Apple is filing a motion to dismiss the lawsuit from back in August that accused the company of selling defective iPhone 3Gs. The suit was filed by Alabama resident Jessica Smith when her new iPhone 3G was only able to connect to AT&T's 3G network 25% of the time and experienced excessive dropped calls.
Here's a refreshing change of pace. We've heard a lot lately about indie app developers being sued or threatened with legal action from large corporations. Generally speaking, the most common result is the developer bending to the will of the company, whether it means making them change their app or having Apple remove it. This time developer Hottrix is turning the tables, suing Coors for $12.5 million.
The lawsuit filed against Apple back in July of 2007 accusing them of not properly informing users of the iPhone's non-replaceable battery prior to purchasing the device has reached a conclusion. The lawsuit was filed by Jose Trujillo, and he was suing Apple in Illinois state court in July 2007, accusing them of consumer-fraud and seeking class-action status.
It's understandable that some may be dissapointed with the current performance of the iPhone 3G, but it's probably fair to say that most of us aren't about to sue Apple for something they may well fix in the near future. Still, that didn't stop Jessica Alena Smith. Now another is following suit and trying to get compensation for what they think is sub-average performance.
Some users have been experiencing some problems with the 3G on their iPhone 3G, and one new owner has decided to try to get her money's worth. A women in Alabama by the name of Jessica Alena Smith has filed a lawsuit against Apple for selling her a device that didn't meet all the hype in the advertisements.
The Major League Baseball association is pressing charges against a small developer for using MLB team logos in their app. The app is called Baseball (iTunes), and it offers thousands of team and player statistics, reaching back to 1888, all the way up to the current baseball season.
Phone maker Motorola is suing former company executive Michael Fenger, who jumped ship to join Apple as their VP of global iPhone sales, for allegedly giving Apple their corporate secrets in order to help the success of the iPhone. The company is claiming that Fenger has given away information about margins, operating strategies, marketing information, and customer initiatives to the iPhone maker, among other things
A small company located in Nevada by the name of Typhoon Touch Technologies is claiming to have two patents dating back to 1995 and 1997 that they say prove that they invented the touch computer, describing a touchscreen device intended to be used by police. Allegedly, they are so broadly worded that all makers of remotely tablet-like devices, including Apple, infringe upon them.