HTC Corp. and Samsung Electronics aren't happy with Apple's claims that the iPhone 4's reception problems are shared by other global smartphone makers, reports the "Wall Street Journal" (http://macosg.me/2/jw).
Taiwan-based HTC said Monday that reception problems aren't common on smartphones and Apple should address the problem on its own rather than blame competitors. Samsung said it "hasn't received significant customer feedbacks on any signal reduction issue for the Omnia II" smartphone that was featured in Apple's video.
Apple's arguments were also rejected by RIM and U.S.-based Motorola Inc., "which said they have deliberately avoided Apple's approach of locating antennas on a phone's edge," says the "Journal."
Meanwhile, Patrick Kerley, a crisis communication expert for Levick Strategic Communications, says that Apple should have responded faster to the uproar over the iPhone 4's reception...| Read more »