iphone throttling

France Smacks Apple With $41 Million Fine For Slowing Down iPhones

France Smacks Apple With $41 Million Fine For Slowing Down iPhones

Back in 2017, Apple admitted to throttling older iPhones with new software updates. It sparked the ire of iPhone users everywhere and a number of lawsuits, leading Apple to offer discounted battery replacements. Today, the DGCCRF, France’s consumer watchdog group, has slapped Apple with a €25 million ($US27.4 ($41) million)…

Apple: We Would Never!

Apple: We Would Never!

Following news that the US Department of Justice has allegedly opened an investigation into Apple’s practice of throttling iPhones with ageing batteries, the company is speaking out.

How To Tell If Your iPhone Battery Is Screwed And What You Can Do About It

How To Tell If Your iPhone Battery Is Screwed And What You Can Do About It

Earlier this week, Apple admitted that it is deliberately throttling the performance of older iPhones running newer versions of iOS, explaining that artificially limiting the speed of those devices was necessary to prevent ageing lithium ion batteries from failing. While users have long suspected the slowdowns were intended to cajole…