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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Overheating iPads

The iPad is a hot item, and it's not making its owners very happy with how it's not able to take the heat.

A class-action lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court in the North District of California last week, accuses Apple of falsely advertising the iPad as an e-reader device when some users are finding that the outside ambient temperatures cause overheat-related shutdowns.

"Using the iPad is not 'just like a reading book' at all since books do not close when the reader is enjoying them in the sunlight or in other normal environmental environments," the complaint reads, according to AppleInsider. "The iPad overheats so quickly under common weather conditions that it does not function for prolonged use either indoors, or in many other warm conditions, for a variety of common uses such as, but not necessarily limited to, an e-reader, e-mail tool, Web browser and/or game/entertainment unit."

The suit involves all iPad-owning parties in the U.S., which means that Tuan will be keeping an eye on this one.