Apple Offers $29 iPhone Battery Replacements after Slowdown Controversy
03 January, 2018, 02:15 | Author: Shannon Aguilar
With the iPhone throttling controversy still going strong, the discovery of this information on Apple's "iPhone Battery & Power Repair" support page led to some concern that Apple could be backing out of its decision if a customer's phone didn't pass muster. This was after it was discovered that Apple were slowing down some iPhones with degraded batteries in orders to stop the handsets shutting down.
The company is already facing lawsuits from three plaintiffs in the United States who have claimed that Apple failed to inform them about the processor throttling and that such enforced slowdowns were unethical and deceptive - an attempt to force people into upgrading.
The replacement plan begins in late January for anyone with an iPhone 6 or later that requires a new battery.
When Apple announced it would replace those batteries for just $29 each, some were still anxious that their phones might not qualify for the fix.
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But for those in North America, the eclipse will be visible before sunrise on January 31, according to EarthSky . Aside from the lunar eclipse, there will also be a second full moon - also known as a blue moon - on January 31.
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Tate threw a two-point conversion pass to Stafford after Adbullah took the snap and pitched it Tate on the trick play. Stafford is the fastest quarterback in National Football League history to reach 3,000 completions in a career.
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Infratel (+2.4%), Asian Paints (+2%), TCS (+1.7%), Tata Motors (+1.6%) and Axis Bank (+1.5%) were the top gainers on Nifty50. The US stocks turned choppy during the trading session on Thursday, while the Dow reached a new record closing high.
For those unfamiliar, Apple recently admitted to limiting the performance of certain iPhones in an attempt to prevent the device batteries from shutting down without warning. At the time, Apple said it was extending the discount to any customer "whose battery needs to be replaced".
Apple did respond to a request for comment on the battery replacement process Tuesday.
The Cupertino, Calif. -based company said last week it has been using software updates to help prolong the life of batteries in the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The fund owned 54,751 shares of the iPhone maker's stock after selling 5,720 shares during the quarter. The rumor says that the tech company is planning to introduce the second generation of the iPhone SE during the first half of the year.
Family first: He added: 'Big New Year's Eve party cancelled at the last minute and I am left shaking in bed the past two days. But a number of tragic deaths in Australia also showed how the H3N2 flu strain can prove lethal to healthy adults.
A breakdown of US Customs and Borders Protection computer systems caused chaos at airports around the United States on January 1. Customs and Border Protection computer issues, passengers at JFK Airport may experience delays in the worldwide arrivals area.
But it was thanks to a 10-minute delay that this feat of technical time-travel was made possible, reveals Mashable. December 31, while six other flights departed Taipei in 2018 and landed in their respective locations in 2017.
Russian Federation could be helping North Korea build deadly bombs that coud start World War 3, chilling documents reveal. Kim Jong-un's totalitarian regime angered the worldwide community by carrying out 16 missiles tests in 2017.
Recently, Cabello unveiled her "Never Be the Same" music video for her fans and called it an early New Year's Eve gift. It benefits both of them to have her back so we can see if she can deliver the performance we expected past year .
In a Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 file photo, Troy police investigate multiple deaths at 158 Second Ave., in Troy, N.Y. Police have said a preliminary investigation of the crime scene suggested the victims were targeted.
The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.08 by ($0.01). The stock of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG ) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 25 by Piper Jaffray.
The half ended with the Saints up 14-13 and leading in total yards 233 to 125 as quarterback Brees was 7 of 13 for 86 yards. The Saints went up, 14-7, on a 7-yard touchdown run by Kamara to close a 65-yard drive in six plays.
The Raiders must comply with the "Rooney Rule" and interview at least one minority candidate during the hiring process. If the rumors are accurate, it will be up to Gruden to recapture the magic which led to a 12-4 record a year ago .
Some months later, Braxton's mother, Evelyn Braxton , hinted at possible abuse in the relationship from Herbert's end. Govan also blames her ex-husband, Gilbert Arenas , for spreading falsehoods online, which may explain the confusion.
But the Portuguese warned that Swansea still have a long way to go, starting with tomorrow's home game against Tottenham Hotspur. Jordan fetched the equaliser four minutes to full-time before Luciano Narsingh netted the victor in stopped time.
Six-alarm blaze in the Bronx injures at least a dozen
The displaced residents were placed on an MTA bus so they could keep warm while firefighters continued battling the blaze. The fire is believed to have started in the Beverly Hills Furniture store on the street level of the four-floor building.
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Miles was last heard from in Round Rock. "Luluvioletta is described as a white female, 4'5", 75lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. Terry Allen Miles , 44, according to police , may have the children, but it's unclear what his relationship is to the girls.
Conte relaxed after rotation risk works out well for Chelsea
The Blues won the title in May and also reached the FA Cup final in a glorious first season at Chelsea for the former Italy coach. Antonio Conte has described Chelsea's 5-0 thrashing of Stoke City on Saturday as the ideal finish to a "great year" for the club.