Earlier today, Apple confirmed that the iOS 10.2.1 update greatly helped in reducing random shutdown issues that many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s users were facing on their devices. As per the data received by the company, the “improvements” made in iOS 10.2.1 led to random shutdown issues reducing by more than 80 percent on the iPhone 6s and by over 70 percent on the iPhone 6.
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Apple released iOS 10.2.1 at the beginning of this year to address the random shutdown issues that many iPhone 6 and 6s owners were reporting with their handsets. The Cupertino company has now issued a statement to TechCrunch confirming that the release of iOS 10.2.1 reduced unexpected shutdown issues on iPhone 6s by 80 percent.
There is no denying the fact that the smartphone industry is no longer as exciting as it was a few years ago. While smartphones keep improving every year, the magnitude of improvement has slowed down. The improvements are more evolutionary in nature than revolutionary like before.
A new rumor originating from Mac Otakara suggests that Apple could potentially expand the free battery replacement program from the iPhone 6s to the iPhone 6. The company had announced a free battery replacement program for the iPhone 6s in November last year after numerous complaints from users about their handset shutting down randomly. This led Apple to discover that it had shipped a small unit of iPhone 6s with faulty batteries.
Flipkart, one of the biggest online e-commerce websites in India, is known for hosting sales on smartphones with exchange offers from time to time. This time around, Flipkart is offering a discount of up to Rs 22,000 in exchange of your old smartphone which when combined with a flat discount of Rs 5000 that the e-commerce website is offering on the iPhone 6 means that you can get the handset for only around Rs 10,000 ($150). Sounds too good to be true? Well, it is.
Despite being a point release, iOS 10.2 comes with a number of new features and changes. As we have seen with the release of any major new iOS release, a speed test comparison follows with the latest released version and the older version to see how it affects performance, especially on older devices.
Batteries are getting much more attention than ever before as of late, thanks to exploding smartphones.
Apple rolled out its iOS 10.1 update on Monday, and while iPhone 7 Plus owners will be most excited about it — thanks to the new Portrait Mode — there are plenty of improvements under the hood we can all appreciate. But will they make your iPhone any faster? Find out here.
Insurance for smartphones has always been one way for carriers to get a bit more from customers on their monthly bill, but customers also get a little bit of piece of mind with the option, too.