Apple Pays Up Over Battery Woes

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Apple Pays Up Over Battery Woes


Apple has agreed to pay refunds of $25 to $79 to more than 2 million Mac owners to resolve claims that some of its power adapters were prone to spark.

Nice to see cash actually going to the consumers who suffered through this, not to the lawyers who brought the suit. We've all been there before, eh?

The 2006 class-action suit alleged that Apple misrepresented problems with the power adapters. In 2001, Apple recalled about 570,000 adapters sold with PowerBooks after reports of overheating. Apple advised customers to stop using the adapters and offered free replacements.

Get more at The Los Angeles Times here.


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