Apple caused a furore yesterday when it admitted that it deliberately slows down older iPhones.
The issue first came to the fore with a Reddit thread, which showed a significant difference in performance on the same device when fitted with old and new batteries. Geekbench founder, John Poole, confirmed the phenomenon, and developer Guilherme Rambo subsequently identified the code that controlled it.
Apple then confirmed the facts, and explained its reasons …
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Author: Ben Lovejoy
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