Apple: "that's why we are not immediately notified users of the function for energy management"
iOS 10.2.1, introduced on January 23, 2017, has been one of the updates of iOS that is most criticized by the users. This is because Apple has introduced a feature for power management that slows down the iPhone older batteries with particularly impaired. A novelty that can help prevent sudden reboots and crashes of the devices.
When iOS 10.2.1 was officially released, Apple did not mentioned the intention to solve a precise problem. Only the February 23, 2017, the company from Cupertino explained that the update introduced “improvements to reduce random and sudden reboots“. In a recent survey, Senator John Thune, asked to Apple because of the discrepancy of time between the introduction of the update and the explanations on the objectives of the latter. Well, the company has now responded.
Apple has stated that you have not informed immediately of the iOS users of the function for the energy management in iOS 10.2.1 because it had to first ensure that the upgrade had successfully solved the problem before mentioned. Here's an excerpt from Reuters:
After having collected and analyzed the data, we have released the update iOS 10.2.1 in January 2017, for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone IF. Then we checked the diagnostic data made available by the update, and these indicated that the rate of sudden reboots was incredibly down for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. In February 2017, we have updated the release notes of iOS 10.2.1 to make it known to users that the update “improved energy management during peak work-load to prevent sudden shutdowns”. We have also released a statement to several media, in order to confirm a positive feedback after the software update.
Even after, however, to have provided more detail on iOS 10.2.1, users have not realized how to work it really energy management, at least until December 2017. After some discoveries, that is, the sharing of benchmark abnormal, broke out the case that has put Apple at the center of a large fuss. The reactions of the users did not wait, which was followed by those of government bodies, such as the Department of Justice of the United States of America.
Apple is at the center of investigations in several countries, including Italy. In the boot, in fact, the AGCM initiated a proceeding against the company from Cupertino, but also against Samsung.
The company from Cupertino, as mentioned by Tim Cook, introduced with iOS 11.3 (currently in beta) the tools to allow users to manage the new feature and monitor the status of the battery.
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