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Apple faces another lawsuit over forced slowdown of its iPhone

Apple faces another lawsuit over forced slowdown of its iPhone



Some time ago a scandal surfaced Related to scheduled slowdowns for different iPhone models. Apple clarified that it released a system update that slowed down terminals To prevent unexpected shutdown when the battery is not in the best condition.

However, the company never warned users about this, which cost it a number of lawsuits, and five years later, as we read in a toolApple continues to pay the consequences of this error, Well, a lawsuit is being carried out in the UK regarding this issue.

Geeknetic Apple faces another lawsuit over forced slowdown of its iPhone 1

As in other cases, the lawsuit explains that Users were not aware of this because Apple did not tell users about this slowdownas well as not providing any kind of settings to disable this part of the update, Which initially affected the iPhone 6, 6s, and SE, to eventually also affect the iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X.

If the lawsuit continues and Apple is found guilty, the company could face a fine of 750 million pounds, The equivalent of €877 million, will be distributed to the affected users.

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Article author: Jordi Burshall

Jordi Bershall

An avid tech and electronics enthusiast. I’ve been fiddling with computer components almost since I could walk. I started working at Geeknetic after winning a contest in their forum about writing articles on hardware. Lover of drift, mechanics and photography. Feel free to leave a comment on my articles if you have any questions.