Technology Apple CEO: iPhone owners will be able to disable 'power management'

18:17  18 january  2018
18:17  18 january  2018 Source:   engadget.com

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About a month ago, Apple explained that slower performance of older iPhones is intentional, implemented as a " power management " plan through an iOS update. Tonight, in an interview with ABC News, CEO Tim Cook said that not only will owners be able to check the health of their battery

Currently, older phones silently begin to run slower if they detect battery problems. About a month ago, Apple explained that slower performance of older iPhones is intentional, implemented as a " power management " plan through an iOS update.

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About a month ago, Apple explained that slower performance of older iPhones is intentional, implemented as a "power management" plan through an iOS update. While it was ostensibly intended to prevent phones from crashing in situations when their worn-out battery couldn't supply enough juice to support demanding functions, owners are upset they weren't notified it was happening. In fact, it was only discovered through benchmarks. In an apology, Apple lowered the price of battery replacements and promised an iOS update that would inform users when the phone detects battery problems.

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About a month ago, Apple explained that slower performance of older iPhones is intentional, implemented as a " power management " plan through an iOS update. While it was ostensibly intended to prevent phones from crashing in situations when their

Cook: iPhone users will be able to disable " power management " - www.phonearena.com. On Wednesday evening, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Apple will soon allow iPhone owners to monitor the health of the battery that powers their device.

Tonight, in an interview with ABC News, CEO Tim Cook that not only will owners be able to check the health of their battery, but they can also turn off the performance-slowing power management, with a warning that it could lead to unexpected restarts. Cook said "maybe we should have been clearer," and that Apple's motivation is always the user, making sure their phone is available for an important photograph or making an emergency call. Will this tweak be enough to head off a slew of lawsuits? Only time will tell, but our first peek at the feature will come in a developer preview later this month.

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This year’s iPhone X models tipped to have even bigger batteries .
Of course, we expect better battery life from this year’s iPhones, just as we expect them to be faster than their predecessors and to introduce novel features. Often, the battery life increases are achieved through efficiency savings, but a new report says that the follow-up iPhone X that Apple launches this year will have a bigger battery than the original.

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