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Local experts react to Apple news

Posted at 7:40 PM, Dec 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-22 18:21:32-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Some major tech news tonight, Apple admits to purposely slowing down older Iphones.

It's something users and some tech experts have suspected for years.

Some thought apple purposely slowed down older Iphones to boost sales when they released new models.

However, apple says slowing down older phones protects them.

The company created software to slow down devices with old batteries to keep them functional.

Local experts say, while this may sound like an annoying feature. It could help you better diagnose your phone issues.

When Computer Repair Doctor heard the news about Apple, they decided to run a promotion discounted battery replacements through the rest of 2017.