Latest in Apple

Image credit:

Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro screens subject of class-action lawsuit

Ryan Block
May 18, 2007
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Looks like Apple is about to face its next date in court: a San Diego filing by private citizens Fred Greaves and Dave Gatley calls for a class-action lawsuit, accusing Cupertino of deceptive advertising with regard to the displays on its MacBook and MacBook Pro machines -- specifically alleging Apple's screens aren't nearly as good as they were advertised to be. Citing observances that MacBook (Pro) displays are too often "grainy" and "sparkly", that Apple uses dithering to achieve higher color depths than is feasible for the equipment, and that apparently customers seeking repair or replacement were rebuffed, even "chastised" by rogue Geniuses, telling users they are "too picky about... the quality of the display." So, will this lawsuit blend? Time -- but mostly lawyers -- will tell. [Warning: PDF link]

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Facebook inexplicably logs out iPhone users

Facebook inexplicably logs out iPhone users

View
Microsoft reverses Xbox Live price hike, will add free multiplayer for some games

Microsoft reverses Xbox Live price hike, will add free multiplayer for some games

View
Twitter test directly shows your tweet quote counts

Twitter test directly shows your tweet quote counts

View
The Morning After: The Galaxy S21 reviews are in

The Morning After: The Galaxy S21 reviews are in

View
Put Bernie Sanders almost anywhere with this Google Street View app

Put Bernie Sanders almost anywhere with this Google Street View app

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr