As you might recall, back in December 2017 Apple admitted that they have been intentionally causing older iPhones to run slower.
Their stated reason for this “throttling” is to prevent iPhones with older batteries from shutting down during periods of heavy use.
Needless to say, once the word got out that Apple was intentionally making their phones run slower than they were capable of running, the backlash among iPhone users was both immediate and intense.
Personally, I think having the option to throttle your iPhone to keep it from shutting down on you is a good thing.
The problem is how Apple chose to execute the throttling. [Read more…]