Some background: I am the farthest thing from an Apple fan boy, in fact, I am the son of an engineer who has been designing PCs for the last 30 years. It was completely "unacceptable" for me to own an Apple product up until about 5 years ago. At home I started making the switch to a Mac when Vista was released, and haven't found a reason to switch back. At work, I use a Dell laptop, and it does a great job for what I use it for. From a smartphone perspective I have owned an AT&T 8525 (HTC made windows based phone), a Blackberry Curve, the iPhone 3G, and now the iPhone 4. With that said, here are my thoughts about the CR article: 1) I was a subscriber to CR for about two years. In those two years I took 3 product recommendations from Consumer Reports. The first was for a cordless home telephone, the second was for a lawn mower, and the third was for a refrigerator. Both the cordless phone and the lawn mower were two of the worst purchases I have ever made. I was honestly bewildered as to how CR could recommend such terrible products. 2) Consumer reports as an entity has received more attention over the past 24 hours than the previous year in total. They had a complete incentive to make news by not endorsing the iPhone 4. I understand the issue with the antenna is real. However, people seem to want to deify CR as the be all end all of product reviews. In my experience they are more than satisfied with reviewing a product in a certain way to achieve increased popularity of their brand. Ask Isuzu about this.