Take this in! Hell, you might as well bask in it! Apple has made a public apology to all iPhone owners out there. The company is sorry for deliberately slowing down your iPhone, to the extent you felt frustrated enough you went out and bought a new iPhone (the latest, pricier version).
That is right, Apple has been slowing down your old iPhone, and conveniently releasing new ones about every year or two. As it works out, you buy a new iPhone, after a couple of years, it ‘starts running slow,’ and you are frustrated into buying the latest iPhone, and the cycle repeats itself.
What reason does Apple give for slowing down old iPhones?
Apple admits that it has been releasing an update for old iPhone to make them run slow. They, however, say their intention was not to get you to buy new iPhone, but rather protect you from phone turning itself off because of low battery.
The company says Li-Ion batteries performance does deteriorate with time, and the older the iPhone is, the more likely the battery is not at peak performance. Thus …read more
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