If you own an iPhone 4 then you might have noticed that Apple started processing bumper refunds yesterday, and today the iPhone app followed, if you are eligible for the bumper, then here’s how it works:
1.Download the iPhone 4 Case Program app from the App Store.
2.Launch the app on your iPhone 4 and sign in using your iTunes Store account or Apple ID.
3.Select your Bumper or case.
For iPhone 4 purchases made before July 23, 2010, you must apply no later than August 22, 2010; otherwise, you must apply within 30 days of your iPhone 4 purchase. To qualify for this program, you must purchase your iPhone 4 by September 30, 2010.
The selection isn’t really the biggest, among the selections available are the black Apple iPhone 4 Bumper and a variety of mostly black or clear cases from third-party manufacturers like Incase, Belkin, and Speck.
Having iPhone 4 owners use an app to claim their free Bumper case is a decidedly novel, Apple way of handling the situation. Not only does it eliminate entering serial numbers, it also cuts down on fraud, since the app will throw up a warning message if you run it on a device other than the iPhone 4 explaining that it’s only valid for that specific handset.