Apple Plaintiffs Bring On Ads In IPad Overheating Suit

Law360, New York (October 13, 2010, 6:03 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in a class action that claims Apple Inc.'s iPad overheats and shuts down when used in the sun have amended their complaint to include examples of advertisements that misled them into thinking the tablet computer worked outdoors.

The amended complaint, filed Tuesday in the U.S. Court for the Northern District of California, alleges Apple repeatedly advertised the iPad as a capable tool for reading books and magazines outdoors. Some commercials show people using their iPads in a sidewalk cafe or on a grassy lawn, while...
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