South Korea is just one of the countries where the practice of slowing down iPhones with old batteries has earned Apple special attention from governmental agencies or consumer rights groups — the list also includes Brazil, China, France, Italy, and the US.
But in Korea, prosecutors just took the whole thing to a new level, announcing a formal investigation of Apple’s alleged planned obsolescence practices.
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Korean prosecutors launch formal investigation of Apple’s iPhone slowdown ‘feature’ originally appeared on BGR.com on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 at 20:00:58 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.