Maybe The Lightest, Least Expensive iPhone 4 Antenna Fix | Cult of Mac

Maybe The Lightest, Least Expensive iPhone 4 Antenna Fix



The iPhone 4’s attenuation problems aren’t going anywhere anytime soon, which means iPhone 4 owners are stuck with two options: fattening the iPhone with a case or bumper, or living with the issue.

But there’s a third option. ThinSkins are strips of vinyl or PVC, die-cut to wrap perfectly around the iPhone 4’s rim , creating a barrier between a user’s hand and the phone’s external antenna, potentially eliminating the attenuation problem. Interestingly enough they’re from TruePower, the same outfit that gave us the mother of all backpack batteries, the iV Pro.

ThinSkins launched a few weeks ago, sell for $20, are easy to apply (according to TruePower) and come in more colors than a bowl of Skittles.


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