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Consumer Reports Recommends IPhone After Apple Fixes Antenna

Consumer Reports is recommending the new iPhone 4S after Apple Inc. fixed an antenna glitch that left the magazine unwilling to endorse the previous model.

The iPhone 4S, released last month, doesn’t have the same reception problems as the iPhone 4, even though the devices have similar body designs, Consumer Reports said today on its website. The flaw had caused the iPhone 4 to drop calls when gripped a certain way. After initially playing down the issue, which became known as “Antennagate,” Apple gave out free cases and issued a software update designed to fix the glitch.