• Apple Shells Out $3.4 Million to Chileans to Settle Planned Obsolescence Lawsuit

    14 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple will pay $3.4 million in Chile to settle a lawsuit that accused the Cupertino company of programming a limited lifespan into some of its products to force consumers to upgrade.
    150,000 iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus, and SE owners sued Apple over the same " iPhone Slowdown " issue that Apple has been battling since 2017. Registered participants in Chile can get a maximum of $50.
    Apple in 2017 released iOS 10.2.1 with a feature that throttled the performance of older iPhones with degrading batteries to prevent device shutdowns at peak usage times. Apple did not make it clear...
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