Does Apple deliberately slow its old iPhones before a new release?
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September 26, 20175 min read, 908 words

Does Apple deliberately slow its old iPhones before a new release?Does Apple deliberately slow its old iPhones before a new release?

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Published: September 26, 2017  |  5 min read, 908 words
 Sunday, Nov 4th 2018|A new study is backing up long held suspicions that Apple slows down older models of its iPhones to encourage users to buy a new release.The U.S. study analysed worldwide searches for 'iPhone slow' and found that the search term spiked significantly around t...
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Credible
September 27, 2017
This article goes over the history of many accusations surrounding Apple and it's older products. While the article only discusses the correlation that was found between updates/ new releases and slower phones, it acknowledges the caveats in the research. The history the article cites also helps build their point.
September 27, 2017
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Correlation w/o Causation
September 28, 2017
This article suggests a correlation between Google searches for "iPhone slow" and the time of release for the new iPhone. However, the graphs presented do not show labels for the numbers provided, nor do they directly correlate data that the iPhone is slow during this period of time. The article goes to further state that "the data alone doesn't allow anyone to determine conclusively whether their phone is any slower."
September 28, 2017
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Credible
September 26, 2017
Author Ellie Zolfagharifard does a great job remaining impartial and letting the research speak for itself. At multiple points she establishes that there is not enough evidence to suggest wrongdoing, allowing the reader to decide for themselves how conclusive the evidence provided by Laura Trucco is.
September 26, 2017
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