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[Tech] Apple's decision to slow down its phones - was it right or wrong for them to do it?

2017-12-25 03:49:49
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As I'm sure most of you guys know, Apple recently admitted to slowing down older models of the iPhone in consideration of the degradation of the phone's ion-battery. If I'm not mistaken, their justification of doing so is in the general interest of users at heart, while other users remarked that it was a tactic to make users purchase another iPhone or Apple product.
Apple admits it deliberately slows down iPhones as they get older. Apple has admitted to intentionally slowing down iPhones as they get older, without notifying customers. ... However, the tech giant claims the move is not designed to encourage customers to upgrade to newer iPhone models.- Independent.co.uk
Would you ever think that companies such as Xiaomi, Samsung, Huawei or Oppo would engage in such practices as well? How do you feel about this issue? Leave your thoughts below!
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I'm for the belief that this information should have been publicly available for all consumers to view, instead of keeping it a secret from consumers! What do you guys think!
2017-12-25 03:50:22
got to keep an eye out on how their lawsuit will turn out
i got a feeling this will turn into a class action suit.
2017-12-25 04:23:56
In West Philadelphia, born and raised,
On the playground is where I spent most of my days.
Aaagogo replied at 2017-12-25 19:23:56
got to keep an eye out on how their lawsuit will turn out
i got a feeling this will turn into a clas ...

Gonna prepare my popcorn...I wonder if there are any other companies that does this as well...hmm
2017-12-25 19:03:22

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Aaagogo | from app

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谭将俊 (Tham Jiang Jun)
Gonna prepare my popcorn...I wonder if there are any other companies that does this as well...hmm

the funnier thing is despite this, the apple fan boys will still hand over their money for a new iPhone still... hilarious
2017-12-25 20:07:42
In West Philadelphia, born and raised,
On the playground is where I spent most of my days.
Aaagogo replied at 2017-12-26 11:07:42
the funnier thing is despite this, the apple fan boys will still hand over their money for a new i ...

Well, that's powerful marketing right there!
2017-12-25 20:39:58
谭将俊 (Tham Jiang Jun) replied at 2017-12-26 11:39:58
Well, that's powerful marketing right there!

powerful brainwashing
2017-12-25 20:57:07
In West Philadelphia, born and raised,
On the playground is where I spent most of my days.

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Team TGs | from Redmi Note 3

#7

Apple was Wrong for this Conduct.
Slowing Down Older Phones isn't right.
Now Let's see what the Law takes Action.
2017-12-26 01:30:24
Scott Galloway Says Amazon, Apple, Facebook, And Google should be broken up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NyFRIgulPo
2017-12-26 02:35:04
In West Philadelphia, born and raised,
On the playground is where I spent most of my days.
Aaagogo replied at 2017-12-26 17:35:04
Scott Galloway Says Amazon, Apple, Facebook, And Google should be broken up

https://www.youtube.com ...

I shall be watching this!!!
2017-12-26 03:47:22

Semi Pro Bunny

michatter | from mobile

#10

It's certainly unethical !!!
2017-12-27 04:13:53
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