So, we were a little overzealous about the iPhone 4 “Antennagate” free-case story, weren’t we?
This is simply a case where Apple exceeded our expectations with its response. It probably didn’t have to do that, but it’s doing it. It won’t cost much, and because Apple is also sourcing cases from other vendors, it doesn’t make their products worthless. So that’s that.
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