Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

Apple's remedy for a wave of bad PR over slowing down old iPhones was to replace batteries in iPhones for a mere $29. It turns out your iPhone doesn't even have to fail the battery diagnostic test to qualify for the replacement. The post Apple’s $29 Battery Replacement Program Does Not Require a Failed Diagnostic Test appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

Apple on Thursday apologized to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets.

Fri 29 Dec 17 from Phys.org

iPhone slowing: Apple apologises amid claims it secretly slowed down old devices

The company denied that the decision was made to encourage people to buy new iPhones, but said sorry for failing to tell people about it properly

Thu 28 Dec 17 from The Independent

Apple's battery swap could cost it $10 billion in sales

Barclays estimates Apple will swap 54 million batteries, giving up around $10B from the potential loss of the estimated 16M iPhone sales.

Thu 4 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

Apple's battery replacement offer to reduce 2018 iPhone sales: Barclays

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's offer to replace flagging batteries at a slashed rate could be a hurdle for iPhone unit sales in 2018 if more users take the deal over upgrading to a new device, Barclays ...

Wed 3 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

Apple’s $29 Battery Replacement Program Does Not Require a Failed Diagnostic Test

Apple's remedy for a wave of bad PR over slowing down old iPhones was to replace batteries in iPhones for a mere $29. It turns out your iPhone doesn't even have to fail the battery diagnostic ...

Tue 2 Jan 18 from Extremetech

Apple reportedly replacing iPhone batteries at discount regardless of diagnostic test

Apple stores will now reportedly offer $29 replacement of batteries in Apple 6 and newer models without a diagnostic test.        

Tue 2 Jan 18 from USA today

Apple Sued for Throttling iPhones Without User Consent

Apple faces litigation over the recent confession that it deliberately slows older iPhones to prevent battery damage. The tech titan last week admitted to reducing the function of iPhone 6, ...

Fri 29 Dec 17 from Geek.com

Texas files first lawsuit over Apple's iPhone slowdown

Today Texas has joined the ever growing list of places Apple is facing legal action over its slowdown of older iPhonee, with three owners claiming Apple misled customers.

Fri 29 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

High school student uncovered Apple's iPhone slowdown

Tyler Barney, a high school student in Mt Juliet, said he made the discovery that decreased performance has to do with phones lithium-ion batteries when his iPhone 6s 'became buggy, ...

Fri 29 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

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