Thursday January 18, 2018

iPhone Users WIll Be Able to Turn Off Performance Throttling

Apple CEO TIm Cook has stated in an interview that an upcoming iOS update will give users more information on the health of their devices battery. More importantly the update will give users the option to disable the CPU throttling to maintain normal CPU performance, but will be at risk of unexpected shutdowns.

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This is good news for iPhone users. The decision to cause a device to throttle up to 50% because of the battery being older just reeked of planned obsolescence and forced upgrades.

Early in 2018, we will issue an iOS software update with new features that give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone’s battery, so they can see for themselves if its condition is affecting performance.