Monthly Archives: February 2012

$15 or a free bumper ?

So as you may recall back in the summer of 2010 there was much-a-do about the iPhone 4’s radical antenna design. This led to people complaining of dropped calls and the much widely reported claim of the Death Grip.

Antennagate was born and a class action suit was brought against Apple for the iPhone 4 antenna reception problems which has now reached a settlement. So what was the settlement ? Well a preliminary approval grants U.S. residents who bought the phone can either get $15 in cash or a bumper case from Apple.

Natalie Harrison (Apple’s Director of iPhone Public Relations) has said “This settlement relates to a small number of customers who indicated they experienced antenna or reception issues with their iPhone 4 and didn’t want to take advantage of a free case from Apple while it was being offered in 2010.”

So if you got a free bumper case for your newly purchased iPhone 4 in 2010, you won’t be getting another free one, or the $15, according to Harrison. This settlement will only involve those iPhone 4 buyers who didn’t want a free bumper case, nor did they want to return an iPhone 4 for a full refund.

So if you want to make a claim head on over to (once live) to request your bumper or $