iPhone 4 spent two years in those labs before it was released to the public. Two years. The company tested the hell out of the device and any suggestion that it didn’t is ludicrous. Apple was clearly well aware that the iPhone 4 could suffer some signal degradation when held a certain way, but in its eyes, that is the original sin with which all cell phones are born. Let he who is without sin cast the first phone, right?
Except for one thing:
The trouble is, the public doesn’t expect compromises from Apple.