A proposed $500 million class action settlement would resolve dozens of lawsuits over Apple’s iPhone, and now Batterygate could end in a payday.
Remember when Apple got caught slowing down iPhones, throttling their performance so that numerous Apple customers worldwide replaced their slowwww phones. Remember how customers were unaware that simply replacing the battery would likely double their phone’s speed? And then Apple offered $29 battery replacements for a year—thereby driving foot traffic to its own stores for a paid service? And remember how you were reminded how wildly corporate profit interests diverge from your own? But then you forgot because all this drama swiftly became the least of America’s problems? Now comes the denouement in this saga: Vengeance! Sorta, kinda.
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