MacDailyNews Take: Seriously, considering that the main OS the PC box assemblers like Dell ship is Windows, aren’t they all defective, notebook and desktop alike, regardless of hardware quality or lack thereof?
Stempel and Madway continue, “A panel of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reversed a federal district court’s 2008 dismissal of the case against the third-largest personal computer maker. That dismissal followed the plaintiffs’ refusal to comply with a district court order that their claims be arbitrated.”
“In their lawsuit, the plaintiffs alleged that Dell violated California consumer laws by selling Inspiron notebooks that had inadequate cooling systems, power supplies and motherboards,” Stempel and Madway report. “They said the defects caused their notebooks to shut down without warning, fail to boot up, or deteriorate too quickly.”
MacDailyNews Take: Mikey, when you race to the bottom, everyone loses. SIDAGTMBTTS.
Stempel and Madway report, “In Friday’s ruling, Judge Lyle Strom said the district court abused its discretion in dismissing the case and ‘the public’s interest in a resolution on the merits weighed strongly’ in favor of letting the case continue.”
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Dude, you got a Dud.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Brian T.” for the heads up.]