Global backlash spreads over Apple slowing down iPhones

Apple is facing legal action around the world for deliberately slowing down older iPhones.

Apple claimed good intentions: It said that a recent software update helped prevent iPhones from suddenly shutting down. The company insists that it has “never — and would never — do anything to intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product.”

Apple shocked many fans when its completely redesigned tenth-anniversary iPhone didn’t have the Touch ID technology they had grown to love. Instead, the iPhone X features a new kind of biometric authentication tech called Face ID. Apple’s new facial recognition feature is far more secure than Touch ID, but it can also be slower and less convenient in some case. Far worse is the fact that many users find it to be less reliable than Touch ID, though

Apple laimed good intentions: It said that a recent software update helped prevent iPhones from suddenly shutting down. The company insists that it has “never — and would never — do anything to intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product.”