“Some iPhone owners got a nasty surprise in February when, after bringing the device for repairs, they saw an ominous ‘Error 53’ message upon restarting their phones,” Jeff John Roberts reports for Fortune. “Translation: Your fancy gadget is now a glorified paperweight.
“Apple eventually issued a software fix that let people restore their device through iTunes, and apologized to users for the inconvenience,” Robert reports. “The company also said anyone who had paid out of pocket to address the issue could apply for a reimbursement.”
“But this is America so the story would not be complete without a class action lawsuit,” Robert reports. “On Monday, however, a judge in California threw out one of the cases on the grounds the iPhone users could not show they had been harmed.”
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MacDailyNews Take: No harm, no foul.
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