Altroconsumo is an Italian consumer association focused on consumer's rights, and it's not happy with Apple. The organization has filed a lawsuit in Italy over what it's describing as "planned obsolescence".
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Back in December of last year, Apple released iOS 12.5 to older iPhones and iPads. This software update brought with it exposure notifications to help track the spread of COVID-19. However, it turns out an issue cropped up for some of those devices.
It's probably just a coincidence, but screen protectors for an unannounced iPhone are now available to buy ahead of an Apple event.
Apple has agreed to a preliminary ruling, which was set last Friday, related to a lawsuit against the company for throttling some iPhone models in the United States.
Last week, Apple released iOS 13. And then, earlier this week, Apple released iOS 13.1. However, while the new software is supported on a wide range of older devices, not all of Apple's aging hardware can support the new software.
It would seem that Apple has altered its market strategy in India, where its market share is less than two percent and inexpensive handsets rule the landscape, in a move that has left its cash-strapped buyers in the 1.33 billion people country out in the cold.
A new report makes unsubstantiated claims that iOS 13 won't be compatible with iOS 13 and a number of other iPhone and iPad models, but this isn't the first time we've heard the rumor.
Apple was perfectly aware that #Bendgate was the real deal and it knew that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus would bend before the devices were even launched, according to internal documents released as part of the so-called “touch disease” lawsuit.
Apple may generously replace some iPhone 6 Plus models which may require a whole-device replacement with iPhone 6s Plus units through March of this year.
Moscow-based law firms NLF Group and Lex Borealis have collected a number of iPhone owners who will be soon taking the company to court over the iPhone slowdown debacle.
Apple's discounted program lets iPhone 6/6s/SE owners replace their device's battery for just $29 (limited to one repair per iPhone) instead of $79, regardless of its condition, but iPhone 6 Plus owners looking to take advantage of the lower fee will need to wait a few months.
Taiwan Mobile announced Thursday that it's relaunching Apple's discontinued iPhone 6. The Taiwanese wireless carrier has begun taking pre-orders for the 32-gigabyte version of iPhone 6, but it's only available in Gold. The handset will go on sale on March 10. Last month, Apple relaunched 32-gigabyte editions of iPhone 6 in China, priced at 3,900 yuan unlocked, or approximately $567.
The iPhone 6 lineup was discontinued last September, when iPhone 7 launched and iPhone 6's spot as the entry-level iPhone has since been taken by iPhone SE.