The iPhone survived plenty of controversies since Apple launched the first model back in 2007. Antennagate and Bendgate, affecting the iPhone 4 and iPhone 6 respectively, are probably the best known examples where Apple found itself in need of quick fixes for manufacturing effects.
However, the practice of deliberately slowing down iPhone models that Apple was forced to acknowledge recently may turn out to be the biggest scandal in iPhone history. Apple already has to face at least eight different class action suits filed in the US and abroad, with one of them asking for nearly a trillion dollars in damages.
On top of that, communications regulators in various markets want further explanations from Apple, and Korea’s Communications Commission can now be counted among them.
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Korea’s FCC wants Apple to explain why it secretly slowed old iPhones originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 28 Dec 2017 at 16:59:02 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.