iOS

[Update] Apple says sorry for iPhone slowdown, offers USD29 battery replacement for a year


Apple has landed itself in hot water the last couple of weeks after it admitted that it deliberately reduced processor speeds on iPhones with old batteries. The move was purportedly to preserve battery life and reduce unexpected shutdowns.

[Update: 4.30PM, 30.12.2017] Battery replacement program is in effect immediately, through December 2018.

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Memories are forever, and now your Instagram Stories can be, too

Introduced and made popular by Snapchat, the impermanent “Stories” feature has encroached into popular social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, and even instant messaging services like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. The 24-hour expiration date is now expired (pun intended), at least on Instagram, as a new feature rollout lets you archive your Stories, so you can keep them forever. Continue Reading

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