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iFixit drops its iPhone battery replacement to $29, matching Apple's apology price

iFixit drops its iPhone battery replacement to $29, matching Apple's apology price
From TechCrunch - December 29, 2017

iFixit has never been particularly fond of Apples repair policies. The companys gadgets regularly rack up poor repairability scores on the site. The sites taking another jab at the tech giant today, dropping the price of its battery replacement kits to $29matching the cost of out-of-warranty battery replacements being offered up as consolation for its iPhone slowdown policies.

Apple, of course, got in hot water earlier this week, when it fessed up to slowing down iPhones with older batteries and apologized for not being more transparent.

About a year ago in iOS 10.2.1, we delivered a software update that improves power management during peak workloads to avoid unexpected shutdowns on iPhone6, iPhone6 Plus, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, and iPhoneSE, the company wrote in a rare open letter apology. While these changes may go unnoticed, in some cases users may experience longer launch times for apps and other reductions inperformance.

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