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Lawsuit aims at iPhones's 3G connection

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Lawsuit aims at iPhones's 3G connection
By now you’ve probably heard all the nightmare stories from people who say that their iPhone 3G was losing connection and reverting to the EDGE network when they have full bars.  There was a 14 page complaint filed by Jason Medway and the behalf of thousands in a Northern California court this week. The lawsuit claims that Apple had knowledge about the defect that prevents them from maintaining a signal on AT&T’s 3G network. Medway also alleges that Apple was aware about the problem but continued to sell the device while ignoring request to fix the problems.  In the end, the lawsuit is stating that Apple provided “broken promises” in regards to the phones transmission speed. Attorneys for Medway are seeking damages for thousands of class members in excess of five million dollars. Apple of course created updates to allow better reception coverage for the device. While some still state the problem is ongoing despite installing the updates, users are left to debate whether it is a hardware or software problem.

via AppleInsider

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:42

1. The Doc (Posts: 122; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


Good luck, Jason!

posted on 29 Jan 2009, 11:22

2. SellPhones82 (Posts: 482; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


Should have just picked up an iPod Touch instead Jason. I does everything the iPhone does well and gets rid of the things it does not do well.

posted on 29 Jan 2009, 11:34

3. Big Red (Posts: 101; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


Is it just me, or is Phonearena's grammer going down the crapper? It seems like every day the quality of writing in these articles goes down. "A complaint filled by Jason and the behalf of thousands" or "Apple was aware about the problem" lol here's a proof read Phonearena: "A complaint filed by Jason ON behalf of thousands" "Apple was aware OF the problem".

posted on 29 Jan 2009, 12:53

6. Fanboys Suck (Posts: 609; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


It's not just you man... I posted something like that about a month or two ago... I agree... look and sound a bit more professional phonearena... haha

posted on 30 Jan 2009, 07:57

10. brikz4real (Posts: 173; Member since: 24 Dec 2008)


I agree Big Red. This site needs a proofreader. By the way, "grammer" is spelled "grammar".....lol. Just thought I'd throw in my two sense (cents ***sarcasm***). But you hit it on the head; the reporting look like it's done by a seventh grader sometimes. Not to insult seventh graders. Hey PhoneArena, you gave us 120 seconds to edit our posts. Try using THAT feature.

posted on 30 Jan 2009, 17:10

11. lanevovirs (Posts: 1; Member since: 29 Jan 2009)


Proofread, not proof read, Big Red. It's something WE ALL should do....

posted on 30 Jan 2009, 21:23

12. Big Red (Posts: 101; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


Strange... I immediately posted a correction to my spelling error but phonearena deleted it! regardless of weather or not I hit spell check, we should expect better grammar from the articles than the comments haha. And stop deleting my comments phonearena, you're ruining the site!

posted on 29 Jan 2009, 11:46

4. The Godfather (unregistered)


lol you dont say? I have gotten such a large flow of i phone users coming in getting the storm just because the device is not what they signed up for whatsoever. Gotta love it, keep up the good work Apple, making my job alot easier.

posted on 29 Jan 2009, 21:18

9. E.N. (Posts: 2224; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


You're not making any sense. You got a flow of iphone users because the device is not what they expected it to be? You make it sound like the iPhone just came out a few weeks ago. So I guess a flood of people ran and bought the iPhone when the storm came out and then they all decided that it wasn't good enough. Not likely. They would have know the iPhone wasn't what they expected way back in July.

posted on 31 Jan 2009, 05:38

13. LessthanZach (Posts: 106; Member since: 29 Apr 2008)


How interesting! I get people in my store in Monterey picking up iPhones who tried the Storm first and hate it because it does..... well nothing right. I love blackberry and feel that the storm is abysmal. So I suppose this bulls*** can go on all day, huh?

posted on 29 Jan 2009, 12:51

5. Hammy (Posts: 1; Member since: 29 Jan 2009)


Big Red (#3), it's spelled "GRAMMAR." LOL! There's even a Check Spelling button below this Reply box. Kills me.

posted on 29 Jan 2009, 12:58

7. Fanboys Suck (Posts: 609; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


Irony.... haha

posted on 29 Jan 2009, 14:33

8. Big Red (Posts: 101; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


Haha oops. I replied from my phone, and Opera mini won't do the spell check. Expect better grammar from the publication than the commments lol

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