Apple sued over unresponsive iPhone 6/6 Plus touchscreen issues

A nationwide class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple by some iPhone 6/6 Plus owners, Reuters reports. The suit has been prompted by the issue which iFixit recently dubbed “Touch Disease” — flickering gray lines appear at the top of an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, causing the screen to become glitchy or unresponsive. iFixit claims Apple has refused to recognize the problem as a major issue. The problem may be caused by bending either phone, which causes connections between the touchscreen controller chips and logic board to break down.
Three plaintiffs have been named in the lawsuit. They are accusing Apple of fraud, and violating California consumer protection laws. The plaintiffs are seeking unspecified damages. Apple has yet to respond to a request for comment.

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