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iPod battery lawsuit to be filed in January

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Wednesday, December 31, 2003
News Categories: Apple

“Another growing source of complaints surrounds Apple’s wildly-popular iPod line of digital music players, which many enthusiasts believe will get an upgrade at Macworld with the introduction of smaller, less-expensive models and a range of case colors.

In California, a lawsuit seeking class-action status is expected to be filed January against the company over the claim that Apple’s warranty does not run long enough to cover problems with the player’s battery.”

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21

In the end the party that really wins….the lawyers.

Posted by mark on January 2, 2004 at 8:19 AM (PDT)

22

Look, Ipods need batterires. I will no complain if the batteries fail but give me an option to replace it!!! Dat is only fair.

When Ipod suggests that foks should buy another device instead of repalcing the battery.. that was a bone head move.

Posted by Ugo Nwokolo on January 2, 2004 at 9:13 AM (PDT)

23

It’s not a new trend.

“New” as in the “the last several years.”  3 to 5 year warranties used to be standard.  Now you’re lucky if you get one, and that’s a real shame.

Posted by Mountain Man on January 2, 2004 at 1:02 PM (PDT)

24

Mountain Man: Agreed.

Posted by Atomic Bomb in Mid-Atlantic on January 2, 2004 at 1:15 PM (PDT)

25

I’m very unhappy over the fact that I trusted the name Apple without checking into other MP3 players. For $400, I expect the iPod to have a battery that stays charged longer than my cell phone. Especialy if it’s only 2 months old!

Posted by Buffalomilk on January 5, 2004 at 7:57 AM (PDT)

26

HI , BAD NEWS . ive just hade my pod 10 months the batts just died on me im gutted but im still under warranty so i agree apple needs to play the game and aproach the problem

Posted by wayman on June 5, 2004 at 10:43 PM (PDT)

27

here,s a tip a say around 10, 11 months into your warranty i advise u to take your pod back and tell them u only get an hrs playing time on your pod , return your pod they install a new batterie for u for nothing thus saving u the money and allso u get to SCREW apple back .....

Posted by wayman on June 5, 2004 at 11:38 PM (PDT)

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