Sometimes Steve’s snap replies are cool, sometimes they’re insulting and pathetic:
Just avoid holding it in that way.
I agree with Engadget that Apple should offer free Bumpers (it’s not like they cost more than ten cents to manufacture) to iPhone 4 users with clammy hands — until the design is amended.
It’s all the more unacceptable as it can be solved by the simple application of electrical tape. Yes, that means letting go of the raw, elemental stained steel (I know, steel isn’t elemental) that’s going to fry your hand anyway. And, no, that doesn’t mean it’s the user’s fucking responsibility to wrap their phone with electrical tape, “since it’s so simple.”