Apple sued over new iPhone feature Wi-Fi AssistPlaintiffs allege that Wi-Fi Assist, turned on by default, can accidentally run up a big data bill. Meanwhile, take a look inside Microsoft's flagship retail store in New York City.
Apple is being sued over a new iPhone feature. I'm Bridget Carey. This is your c|net update. [MUSIC]. Apple faced. Faces a $5 million lawsuit over a new feature called Wi-Fi Assist. It all boils down to data charges. You see, with Wi-Fi Assist, the iPhone automatically switches to use a cellular data connection Whenever there's a weak wi-fi signal. But the controversy is that this is turned on by default by anyone who updates to iOs 9. The law suit which was first reported by Apple and Cider argued that Apple did not give a good enough explanation of what it did and it should have alerted users because It could be easy to accidentally run up your data bill and go over your monthly limit when you think you're just using wi-fi. You can find this in iPhone settings under cellular and scroll all the way down the page to turn it off. The plaintiffs are suing Apple over false advertising and negligent representation. And in other Apple drama, it seems we have an early look at the Android version of the Apple music app., with leaked screenshots published by the German site Mobile Geeks. Apple has said it's working on an Android version to come out in the Fall so that in itself. Self wasn't a secret. It appears the design is similar to the iPhone version. Meanwhile, Apple also began selling the new Apple TV streaming box through its online store. It starts at $150, but the older model can still be purchased for $70. And over at Microsoft, you can now find the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. Officially on sale. It's also available to purchase at Best Buy, Amazon and Target. In New York City you'll find the new machines on display front and center of Microsoft's brand new retail store on Fifth Avenue. It's just five blocks away from Apple's iconic New York Cube. This Microsoft store opened Monday and it'll be the flagship for all the company's retail locations. Along with the Surface machines there are also Windows computers on sell made by other manufacturers, like Dell, as well as Windows phones and wearables like Microsoft Band and of course there's plenty of software. The second floor is where you'll find XBox One games to demo while there covered in thirty foot long video screens, and there's also a lecture area. The help desk will assist with any questions regardless of what device you use so yes, you can ask them how to use office on an i phone. In a way, this investment is one big marketing tool for Microsoft to better push windows ten products directly to consumers. That's it for this segment update. And there's more at scene it dot com. From our studios in New York, i'm Bridget Kerry, [MUSIC]