Apple Admits To Slowing Older iPhones!
Our Suspicions Were True!
It seems so convenient each time when a new iPhone is released, the old ones become almost useless. I literally use my own iPhone as an example. It’s an iPhone 6, I don’t even think it’s a 6Plus. It’s virtually become the worst phone I’ve ever owned. I haven’t been able to take a selfie in ages, downloading new apps are completely out of the question, and I haven’t had enough storage to download the newest IOS in almost two years. When I took the phone into Verizon; they told me if I did upgrade to the newest IOS that it would essentially break my phone. Great. OH, the battery – pfff, I may be lucky if I can go two hours without having to charge it. Thankfully my life is mainly spent in front of a desk and near working electricity or else I’d be cut off from the world. It’s completely obvious that anyone – especially in my case – believes when a new iPhone is released the older versions become dumb.
According to CNN, umm – Apple admitted their older phones slow down when new devices become available. Those geniuses bamboozled us! Clearly they want us to eventually buy new phones to keep money flowing into their pockets:
“The tech giant issued a rare statement of explanation on Thursday, saying that it has used software updates to limit the performance of older iPhones that may have battery issues that would cause them to turn off suddenly. The company said its software updates for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone SE and iPhone 7 are designed to "smooth out" peak power demands, prevent these surprise shutdowns and ultimately prolong the lifespan of batteries. Doron Myersdorf, CEO instant-charging battery startup StoreDot, said that "smoothing out" means that phones will reorder incoming commands to make sure not all of them are done in parallel.”
In a statement, Apple even admits that they will continue to use the same features in their future products. So, basically – the lower number your iPhone, the more difficulty you’re going to have with your phone. Great. I’m pretty much on the bottom of the totem pole here already, so if you need me, send a carrier pigeon.
Would you consider moving to iPhone’s rival, Samsung, knowing your device will eventually render useless?