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Apple Apologizes for IPhone Performance Cuts to Extend Battery

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Apple apologized to customers for software changes that reduced the performance of older iPhones in order to extend their battery life, while saying the company hadn't intentionally set out to shorten the life of the products.

Closeup of figure using mobile device, iPhone 6.
Closeup of figure using mobile device, iPhone 6. Credit: iStock

In response to customer complaints, Apple is cutting the price of replacement batteries for iPhones no longer covered by warranty, the Cupertino, California-based company said in a statement posted online. --Bloomberg News

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