Bricks, apps, and warranties, oh my! Apple, AT&T hit with $800 million suit

Follow up on bricking, apps, and warranties as well as the $800 Million Dollar Suit brought upon Apple and AT&T. Bricks, apps, and warranties, oh my! Apple, AT&T hit with $800 million suit – Another class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple and AT&T, which takes to task the companies’ actions when it comes to locking the iPhone to a specific carrier, blocking out third-party applications, the “bricking” debacle, and the iPhone’s warranty.

Follow up on bricking, apps, and warranties as well as the $800 Million Dollar Suit brought upon Apple and AT&T.

Bricks, apps, and warranties, oh my! Apple, AT&T hit with $800 million suitAnother class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple and AT&T, which takes to task the companies’ actions when it comes to locking the iPhone to a specific carrier, blocking out third-party applications, the “bricking” debacle, and the iPhone’s warranty.

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