Latest in Apple

Image credit:

Apple fesses up to faulty iPod touch screens

Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

It looks like those complaining of problems with the iPod touch's screen weren't seeing things, as Apple has now reportedly confirmed that at least some early units did indeed ship with defective screens. That bit of news comes at the tail end of a review of the player by none other than Walt Mossberg, who reports that Apple says the problem affected a "small number of units" and that it is "being remedied." Exactly what that remedy entails, however, is unclear, as is the exact number of units affected. In related news, there's also been a few unconfirmed reports cropping up of similarly dim screens on newer iPhones, with the problem seemingly traced to units released after the now infamous price cut. No word from Apple on that, but if your new iPhone's display looks a little off, feel free to let us know.

Read
- Walt Mossberg's review
Read - Apple forum discussion of iPod touch / iPhone screens

[Via AppleInsider]

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

America is falling in love with electric SUVs

America is falling in love with electric SUVs

View
Every ‘Star Wars’ feature film will be available on 4K Blu-ray in March

Every ‘Star Wars’ feature film will be available on 4K Blu-ray in March

View
Google's world is your next wallpaper

Google's world is your next wallpaper

View
'No Man's Sky' update adds living ships to its universe

'No Man's Sky' update adds living ships to its universe

View
Microsoft's all-in-one Office app is now available to all

Microsoft's all-in-one Office app is now available to all

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr