In a rare public apology, Apple has said it was sorry for how it handled an operating system upgrade that slows the performance of older iPhones to prevent them from shutting down due to aging batteries.
At the beginning of 2017 you could have been forgiven for thinking that smartphone innovation had died, with most phones looking the same and doing the same things as the year before.
Two iPhone owners based in Los Angeles have sued Apple, a day after the Silicon Valley technology giant admitted it slows down older iPhones to prevent unexpected battery-related shutdowns.
Technology giant Apple recently acknowledged that it has been throttling the performance of some older iPhones, including the iPhone 6, 6s and now the iPhone 7 as well, with cold or aging batteries.
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