Apple is a multinational technology company located in Cupertino, California. It is considered as one of the Big Tech technological companies along with Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft.
Apple was founded by Steve Jobs in April 1976. There are many Apple hardware products like- iPhone smartphone, iPad Tablet, Mac Personal Computer, iPod portable media player, Apple Tv, apple watch, AirPods wireless, HomePods, and many other products.
All these products work on Apple’s software i.e. IOS, macOS, iPadOS, etc.
News on Apple settling for the defect issue in the products of Powerbeats
All the mobile devices had a wire earplug and so does the Apple Smartphones. But nowadays or maybe in the near future, the concept of wire earplug will be not heard as everything will be digitalized. The concept of wireless plugs has already come out.
Powerbeats is the name of wireless earplugs or headphones which have different versions. Powerbeats wireless headphones are the product of Apple which can be connected to the Apple devices.
Recently there has been news that Apple agrees to pay $9.5 million as a settlement over alleged Powerbeats 2 design defect. Powerbeats 2 was released in 2014.
It was published in the Ad that Powerbeats 2 is very effective, water or sweat resistant has shoddy earbuds, and was built to endure. All the points were falsely published as it runs out of battery after minimal usage.
it was said to have good features and it came with different colors, having 6 hours battery life, etc.
Apple company agrees to settle the payment. Like said earlier, Powerbeats have different versions so along with Powerbeats 2, Powerbeats 3 were also found defective, which were released in 2016.
It was said by the Company that they would settle only for the Powerbeats 2 which was released before than Powerbeats 3.
If someone has purchased Powerbeats 2 and wants to claim the settlement pay they have to first fill the form in accordance with the proof of them having bought the wireless Powerbeats product also submitting the proof of the warranty repair or a replacement for the headphones bought.