Slowing down older iPhones may be the right thing to do, but it opens a can of worms

Slowing down older iPhones may be the right thing to do, but it opens a can of worms

By | December 25th, 2017
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Geekbench founder, John Poole, confirmed the phenomenon, and developer

Guilherme Rambo subsequently identified the code that controlled it.


														
							

For years, there’s been a conspiracy theory that Apple deliberately slows down older devices in order to force people to buy new models.

But the fact that Apple has been slowing down older devices plays right into the hands of this conspiracy. For years, we’ve all been reassuring iPhone owners that Apple doesn’t deliberately slow older devices, and now it turns out we were wrong: it has. Albeit for presumed good reasons.

But the fact that Apple has been slowing down older devices plays right into the hands of this conspiracy. For years, we’ve all been reassuring iPhone owners that Apple doesn’t deliberately slow older devices, and now it turns out we were wrong: it has. Albeit for presumed good reasons.

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Nisheeth Bhakuni