Apple faces class action lawsuit over iOS update that disabled old chargers

05 February 2019
The lawsuit alleges that Apple knew the update would force users to buy new chargers.

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  • Anonymous

sdf, 09 Feb 2019im from android and you will feel it once you have gone to andro... moreSecurity patches are rolled for years in droid..atleast no such deceptive bad business practises forcing users to keep counting $$ through trickery

You lay down with Apple, you get up with empty pockets.

Film at 11.

  • Anonymous

kiasunkiasi, 07 Feb 2019two years? nah, Apple should just disable all its devices once ... moreExactly! Go apple!

  • sdf

Anonymous, 06 Feb 2019I cant believe i bought their product, they dont care about cust... moreim from android and you will feel it once you have gone to android. you will not receive any updates

  • Anonymous

Apple are scum. In around 2016 they were doing so much dirty tactics, I had an ipad and iphone made useless by ios updates and also experienced this charging issue which made me think the device was faulty. The trick made the ipad owner want to buy a new ipad, I told them what Apple were up to and bought an Android tablet instead. Its all intentional, the trouble is proving it.

BatteryGate, 06 Feb 2019BatteryGate, now ChargeGate. How about Apple disables all iPh... moretwo years?
nah, Apple should just disable all its devices once it reached 365 days since activation, so that they can keep selling new one each and every year

Anonymous, 06 Feb 2019I cant believe i bought their product, they dont care about cust... morejust wake up from the Matrix sleep? welcome to the real world

Apple never learns same as their customers.

Anonymous, 06 Feb 2019DON'T BOTHER READING THIS ARTICLE. Apple should have done this a... morethe most idiotic idea that i ever read!
so if you happen to had an old iphone charger and it was working properly and suddenly because of this update it stop working what you would say?(keep in mind if you connect the same charger to an other iphone without that last update it would work but not working on yours) are you going to by a new charger? or join the lawsuit action?

  • Anonymous

BatteryGate, 06 Feb 2019BatteryGate, now ChargeGate. How about Apple disables all iPh... moreDon't give them ideas please!

  • Anonymous

Even cheap android phones don't have such annoying issues.

  • Anonymous

Apple and Facebook used all my data , will Trump and Merkel ban it ????

  • BatteryGate

BatteryGate, now ChargeGate.

How about Apple disables all iPhone over 2 years old. Maybe they could come up with a good excuse such as the batteries on older iPhones are more prone to exploding so you need to keep buying new $1000+ iPhones. It's for your own safety...and our profit you understand.

  • Anonymous

I think the challenge of this case will be proving that the 'disabled' chargers weren't malfunctioning. It is not as if all Apple chargers stopped working, and of those that did, if they were within warranty they would have been replaced. Apple will likely play the safety card - the charger no longer responded as expected to MFi compliance requests, so was rejected in an abundance of caution - queue slideshow of phone charger fires.

  • Anonymous

I can confirm that this indeed happened. My iPhone 6 started displaying the “This accessory may not be supported” message around that same time.

  • Anonymous

exhale, 06 Feb 2019Imagine what? You have no clue, do you? iOS would be a turtle on... moreOn what, specifically, do you base this claim?

Anonymous, 06 Feb 2019Apple should sell their OS to android so that we can have more... moreiOS sucks.

  • Anonymous

Dr. Chillo, 06 Feb 2019Typicalllllllly AppleI cant believe i bought their product, they dont care about custumers, just profit

Typicalllllllly Apple

  • Anonymous

DON'T BOTHER READING THIS ARTICLE. Apple should have done this and kept it honestly IN THE FIRST PLACE, to keep the flee market off-brand chargers that AREN'T and DONT work well IN THE FIRST PLACE, You end up sol the minute you give some guy that YOU SHOULD KNOW is DEFINITELY Sketchy and it will stop working after a day or few.
This Case is Honestly GARBAGE, IF it was a good thing to use the third party FLEA MARKET and/or GAS STATION charger (Like gas station sushi you won't want to buy it!)
In Apple doing this they are (In My Opinion) SAVING YOU FROM GETTING A CHARGER THAT IS FAULTY AND MAY MAKE YOUR iPHONE Or any iDevice (Maybe even AirPods) for that matter BUGGY And MAY DEGRADE YOUR BATTERY FASTER!


PS: Based this off of facts I KNOW are TRUE,^But is also my opinion, Not trying to make anyone triggered. If you are triggered let me know by replying (Like that'll prove your knowlege, but you can try though¯\_(ツ)_/¯