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Those $29 iPhone Battery Replacements Are Taking Months — And People Are Mad

Those $29 iPhone Battery Replacements Are Taking Months — And People Are Mad

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Apple tech support is notifying customers that iPhone 6 Plus replacement batteries won’t arrive until late March or early April.

Apple iPhone 6 battery: what happened when I tried to get it replaced

Apple iPhone 6 battery: what happened when I tried to get it replaced

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CNBC tried to replace the battery in the iPhone 6 and here's what happened.

Apple May Replace Some iPhone 6 Plus Models Needing Whole-Device Repairs With iPhone 6s Plus Through March

Apple May Replace Some iPhone 6 Plus Models Needing Whole-Device Repairs With iPhone 6s Plus Through March

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If you have a damaged iPhone 6 Plus that qualifies for a whole-device replacement, Apple may replace it with an iPhone 6s Plus through March, according to an internal document distributed to Apple Authorized Service Providers today.

Apple May Replace iPhone 6 Plus Models With iPhone 6s Plus Units for a Limited Time

Apple May Replace iPhone 6 Plus Models With iPhone 6s Plus Units for a Limited Time

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If you have an iPhone 6 Plus that is in need of repair, it looks like Apple may be essentially upgrading some customers for a limited time.

Italian anti-trust authority to investigate Apple and Samsung over planned obsolescence

Italian anti-trust authority to investigate Apple and Samsung over planned obsolescence

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When Apple first admitted that it had throttled the CPU on iPhone models beginning with the iPhone 6, many thought that Apple was taking a cue from the auto industry and was using planned obsolescence to "force" current iPhone users to update to the latest handsets. As it turns out, the guys in Cupertino released an apology that explained why it had slowed down the processing speed of the iPhone 6 and later versions. Apple claimed that the weaker battery powering affected models might not be able to provide the needed energy if the device was in the midst of performing a complex task. The ...

Apple faces 32 class action lawsuits for throttling iPhone CPUs without customer knowledge

Apple faces 32 class action lawsuits for throttling iPhone CPUs without customer knowledge

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Yes, Apple apologized for throttling the CPU speed on the Apple iPhone 6 and newer models. As you might know by now, this was done because the company feared that the weaker batteries on some iPhone handsets wouldn't be able to sustain a charge while handling complex tasks. As a result, some of the affected iPhone units could shut down, forcing owners to attempt a quick re-boot. Even though many of Apple's customers have sipped the apple-flavored Kool Aid, there still was a backlash over the slowing of these iPhone models. It wasn't so much the act that upset the faithful, although no one ...

Apple's Cook Discusses iPhone Battery Controversy, Repatriation

Apple's Cook Discusses iPhone Battery Controversy, Repatriation

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The recent iPhone battery controversy was a hot topic during an ABC News interview with Tim Cook. The Apple CEO says an upcoming software update will allow users to automatically control whether or not their iPhones are automatically slowed down. This news comes weeks after it was first uncovered that Cupertino was slowing down iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s Plus devices with older batteries.

Apple will soon give iOS users the option to turn off automatic throttling

Apple will soon give iOS users the option to turn off automatic throttling

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Apple has received its share of criticism after it came to light that older iPhone models were automatically being throttled in order to get some extra life out of degrading batteries. The iPhone 6 in particular was heavily impacted by this, with performance drops as high as 50 percent. Apple’s apology didn’t help much either, …

Cook: iPhone users will be able to disable "power management" to prevent CPU throttling

Cook: iPhone users will be able to disable "power management" to prevent CPU throttling

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Late last month, Apple iPhone users were flabbergasted to discover that an earlier iOS update allowed Apple to throttle the CPU on the iPhone 6 and later models. This was done in the name of "power management." Because many of these older models were being powered by older batteries, certain heavy duty tasks risked shutting down these particular iPhone units. While the actual act of throttling the processor bothered some users, the majority were more upset that the story had to be coerced out of Apple. The company, looking to buy its way back into some users' hearts, took $50 off the price ...

Relax! Your iPhone 6 Isn't About to Shed 40% of Its Performance

Relax! Your iPhone 6 Isn't About to Shed 40% of Its Performance

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Early in the year, two major security exploits came to light known as Spectre and Meltdown. Both Spectre and Meltdown are exploits that can take advantage of the way that many high-performance processors operate in order to extract sensitive data from a user's computing device.

Apple might’ve found a way to make the notch smaller on next year’s iPhones

Apple might’ve found a way to make the notch smaller on next year’s iPhones

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Apple's tenth-anniversary iPhone X is the first completely redesigned iPhone the world has seen since all the way back in 2014. That's when Apple finally caved to the wants of its customers and released two new iPhone models with larger displays. Apple was apparently so impressed with its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus designs that it decided to use them for four consecutive years. Thankfully, the fourth year was 2017, and the familiar iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were accompanied by Apple's fresh new iPhone X.

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