Network Glitch Causes IPhone 4 To Stumble

Posted: Jun 7 2010, 12:51pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 9:32pm CDT, in News | Technology News

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Minutes ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world at WWDC 2010. (Engadget liveblog) He quickly began to brag about the new iPhone's retinal display, which allows it to pack in more pixels per square inch than the human eye can actually see. The tech sounds incredible, but a serious network glitch caused a major bump in Steve's usually-flawless presentation.

He attempted to load the NYT website on an iPhone 3GS and 4 simultaneously in order to show off the resolution differences. Unfortunately, the website would not load on the iPhone 4. Jobs asked the audience to get off of the WiFi. Silence filled the room when an error message about the dock connector appeared.

Eventually, the page loaded-but not before a commenter in the crowd got in a nice jab at AT&T. Steve asked one of his people if he had any ideas, and someone in the audience shouted back, “Verizon!”

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