Apple is adding two Chinese suppliers this year for a stable supply of 3-D sensing modules for its Face ID, a sophisticated 3-D facial recognition system and the signature feature of the iPhone X, according to industry sources on February 8. In a revised note investor note, obtained by Business Insider, Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz explained that Apple's iPhone battery replacement program might help cannibalize iPhone sales. In line with what the company told customers previous year, Apple's Public Policy Vice President Cynthia Hogan reiterated to Thune that the upcoming iOS 11.3 update will give users "greater visibility into the health of their iPhones".
More than a year after its battery slowdown update, Apple has been besieged by a flood of lawsuits seeking class-action status, and government watchdog agencies in France, Italy and South Korea began probes into whether Apple engaged in planned obsolescence.
Apple Inc. said it will continue to explore possibly reimbursing customers who bought full-price iPhone batteries, but stopped short of guaranteeing the refund.
But the iOS 11.3 beta 2 isn't just bringing the much-awaited battery-improvements it also updates a number of essential iPhones apps and features.
Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight
Temperatures will barely climb above freezing tomorrow, but with wind-chill, it will feel more like -4 degrees at times. The outlook is "cold and unsettled", with some further wintry showers, frost and ice heading into the weekend.
Now, you could just throw $29 at Apple and hope that this will speed up your old iPhone, giving it a reprieve.
But there's a way you can tell if your iPhone is being throttled.
SAN FRANCISCO Apple may issue refunds to customers who paid full price to replace the batteries on older iPhones before the company offered a $50 discount as part of its apology for secretly slowing down the devices. In the past, many iPhone X a weird buzzing sound was coming out of the phone's ear speaker. One year the phone is given a significant feature or form factor upgrade, and the next gets component and chip upgrades while incorporating the premium features from the prior year.
The iOS 11.3 beta 2 can be installed by going to the section of - Settings General Software Update, and you should be prompted to download and install the update. There you will see a new option labeled Battery Health (Beta). And many of them probably have the affected iPhones, which start with the iPhone 6 and goes to the iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE as well as iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.