My absolute favorite version of the iPhone has always been the iPhone 4s. From a everyday use perspective, the glass that made up the back was totally impractical (I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen busted backs on iPhone 4s’s), but it added to the overall aesthetic of this device. Show More Summary
Are you still running an older version of iOS on your iPhone 4s or iPhone 5 because you're worried that the newer release will make your device slower? The latest iOS 9.2.1 update may be just what you've been waiting for.
Apple said that iOS 9 will bring performance improvements to all iOS devices, including older models that were slowed down by the iOS 8 update. However, when all said and done, it turned out that iOS 9 wasn’t able to dramatically increase overall speed, no matter how much optimization it underwent. Show More Summary
Some informal testing reveals that if you’re still rocking an old iPhone, you should probably upgrade to iOS 9.2.1. The good people at iApple Bytes put three different models of iPhones (4S, 5, and 5S) up against each other in a variety of tests designed to see which of them was faster with starting up, […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
The iOS 9.2.1 update can potentially make iOS 9 a smoother experience for people with older iPhones, according to a new series of YouTube videos featuring side-by-side comparisons with devices running iOS 8.4.1.
Apple is ending the year facing a class action lawsuit.The Cupertino, Calif., company was slapped with the lawsuit on Tuesday. The suit contends that one of its software updates, iOS 9, deliberately slows down older iPhone models.The lead plaintiff, New York resident Chaim Lerman, accuses Apple...
The lawsuit alleges Apple's latest mobile operating software upgrade slows down the iPhone 4S.
Apple prides itself on supporting old iPhones whenever it releases a new version of iOS, but did the company knowingly slow them down to get users to upgrade to the newest iPhones? Plaintiff Chaim Lerman, who filed a class action lawsuit...Show More Summary
A $5 million lawsuit against Apple seeks to hold the company responsible for making the still-perfectly good iPhone 4s obsolete. The perpetrator, according to the lawsuit, is a misleading and harmful iOS software update, which AppleShow More Summary
Apple looks to leave 2015 on somewhat of a sour note, as the company was recently hit with a class-action lawsuit, with the iPhone 4S and iOS 9 at the heart of it all, reports AppleInsider.
Smart upgraders know that when a major new version of iOS drops, older devices might want to think twice about updating. That advice isn’t much comfort to people on the iPhone 4s, though, who pulled the trigger on iOS 9, and saw their devices slow down as a result. Now, a class-action lawsuit is targeting […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
A new class action lawsuit against Apple alleges that the iPhone maker crippled the 2011 iPhone 4s with the iOS 9 update, demanding more than $5 million in damages. DON’T MISS: The 5 most annoying things about 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'...Show More Summary
It's time to put away that mince pie and those bottles of mulled wine as we wait for 2016 to greet us all, but not everyone will be welcoming the new year with a working iPhone. That's according to a new complaint over how iOS 9 is reported to significantly impact the performance of the iPhone 4s. Show More Summary
Games aren’t using the full hardware potential, but it will come… eventually As software becomes more demanding, hardware needs to be upgraded in order for it to keep up. This is why as time passes, newer software updates are sometimes incompatible with older hardware. Show More Summary
In a new class action lawsuit, Apple is being accused of deceptive trade practices and false advertising due to its claims of iOS 9 being compatible with older iOS devices, primarily the iPhone 4s. The lawsuit claims that iOS “significantly interferes” with the performance of the iPhone 4s and that Apple is in the wrong […]
Apple was today hit with a class action lawsuit (via AppleInsider) seeking over $5 million in damages for deceptive trade practices and false advertising. Plaintiff Chaim Lerman says that he and other iPhone 4s owners became unable to...Show More Summary
A class action lawsuit lodged with a New York district court on Tuesday dredges up claims that Apple engages in planned obsolescence, saying the company foisted its latest iOS 9 software update on iPhone 4s owners knowing that doing so would significantly slow down older devices.
Video: Jake Fertig Making guitars in 2015 is hard, but not for the reasons you think. Unlike your smartphone, guitars don't really go obsolete. Where an iPhone 4S is sluggish with the latest apps compared with a 6S, there isn't a substantial difference between a guitar from 2015 and one from 1965. Show More Summary
More and more people upgrade to Apple’s latest iOS release, with Apple claiming iOS 9 is adopted at a faster rate than iOS 8. But that doesn’t mean iOS 9 is a flawless update, as the iPhone maker has already released a first iOS 9.0.1 patch to fix some issues. Show More Summary
When Apple releases a new version of iOS, owners of previous generation devices are always a tad hesitant to upgrade, worried that the added features will bog down their device and make it run slower than it originally did. While iOS 9 has been the quickest adopted version of Apple’s operating system yet, there are […]