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Apple: iPhone 8 & iPhone X include ‘hardware updates’ to handle battery & throttling issues

Earlier today, Apple issued a response to inquisitions from Senator John Thune regarding its iPhone battery debacle. Apple explained in the response that it is “considering” offering rebates to those customers who paid full price for battery replacements. The letter, … Continue reading

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This week’s top stories: Disabling iPhone throttling, iPhone X design improvements, Apple’s investment in the US, more

In this week’s top stories: Tim Cook makes a big announcement regarding iPhone throttling, possible iPhone X design improvements, a beautiful watchOS 5 concept, and much more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories… more… 9to5Mac

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Would you disable iPhone throttling at the risk of unexpected shutdowns? [Poll]

Earlier this evening, Tim Cook surprisingly announced that, with a future iOS update, users will be able to turn off iPhone performance throttling. Cook noted, however, that such a move would put users at risk for unexpected shutdowns ask their … Continue reading

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Senate Commerce Committee chairman demands answers from Apple over iPhone throttling practices

Following a report yesterday indicating that a French watchdog was launching a preliminary investigation into Apple’s battery and performance practices, the company now faces even more scrutiny from additional government officials in the U.S… more… 9to5Mac

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We’re now approaching 30th class action lawsuit over the iPhone throttling debacle

In less than two weeks since admitting to deliberately slowing down older iPhone models with worn-out batteries, nearly 30 class action lawsuits have so far been filed against Apple, highlighting just how badly the company has handled the whole situation…. … Continue reading

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Firm that won $450M iBooks pricing case against Apple files class action lawsuit over iPhone throttling

Despite its apology and cheaper battery replacement pricing, Apple is still facing scrutiny for how it slows down older iPhones in conjunction with battery wear. Joining the growing number of cases against Apple, consumer-rights law firm Hagens Berman has filed … Continue reading

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In wake of iPhone throttling drama, iFixit drops prices on battery replacement kits

In the wake of all the iPhone throttling drama, iFixit has announced that it is dropping the price on all of its DIY iPhone battery fix kits to $ 29 or less. The news follows Apple’s own announcement yesterday that … Continue reading

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Apple Addresses Alleged Throttling of iPhones With Degraded Batteries

Over the course of the last week, there’s been speculation that Apple is throttling the performance of older iPhones with degraded batteries, leading to resurgence of accusations that Apple is deliberately slowing down older iPhones that aren’t operating at peak … Continue reading

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New net neutrality legislation would ban blocking and throttling of data

Last week the FCC voted to kill net neutrality regulations, which has prompted a huge backlash among Americans and some legislators in Washington DC. Republican Representative Marsha Blackburn from Tennessee has now introduced legislation that will ban ISPs from blocking … Continue reading

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T-Mobile announces throttling changes for ‘Mobile Without Borders’ feature

T-Mobile this week announced some changes to its “Mobile Without Borders” initiative. The changes bring a new 5GB data cap to users who are traveling to Canada and Mexico. Mobile Without Borders was originally introduced in 2015 as part of … Continue reading

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