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The plaintiff claims that the company's tactic to throttle the speeds of older handsets including the iPhone 5, 6, and 7 models caused a lot of hassle to iPhone users not fortunate enough to own an iPhone 8 or newer. Harvey's suit joins two similar lawsuits against Apple following its Wednesday statement about the slowdown feature for older phones. While some people have pointed out the company does offer its users a hard-to-find notice that alerts them when their iPhone's battery ...
  • YouTube Will Now Play Vertical Videos On IOS

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    But today, the giant has finally released a complete new version of the YouTube app with an update for the iOS platform. Most of the YouTube video uploaders and channels are now posting their videos with full vertical view support and that the only reason why YouTube has pushed an update to the iOS platform so the users of iOS devices can also take benefits of the vertical videos without rotating their phones.
  • "Bridge Crew" Now Available For Non-VR Gamers

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    Originally, it was only in VR, in attempts to get people onboard with the new technology. The change comes in the form of a patch. We've reached out to Ubisoft to see if this patch is coming to PS4 as well to enable non-PSVR play or if it's restricted to the PC version only.
  • People Are Suing Apple After It Admitted To Slowing Down Older iPhones

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    Both lawsuits are claiming the same thing, that Apple did not have user consent to slow down their phones. The admission has still outraged Apple fans, many of whom say the company has covered the practice up deceptively . "Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices", an Apple spokesperson said.
  • FCA Recalls 1.8 Million Ram Pickups for Gearbox Issue

    FCA Recalls 1.8 Million Ram Pickups for Gearbox Issue

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    Some 2009 through 2017 Ram 1500 pickups also are included. The Italian-American company said in a release that a transmission safety device, known as a BTSI, could be rendered useless if drivers frequently idle their trucks with a foot on the brake.
  • Unbelievably, Apple Admits It Slows Down Older iPhones

    Unbelievably, Apple Admits It Slows Down Older iPhones

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    Essentially, new versions of iOS require more power to operate, so an Apple phone will slow down its central processing unit (CPU) when trying to draw more power from a dying battery. What is worse, it shows that iPhones - despite their great resale value and years-long software update support - age faster than anticipated, sometimes requiring a battery replacement service in less than a year.
  • Apple Hit with Lawsuit Over Intentionally Slowing Down Old iPhones

    Apple Hit with Lawsuit Over Intentionally Slowing Down Old iPhones

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    Bogdanovich believes that Apple intentionally slowed down older iPhones in order to force people to upgrade, though Apple has said this isn't the reason. Apple on Wednesday acknowledged that the company does take some measures to reduce power demands. They filed the lawsuit after Apple acknowledged Wednesday for the first time that it installed a feature a year ago for iPhone 6 , 6S and SE models that have a degraded and aged battery, to prevent unexpected shutdowns.
  • Apple accepts it slows down iPhones with older batteries

    Apple accepts it slows down iPhones with older batteries

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    Indeed, Apple ran into an issue previous year with some iPhone 6s batteries that were causing device shutdowns. "Because degraded batteries last much less and end up with a lower voltage Apple's solution was to scale down CPU performance, it doesn't solve anything and is a bad experience...
  • Zelda: Breath of the Wild is done after Champions' Ballad DLC release

    Zelda: Breath of the Wild is done after Champions' Ballad DLC release

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    An entry in the "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Master Works", the game's official artbook, revealed that Aonuma and his crew have already started developing a new " Zelda " game according to Game Informer . Some had wished for more story, armor, and dungeons, while others are content with the hundreds of hours they have logged in the game and are content to have a new game already on the way.