iPhone Lawsuit: Possbile 'Worst Phone Ever' Lawsuit- Apple, At&T
iPhone and AT&T Face Potential Lawsuit For Worst Phone Ever
A website has been set up that is aggregating data from dissatisfied iPhone users - users who believe they suffer far too many dropped calls on their iPhone on the AT&T network in the USA.
Megaphone a game development company (that focuses on multi-player games using the iPhone as controller) seems to be behind the site. It says the suffer far too many dropped calls when demonstrating their games.
Do you have an iPhone? Then you know it's the best portable computer ever made, while at the same time being the worst. phone. ever. because it drops calls all the time!
Here's what you can do: upload log files of dropped calls for your phone, see how many calls you dropped, where, and when, and then see how they compare with your friends!
Then, when we have enough data, we're going to file a class action lawsuit on behalf of all our users, run Apple and AT&T through the ringer, and you can get a slice of the action! Don't get mad, get even!
Current value of dropped calls in our system: $114,800*
Total dropped calls: 77,038
We have parsed more than 1,500,808 calls from over 753 people.
Average dropped call percentage: 5.0%.
Besides the Apple iPhone , AT&T is another target. In the United States At&t has an exclusive contract for the iPhone at least for now its record for dropped calls is poor.
The site provides a potential outlet for AT&T wireless users fed up with the network's ability -- or lack thereof -- to carry calls. A March survey conducted by research outfit ChangeWave found that AT&T drops 4.5 percent of all calls, far more than any of its rivals: Sprint drops 2.4 percent, T-Mobile 2.8 percent, and Verizon only 1.5 percent.
The Worst Ever Phone Site also has an FAQ for people with questions about how their data will be used.