's comment, which i gave him a -1 for the name already...just because people buy it in the masses...doesn't make it the best device ever

22. oldfash33

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 15, 2010

Got my bumper today. My new fav. Thanks for the free bumper apple

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