Apple slapped with class-action lawsuit over iPhone 6 'Touch Disease'

The suit, filed in San Jose, CA, accuses Apple of both fraud and violation...
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58. AlikMalix unregistered

I know.... He was fishing for Apple fans to defend the notion - I gave him a complete opposite but irrefutable statement.....

40. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Feel somewhat better I got the 6s. Hopefully this has something to do with bending issues. See a lot of women and some men keeping phones in their back pockets. Apple should of built a stronger device to start with.

54. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Exactly what I said! Yes get"em. How can you knowingly not repmace ykur customers phone with a known defect? Bastards. I said if it was me I woukd certainly would stary a class action lawsuit. I am glad someone listenesd to me. A car company has to fix a manufacturers defect even kf ykur vehicle is not in warranty. The compa y must repair or rwplace the defect at their own expense. PERIOD. why should Apple be any different? Get they @$$!!!!!!!

62. sissy246

Posts: 7110; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

I don't get you people that is sticking up for Apple. We have to pay are taxes so they should to. Or maybe some of you don't pay yours.

64. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I do, because they are stupid. Let's just be fair. When it comes to electronics, anything can happen. But the iPhone 6 had a poor design. It's not about it being thin. When you make something thin, you have to have some type of enginerring done to shore up the design. Glass is very thin. You can increase its longevity by shoring up the glass with iron and using strong trim to add stability. When it comes to the phone, people had the phone bend in their pocket. Now again to be fair. The phone was very tall and would stick out the pockets of most jeans. The stress of sitting cause deformity. Should it have? From just sitting? No! Has it happened to other phones? Yes, but not on such mass scale. Then when the issue was brought to light, Apple and the fans just blew it off. This was equal to the issue with the iPhone 4. Because it was a design flaw. Everyone jumped on the Note 5, because some idiot shove his pen in backwards. That isn't a design flaw. A design flaw is something that can't be fixed after the item has been produced. It has to be produced with the fix. Thinner means you need to use stronger materials. How can an engineer not do this? Samsung made the S6 Edge+ thin and larger. They automatically used a stronger metal than what they used on its smaller sibling. It didnt take the phone to bend for them to do it either. But what I expect is, if I spend money for your product and somethign goes wrong that si not my fault, don't look to push blame. Own up to it, fix it and all will be well. This is not the first time Apple has done this. There was an issue back in the 90's with the Mac G$ where Steve Jobs refused to use heatsinks on the CPU. The heat would melt the capacitors on the motherboard. Apple claimed the damage was done by the user, not using the computer correctly. So one man who paid the cost for repair, sued Apple, because it was a defect in that Apple chose not to offer protection from the heat. The court found Apple liable and made Apple fix the computers and 1005 refund anyone who paid. If it had been me and I bring an Apple product that stopped working through no fault of my own and Apple refuses to replace it, I'm going to go rent a U-Haul and drive it through their frikking front door in Cupertino. Its a shame to have all this money, to sell one of the most popular products and then refused to fix them when you know there is a problem. Apple is the only OEM where we can find more than 10 cases where they have done this.
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