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Apple Settles Lawsuit and Compensates iPhone Owners for Intentional Slowdown

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In a recent development, Apple has reached a settlement and started compensating owners of older generation iPhones who claimed that the company intentionally slowed down their devices. This story began in 2017 when it was discovered that Apple deliberately reduced […]

Apple plaća rekordnu odštetu vlasnicima iPhone-a zbog namernog usporavanja

In a recent development, Apple has reached a settlement and started compensating owners of older generation iPhones who claimed that the company intentionally slowed down their devices. This story began in 2017 when it was discovered that Apple deliberately reduced the speed of processors in older iPhone models through iOS adjustments. The company explained that it did so to protect the battery and prevent unexpected shutdowns or rapid battery drain.

This practice did not sit well with many owners of older iPhones, leading them to file a collective lawsuit against the company. The legal battle, famously known as “batterygate,” continued until 2020 when Apple agreed to a settlement. In the past few months, an agreement has been reached regarding the compensation to be provided to owners of the mentioned devices.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. Why did Apple intentionally slow down the phones?
Apple intentionally slowed down the phones to extend the battery life and prevent unexpected shutdowns or rapid battery drain.

2. Which iPhone models were affected by this practice?
This practice affected older generation iPhones.

3. How much compensation did iPhone owners receive from Apple?
The exact amount of compensation that iPhone owners received from Apple has not been mentioned in this report.

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