Another day, another Apple hardware issue discovered. It seems that those wireless charging pads have a downside. When you dock your phone on the wireless charging pad, rather than using it exclusively when you need a charge, is bad for the battery.
Somewhere along the line, Apple forgot why people first fell in love with their stuff in the first place: because it works. It used to anyway. But that was then and now Apple is going to have to convince customers it can trust its latest products, starting with iOS 12 update. Apple has decided to drop the bells and whistles in favor of making the thing work.
They waited in ridiculous lines and bored the rest of us with tedious demonstrations of their latest iPhone’s greatness. They cared about the distinction between a 6 and a 6s. They are the proud Apple maniacs who were willing to put their time and hard earned dollars behind their devotion to the almighty iPhone. But they’ve been burned one too many times by Cupertino. And now they’re looking elsewhere for their techno fix and pocket cache.
Apple just confirmed what many thought might just be their imagination. Apple admits it’s intentionally slowing down older iPhones. The reason, the company says, is that aging lithium batteries that can’t keep up with device processing speeds. That means faced with whether to come clean and replace aging batteries, Apple was content just to let its customers think their devices were slowing without explanation.
By Special Contributor Ben Heinlen of Validas
Here’s all the nitty gritty you need to know if you’re considering shelling out for an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.
The iPhone 8 has many of the same features that iPhone owners have come to know and love with a handful of upgrades. The most notable visual change is the glass and aluminum design giving it a classier look and feel while functionally making the device water and dust resistant. Continue reading