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Apple Slows Older iPhones | Digital Living

On Monday (Dec 18), the blog Primate Labs, a company that makes an app for measuring the speed of an iPhone’s processor, published data that appeared to show slower performance in the Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models as they aged.

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This should be addressed and measures should be instituted to protect consumers from these kinds of measures.

Apple on Wednesday acknowledged that the company does take some measures to reduce power demands – which can have the effect of slowing the processor – when a phone’s battery is having trouble supplying the peak current that the processor demands.

Apple slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries

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https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/21/16806582/apple-battery-slowdown-science

 

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