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Tim Cook Promises To Let iPhone Users Turn Off Throttling Soon

Tim Cook Promises To Let iPhone Users Turn Off Throttling Soon

Apple will give users the option to turn off a feature that temporarily slows down older iPhones in order to prevent unexpected shutdowns, chief executive Tim Cook has said.

Cook added that the company would also provide information about the current health of a user's battery. Although he wouldn't suggest users do so, he said, "If you don't want it, you can turn it off".

Apple issued an apology and lowered the price of battery replacements to reduce backlash, and further stated that a future iOS update will inform users when the phone detects battery problems and give users a choice whether they want to participate in the feature or not.

The interview also delved into the battery controversy, which hit last month when it emerged that Apple aapl was artificially degrading the performance of certain older iPhone models. "This hasn't been done before", Cook told US ABC News.

On Thursday, just two days after the malicious was initially disseminated on Twitter, Apple told BuzzFeed that a fix is coming in a software update next week.

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Some tech analysts and users alleged Apple was slowing down phones as a way to encourage people to buy new phones.

Cook's comments came in a Wednesday ABC interview that largely dealt with Apple's plans to pay $38 billion in taxes to repatriate hundreds of billions of overseas dollars-a move it attributes to the recent tax overhaul-and to recruit 20,000 workers over the next five years. The CEO maintains, however, that Apple "don't recommend" users take advantage of the ability to disable the slowdown.

The company says it does that to keep older iPhones in a reliable working state to prevent unexpected restarts, but it's controversial because Apple hadn't made clear that it was affecting iPhone performance this way. "And so we deeply apologize for anybody that thinks we had some other kind of motivation".

Despite introducing the option, Cook has advised iPhone owners not to turn off the throttling feature when the update is released.

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