So I just got a case while I'm waiting for my free one to come in, and I just slipped it on. What did I discover? Improved reception? Hardly... In my dining area my iPhone shows 4 bars max. I take off the case and it goes up to 5 bars. I put the case back on and the bars fluctuate between 1-4 even without touching it. ***This could just be random because sometimes not holding it without case causes similar reception issues, but it did seem to have very possible negative effect. And I have been unable to reach 5 bars with the case at all so far.*** Also, I still seem to have signal degradation when I hold the left side of the iphone. I can slowly watch the bars go from 4 to 1 when I hold it and slowly rise again when not holding it... ***This is the part that in unacceptable. I thought cases were supposed to prevent this behavior....*** Is anybody still having such poor reception with a case? My 3G held a signal far better. I am an iPhone fanboy, but this is something that will continue to cause increased dropped calls and poor quality calls I will really rethink my unnaturally strong love for the device.