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iPhone battery replacements for $29 available earlier than originally expected

iPhone 6 and newer models can qualify for a $29 battery replacement. If you feel that your battery is not good enough, or you are afraid that your device may become slower as the battery ages, Apple has announced a battery replacement program starting in late January for models from iPhone 6 and newer. Originally kicking off in late January, the replacement program is now available – a month earlier than expected. In a letter to customers, Apple informs that a battery replacement for the reduced price of $29 instead of $79 is available for interested customers, but the replacement[…]

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Apple apologizes for ‘battery gate’, offers a replacement for $29

The company promises that iOS will offer battery health info in 2018 In a letter to the press, Apple apologizes for misinformation about the power management feature introduced in iOS 10.2.1 that prevents unexpected shutdowns, but also reduces the speed of the processor, ultimately leading to feel of a slower device. The company had never publicly confirmed that such a ‘feature’ existed in iOS, but after a number of publications proved the relationship between the battery age and the performance, Apple had to explain the situation. The letter is quite long, in which Apple tries to explain the situation with[…]

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Apple confirms that older iPhones are deliberately slowed down

Devices with older batteries have slower performance Earlier this week, a report by Geekbench described how Apple intentionally slows down the performance of iPhones with low-capacity batteries by reducing the CPU speeds. As the battery deteriorates over time, many users noticed that their phones were becoming slower, but the relationship between the battery age and the performance has not been proved until now. So it's true Apple intentionally slow down old iPhones. Proof: My iPhone 6 was bought 3years ago and recently got really slow. APP 'CPU DasherX' shows iPhone CPU is under clocked running at 600MHz. After a iPhone[…]

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iPhone X first weekend sales as strong as the iPhone 7

iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus combined first weekend adoption is higher than the 2015 and 2016 models. Localytics has revealed in a new report that the combined market share of the iPhone X and iPhone 8 & 8 Plus during the first few days on the market is higher than the total user base of the 2015 and 2016 models in the first weekend. According to the report, iPhone X adoption rate was 0.93% in the first weekend, which is higher than the iPhone 8/8 Plus combined share (0.3% + 0.4%) after a weekend on sale. iPhone X sales[…]

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Apple now sells the iPhone SE for just $349, iPhone 6s is $449

Here are the prices of all iPhone models in the US. With the announcement of the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X models, Apple also reduced the prices of the previous generations. The iPhone lineup now includes the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the three new models. The most affordable device is the iPhone SE – the 4-inch phone costs $349 for the 32GB variant, and goes up to $449 for 128 GB. However, if you sign a new contract with your carrier, it could cost you just $14.55 a month.[…]

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iPhone 6s models suffer from sudden battery shutdowns

Problems in the manufacturing process lead to unexpected shutdowns. Apple launched a battery replacement program in November for some of the iPhone 6s devices which have been affected by unexpected battery shutdown. The problem affects the iPhone 6s device manufactured between September and October 2015. Now Apple reveals some more details about the problem. It seems that the affected devices contained a battery component exposed to controlled ambient air longer than it should have been. The result is that these batteries may degrade faster and iPhone 6s users may see their phones suddenly shut down. These shutdowns happen if the[…]

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Refurbished iPhones available for purchase at Apple’s online store

Apple adds refurbished iPhones to its online store. Refurbished iPhone 6S and iPhone 6s Plus models have been included in the updated Apple online store. If you want to get a refurbished device directly from Apple you can visit the Store and order an iPhone in different color variants and storage configurations. All devices come with one year guarantee, fully tested, cleaned, with new batteries and new shells. Apple is selling a refurbished iPhone 6s with 16GB for $449, while the entry-level iPhone 6s Plus costs $529. The iPhone 6s Plus with 64Gigs of storage costs $589. Getting a refurbished[…]

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