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Plaintiff suing Apple for slowing down older iPhones wants Apple to halt its battery recycling program

4 monthes ago   |   By BGR

With dozens of class-action lawsuits swirling overhead, Apple could have saved itself a whole lot of heartache and money - not to mention bad press - if it opted to be transparent about throttling CPU performance on older iPhone models. Indeed, allegations that Apple was purposefully slowing down older iPhone models with new iOS updates have persisted for years, only to be routinely dismissed as baseless, if not conspiratorial.
Predictably, once Apple confirmed that it does slow down older iPhone models with degraded batteries - all in the interest of preventing unexpected device shutdowns...
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Lawsuit Against Apple Wants Them To Keep The iPhone Batteries They Replace

Lawsuit Against Apple Wants Them To Keep The iPhone Batteries They Replace

4 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Image credit - iFixit Following Apple's admission that they slow down older iPhones with older degrading batteries, Apple has since apologized and has launched a battery replacement program which discounts battery replacements from $79 to $29. However it seems that not everyone is thrilled with this program , and are looking at it as Apple's way of disposing of the evidence. This is what's happening in the Harvey v. Apple Inc. case, where the plaintiff is requesting that Apple to keep the batteries that they replace in the battery replacement program. In a statement by the plaintiff's...
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