Remains of the Day: Briefly legal

Cupertino exits one lawsuit even as it prepares to enter another, and one man shows you how to make your floppy disks play nicely with your iPad. The remainders for Tuesday, May 28, 2013 are strictly by the book.

Apple to Pay $53 Million to Resolve Suit Over Warranties (Bloomberg)

The warranty suit in question is the one about faulty liquid sensors on iPhones and iPods, leading Apple to deny coverage for repairs even when water wasn’t involved. But only those who were denied coverage before specific dates are eligible to coll—annnnnnd you’ve already dropped your phone into the toilet, haven’t you?

Judge says leaning toward U.S. in Apple ebooks case (Reuters)

The federal judge who will hear the ebook-price-fixing case between the Department of Justice and Apple has given a “tentative” opinion before the trial, saying that she believes that Apple will be shown guilty. Fair and impartial, huzzah!

Vintage meets future: importing photos to an iPad from a floppy disk (TUAW)

3.5-inch floppies only—sorry, 8-inch floppy users.

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