What you need to know
- A class-action lawsuit against Apple is going to trial in August.
- It's over claims that Apple's use of refurbished parts and remanufactured devices is a breach of contract.
- It could see Apple customers get a payout if the suit is successful.
Apple is facing a trial over a class-action lawsuit that claims that using refurbished and remanufactured parts and devices to repair products like the iPhone is a breach of contract.
The page notes that class members could be due a payout if the case is successful, but the deadline to ensure people don't want to be included in the case is May 3. Eligible customers are anyone who has bought AppleCare+ for either iPhone or iPad, directly or through the iPhone upgrade program, on or after July 2012 and received a replacement iPhone or iPad. You can read all the information here.
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