Apple Sued For Fraud Over Headphone Charging Capacity

By Hannah Albarazi (January 14, 2022, 4:55 PM EST) -- Apple is misleading consumers to think its Powerbeats Pro earbuds will hold their charge for up to nine hours, a consumer said in a putative class action filed in New York federal court on Thursday, claiming the earbuds don't perform as promised due to a defect that reduces their charging capacity.

A customer sued Apple Inc. on Jan. 13, 2022 claiming its Powerbeats Pro headphones are defective. (Image from filing) New York resident Alejandro Vivar claims that the Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds — which Apple began selling after acquiring Beats Electronics for $3 billion in 2014 — fell far short of the up...

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