Korean prosecutors launch formal investigation of Apple’s iPhone slowdown ‘feature’

iPhone Slowdown Investigation

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.

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