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Apple's Top iPhone Hardware Executive Exits

Mark Papermaster, Apple's senior executive for iPhone hardware, has left the company, leaving behind a firestorm of controversy surrounding the iPhone 4 and its antenna problems, and the resultant complaints about reception.

Apple Antenna Expert Predicted iPhone 4 Problem

Apple CEO Steve Jobs received a heads-up warning from the company's senior antenna expert early in the planning process that using a bezel antenna design on the iPhone 4 could lead to exactly the reception problems that now plague the smartphone.

iPhone 4 Owners Sue Apple Over Reception Snafus

It took just one week for the wrath of Apple's new iPhone 4 owners to translate into legal action: Two separate lawsuits were filed Wednesday over the newly released smartphone's reception problems, according to a Bloomberg report.