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Apple Sued By iPhone 6 Owners Over The 'Touch Disease'

Apple always throws a bounce over the sky through the iPhone series and its features. It already dropped others jaw by launching its new iPhone7 and iPhone7 Plus, the last month. 

But it seems like, Apple could not pacify its customers' requirements convincingly after the line breaking news on the iPhone7 catching fire.

Here's another news which will surely put you in moot.

Apple Sued By iPhone 6 Owners Over The 'Touch Disease'

Apple Sued By iPhone 6 Owners Over The 'Touch Disease'

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A few months back...

A few months back...

News reported on a hardware flaw plaguing many iPhone 6 and iPhone6 Plus owners, which garnered the name of 'Touch Disease.'

Not a disease but a defect! What this 'touch disease' actually is?

Not a disease but a defect! What this 'touch disease' actually is?

Well, touch disease is a defect in the iPhone6 and iPhone6 Plus that cause tiny soldered balls under the phone's screen to crack during regular use.

This render user's touchscreen is useless.

This render user's touchscreen is useless.

The first sign of 'touch disease' is a flickering gray bar that appears across the top of iPhone 6 screen

The first sign of 'touch disease' is a flickering gray bar that appears across the top of iPhone 6 screen

And, grievously, over the time, the touchscreen loses the functionality.

And then...

And then...

Dozens of angry iPhone 6 users are posting complaints on Apple Forum, claiming their extensive smartphones have succumbed to 'touch disease.'

And this makes iPhone users more upset...

And this makes iPhone users more upset...

Apple will not fix or replace phones that are no longer under warranty without charging additional fees.

Shortly after the flaw initially reported on, a trio of iPhone users filed a class action lawsuit against Apple,

Shortly after the flaw initially reported on, a trio of iPhone users filed a class action lawsuit against Apple,

The case filed in the Northern District of California, alleges that Apple is aware of the technological glitch but refuses to fix affected devices. 

Called plaintiffs Todd Clearly, Jun Bai, and Thomas Davidson, are reportedly blaming Apple of fraud

Called plaintiffs Todd Clearly, Jun Bai, and Thomas Davidson, are reportedly blaming Apple of fraud

Owners had complained that their smartphone screens were either working only periodically or not at all. 

The plaintiffs also said that,

The plaintiffs also said that,

Apple has replaced the damaged iPhones with refurbished models that also had the same problem.

And in response,

And in response,

Three iPhone users sued Apple in August in a California federal court for avowedly keeping the defect a secret and declining to fix it.

Apple did not immediately respond to a request to comment

Apple did not immediately respond to a request to comment

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