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[RawStory] User sues Apple saying Siri not as smart as advertised

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iPhone 4S user Frank Fazio wants his money back and is suing Apple to get it. According to a post at CNET News, the disgruntled consumer says that the company has dramatically oversold the capabilities of its Siri information system.

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rolleyes.gif Frivolous claim. Will probably settle for a nuisance value like 75 bucks or something. Not even enough to cover court costs.
    
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oh no here we go again with some random lawsuits
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I don't get why people sue for random crap. You knew what you were buying, if you cared that much you would have tested it before paying the extra.
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I don't get why people sue for random crap. You knew what you were buying, if you cared that much you would have tested it before paying the extra.

Siri is a paid app?
    
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Siri is a paid app?

Nope, but the iPhone is a paid phone, which is what he was talking about.
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Nope, but the iPhone is a paid phone, which is what he was talking about.

Ah, gotcha!

I hate Apple's frivolous litigation against others, but I would love it if they made an example of this person, and end up winning and requiring the person to pay their costs.
    
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Frank Fazio <-- added on my idiots list
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Wow, so everyone is big on the $850 AT&T guy, but this guy with his valid complaint and it's a no no? You guys are confusing at times.


He has a point. Without Siri it's just an iPhone4. Though to be quite honest it's "beta" so anything goes and it's probably in the T&C.

If anything I hope it forces Apple to be slightly more forthright about these things.

There's also the data charges complaint which is fairly valid if you have to have it request data for the same question several times before it actually gets it right. But that can be remedied by unlimited data plans.... something that's shocking we don't already have in this day and age.
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Wow, so everyone is big on the $850 AT&T guy, but this guy with his valid complaint and it's a no no? You guys are confusing at times.

You think this is a valid complaint? This is a complaint that entitles a person to a legally enforceable remedy? Am I understanding you correctly?
    
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