Check this out: Thousands of Macbook GPUs Failing – 18K signatures, a lawsuit, a Twitter campaign and a 600-page thread on their forum have yet to provoke any response from Apple via /r/technology

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Thousands of Macbook GPUs Failing – 18K signatures, a lawsuit, a Twitter campaign and a 600-page thread on their forum have yet to provoke any response from Apple

Thousands of 2011 Macbook Pro users are reporting GPU failure, glitches and blue screens – reportedly due to degradation of the soldering/thermal paste used in the manufacturing process.

  • A petition demanding that Apple fix or recall the defective products has been signed by nearly 18,000 people

  • A 600-page long thread on the Apple forums has attracted over 1.6 million page views and over 9000 comments

  • Many have taken to Twitter to report their frustration under the hashtag #mbp2011

  • A DC-based law firm has reportedly begun a class action lawsuit

  • Several websites have sprung up to raise awareness of the issue

  • News and other websites have begun reporting the story

Submitted October 17, 2014 at 01:42AM by MBP-2011
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