Purported iOS iBoot source code leaks, potential security issue for iPhones

Motherboard reports this evening that a GitHub user has shared the source code for Apple’s iBoot System, which is the part of the operating system that handles the trusted boot up process. At this point, it’s unclear where this source code came from, and its legitimacy hasn’t been 100 percent confirmed. Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover The source code in question is for an … Continue reading Purported iOS iBoot source code leaks, potential security issue for iPhones

Apple Now Faces 26+ Lawsuits for ‘Purposefully’ or ‘Secretly’ Slowing Down Older iPhones

Apple now faces over two dozen lawsuits around the world that either accuse the company of intentionally slowing down older iPhones, or at least of failing to disclose power management changes it made starting in iOS 10.2.1. The lawsuits include 24 class action complaints in the United States, with the latest two filed on Thursday by Marc Honigman and Lauri Sullivan-Stefanou in New York and … Continue reading Apple Now Faces 26+ Lawsuits for ‘Purposefully’ or ‘Secretly’ Slowing Down Older iPhones

Apple apologizes for confusion over slowdowns with older iPhones

To help mitigate the confusion Apple caused, the company is now offering reduced out-of-warranty battery replacement. For $29, you can get a new battery for your phone regardless of whether it’s covered by AppleCare or not; that’s down from the old $79 fee. Unfortunately, that’s only a temporary discount that will last through the end of 2018. Additionally, Apple says it is going to release … Continue reading Apple apologizes for confusion over slowdowns with older iPhones

This week’s top stories: Apple admits to slowing older iPhones, upgraded AirPods coming in 2018, and more

In this week’s top stories: Apple confirms that it slows down older iPhones, the iMac Pro starts arriving to customers, drone footage shows Apple Park starting to live up to its name, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories and videos… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover Following earlier speculation, Apple confirmed this week that it does slow down older iPhone models … Continue reading This week’s top stories: Apple admits to slowing older iPhones, upgraded AirPods coming in 2018, and more

Apple Addresses Alleged Throttling of iPhones With Degraded Batteries

Over the course of the last week, there’s been speculation that Apple is throttling the performance of older iPhones with degraded batteries, leading to resurgence of accusations that Apple is deliberately slowing down older iPhones that aren’t operating at peak battery performance. In a statement to TechCrunch on the results people are seeing when testing iPhones with older batteries, Apple says it is aiming to … Continue reading Apple Addresses Alleged Throttling of iPhones With Degraded Batteries