Apple to release software update for iPhone slowdown

Apple to release software update for iPhone slowdown

Apple will release a test version of its iOS software next month that shows users the health of their batteries and will let them turn off a phone-slowing feature meant to prevent sudden shutdowns in iPhones with older batteries, Cook said in an interview with ABC News on Wednesday.

Cook said the phone-slowing software, released last year, was intended to make sure that iPhone users did not get cut off in the middle of an important call or text message because of an old battery.

We will tell somebody we are reducing your performance by some amount in order to not have an unexpected restart, and if you don’t want it, you can turn it off,” Cook said. e don’t recommend it because we think that people’s iPhones are really important to them and you can never tell when something is so urgent. r actions were all in service of the user.

An Apple spokeswoman declined to comment beyond Cook’s remarks or say when the update would be available to consumers.

Apple confirmed on Dec. 20 that software in iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE models to deal with dangers from ageing batteries could slow down the phone’s performance. Within days, Apple faced lawsuits over the phone slowing.

The issue struck a nerve on social media, where many voiced a theory that Apple intentionally slows down older phones to encourage customers to buy new ones. No credible evidence has emerged that Apple has ever done so. On Dec. 28, Apple issued a public apology to customers over the battery issue and said it has never purposely shortened the life of its products.

Apple also lowered the price of battery replacements for affected models from $79 to $29. The lower price could prod many consumers to replace their battery instead of buying a new phone, which in turn could lead to lower iPhone sales for 2018, Barclays analysts said in a note earlier this month.


Shilpa Shinde insults Hina Khan

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Bigg Boss 11 has definitely forged an enmity that is going to live on in the real world. Ever since Bigg Boss 11 winner started speaking to media, she can’t stop targeting the show’s first runner-up Hina Khan. aking to SpotBoye in an interview, the Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain actor said Hina is “more aggressive than a chawl girl” and “mohalle ki aunty”.

Hina had called Shilpa a ‘chawl girl’ on the show and when asked about it, Shilpa told the website, “I don’t know much about that, but she is more aggressive than a chawl girl. e was also the Mohalle ki aunty.

During the three-month long show, a video surfaced online where Hina was seen saying, “Maine bola naa who baat hi aise karti hai jaise…(I told you that she talks like a . she is seen mouthing the words ‘call girl’ and ‘chawl girl’ and that portion was muted. deo was later removed from the internet.

Entertainment website Bollywoodlife also asked Hina about the same comment and she said, “That word ‘call girl’ is a very heavy word. spect everyone’s work and I would never pass any derogatory remark like that. The report further stated that Hina claimed she used the word ‘naukar’ (servant) and not ‘chawl girl’ or ‘call girl’.

Shilpa had earlier said that said she would not want to meet Hina ever again in her life. While Hina Khan knew everything in the kitchen, I had no clue. However, I did all the work but she never bothered. I had never cooked for 18-19 people earlier.


14-year-old's charred body found in Kollam, mother is prime suspect

According to the complaint, the boy had gone out to buy a scale for school and never returned home. In this combination image, Jithu Job, his mother Jayamol.

A woman in Kollam, Kerala is being questioned after the charred body of her son was found close to their home.

On Wednesday night, the Chathannur Police came upon the partially-charred remains of 14-year-old Jithu Job in an area close to his home. The discovery was made after Jithu's father Job, who runs a medical supplies' store, filed a police complaint on Monday alleging that his son has gone missing. According to the complaint, the boy had gone out to buy a scale for school and never returned home.

When the police, upon a detailed search at the house, discovered the boy's sandals at the back, they inquired about it. When Jithu's mother Jayamol was questioned, her statement to the police was reportedly contradictory from what she told her husband.

We noticed there were abrasions and burn marks on her hand. When we asked her about it, she said it was incurred while she was cooking," said Chathannur sub-inspector Nizar A.

The police later expanded the search with the help of dogs and came upon the charred remains of Jithu in a compound, a bit far from his home. According to the police, the Class 9 student was strangled to death using a shawl and his body later doused in kerosene and set on fire.

In contrast, some weeks back, an engineering student reportedly confessed to police of killing and burning his mother's body in Thiruvananthapuram.


Mexico Wall: Trump contradicts his chief of staff

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Authors: Subcontinent Times

Updated: Jan 19, 2018 06:01 IST

Washington DC [United States], Jan 19 (ANI): United StatesPresidentDonald Trump has contradicted his chief of staff John Kelly over proposals for a wall along the southern US border with Mexico, tweeting that his opinion on a wall "has never


GSLV Success Fuelled Ascent of K Sivan To Top Job At ISRO

GSLV Success Fuelled Ascent of K Sivan To Top Job At ISRO

K Sivan knew the launch vehicle deeply, and was known among his colleagues as a workaholic who never rested till he finished a project

by Hari Pulakkat

BANGALORE: K Radhakrishnan, former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), remembers the end of 2010 as among the most critical period during his tenure at the helm.

Two successive


Tim Cook says you’ll soon be able to turn off the system that slows iPhones as the battery gets older

Tim Cook says you’ll soon be able to turn off the system that slows iPhones as the battery gets older

As we learned back at the end of December, Apple has been limiting the maximum performance of iPhones as the batteries within get older. The goal, they’ve stated, is to prevent random device shutdowns as time goes on and the battery’s output starts to wane.

But that’s something they ought to have explained better from Day 1 of the software change; m


Tom Brady limited in practice with hand injury ahead of AFC title game

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Tom Brady limited in practice with hand injury ahead of AFC title game
  • Brady missed news conference to meet with medical staff
  • Brian Hoyer is only other quarterback on Patriots roster
  • New England play Jacksonville on Sunday for a place in the Super Bowl

The New England Patriots say Tom Brady did not attend a scheduled news conference on Wednesday because he was meeting with the team medical staff for a right hand injury.


Did Iulia Vantur just suggest she wanted to marry Salman?

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There have been many rumours suggesting Salman Khan and Iulia Vantur's relationship. Gossip mongers had even predicted their marriage. However, nothing of that sort happened, at least as of now. Now the Romanian beauty made a statement that suggests that she indeed wanted to marry the handsome hunk.

In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, though Iulia did not directly say that she is or was in a relationship with Salman, and the two were supposed to get married, she made a statement hinting that at least she wanted to become his wife.

I am aware of the gossip. Most of it is not true. But I cannot stop people from spinning stories. I have a lot of respect for Salman. At the same time, I have no idea where life is taking me. Three years ago, I was all about being responsible and making plans, but not everything turns out the way we expect them to. Not everything is our will. What happens was meant to happen," the gorgeous diva told the publication when she was asked to comment on rumours of her impending marriage with Salman.

Though she did not directly say she wanted to marry Salman or there is any truth behind rumours of she and the actor dating each other, Iulia saying that not everything turns out the way we expect apparently holds a sense of sadness about something not happening.

Iulia further said that it is Salman for whom she started to build her career in singing. She added that the superstar helped her a lot in the process, but also clarified that as of now she has no plans to join Bollywood.

I had never planned to come to India to work. There was no ambition, no fool-proof plan. Salman is a good friend and he guided me, encouraging me to sing. I never thought that I would be able to sing in Hindi but he supported me. I started singing because of him. I had no plans to be a part of Bollywood but I also like surprises at the same time," she told Mumbai Mirror.

Iulia has often been seen together with the Khan family, and she appears to be almost like a family member. She accompanies Salman and his family in most of their vacations and parties.

All these made people believe that the two are indeed dating each other, and are likely to tie the knot. But Salman on multiple occasions cleared that she will never get married.

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