Tag Archives: Reception

T-Mobile HD7 Next Victim Of “Antennagate”?

Reports are coming in that T-Mobile HD7 owners are experiencing similar reception issues to the iPhone 4 when holding their handsets in the “death grip” position. As represented in the YouTube video above, simply gripping the HTC HD7 in the hand firmly, drops the reception from four bars to one bar. While it isn’t nearly as bad as the iPhone 4, it does raise some eyebrows. The issue doesn’t seem to affect HD7 owners in good coverage … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Offer Reception In New York City Subway Stations

According to BusinessWeek, T-Mobile USA and AT&T Mobility customers will soon be the first to get cellular reception in New York City subway stations after the carriers signed 10-year agreements which will allow access to an underground network being built by Transit Wireless. The agreement will allow T-Mobile and AT&T to provide cellular reception in 277 underground NYC subway stations. According to BusinessWeek, an official announcement on the agreements may come as soon as next … [read full article]

(Updated: Likely a non-issue) Samsung Vibrant Experiencing Reception Issues Similar To iPhone 4?

Update: After speaking with a  number of Vibrant owners, none of whom can replicate this issue we’re chalking this up either to gripping the handset so tightly its smothering or simply a fluke. Enjoy your phone and don’t worry about the iPhone 4 drama. After today’s official launch of the Samsung Vibrant, we’ve been receiving a good amount of complaints from Vibrant owners regarding reception degradation. Vibrant owners seem to be experiencing issues similar to … [read full article]