Apple apologizes, and reduces the cost of replacing its batteries

In the Face of the controversy, Apple has delivered, Thursday, December 28, at an exercise unusual : an apology. A week after he admitted to bridle the performance of the old iPhone, the company from Cupertino has posted a long message on its website, acknowledging communication errors. But she also defended the practice and denied any strategy of planned obsolescence.

“We have never, and would never do something to shorten intentionally the life of our products,” says Apple. According to the company, its goal is to avoid that a smartphone with old batteries turns off unexpectedly. She was, however, well guarded, to explain that his solution was to slow down the equipment concerned. Or even indicate that the problem could be resolved by replacing the battery.

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