Touch Disease

Apple

Internal Documents Show Apple Knew the iPhone 6 Would Bend

Apple publicly maintained that there were no engineering issues with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but an internal review showed that engineering changes were necessary to prevent touch disease.
Jason Koebler
5.24.18
iPhone

The iPhone Is Guaranteed to Last Only One Year, Apple Argues in Court

Apple says it makes the "most durable devices," but an iPhone 6 design flaw and the ensuing court proceeding shows you can legally expect it to last for just one year.
Jason Koebler
9.12.17
Touch Disease

A Class Action Lawsuit Arguing the iPhone 6 Is Defective Has Cleared a Major Legal Hurdle

A judge will determine if Apple waited too long to address 'Touch Disease.'
Jason Koebler
9.5.17
Apple

Apple Acknowledges iPhone 'Touch Disease,' Wants You to Pay $149 to Fix It

"Apple should come clean, admit the manufacturing deficiency, and extend their warranty on this issue to 24 months."
Jason Koebler
11.18.16
short circuit

Geniuses: Some Refurbished iPhone 6 Pluses Have Touch Disease New Out of the Box

Apple Store employees say the company's refurbishing process is often failing to correct pervasive touchscreen problems in the iPhone 6 Plus.
Jason Koebler
10.13.16
Apple

Three Law Firms Join iPhone 6 Plus ‘Touch Disease’ Lawsuit Against Apple

Nearly 10,000 people have asked to join the lawsuit. Apple has still said nothing.
Jason Koebler
10.8.16
short circuit

The Hell of Owning an iPhone 6 Plus With 'Touch Disease'

Apple continues to pretend that the touchscreens of thousands of iPhone 6 Plus devices are spontaneously breaking due to an engineering flaw.
Jason Koebler
9.30.16
Features

Apple Is Still Ignoring One of the Biggest iPhone Engineering Flaws of All Time

Thousands upon thousands of iPhone 6 Pluses are spontaneously breaking under normal use and are being replaced with devices that have the same design flaw.
Jason Koebler
9.15.16