As it did with the original iPhone 4, Consumer Reports said it will not include the Verizon iPhone on its list of recommended smart phones due to the reception problem.
Apple's shares gained $5.13, or 1.5 percent, to $348.01 in afternoon trading.
P.S. Yes, I know I am intentionally blurring the major distinction between Apple gadget cultists and people who buy Apple stock. Also I'm pretty sure that previous sentence makes no sense, but screw it, it's Friday, I reserve the right to misuse words.
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