Apple accused of ripping off iPhone users

Apple accused of ripping off iPhone users

  • US tech giant caused fury last year when software was slowing down old models
  • Apple claimed this slowing was to extend battery life but had not told customers
  • Now customers could be charged huge price for other repairs before the £25 job

Daily Mail Reporter

Apple has been accused of ripping off customers trying to take advantage of its promise to replace failing iPhone batteries at a lower price.

This £25 job is generating potential bills up to ten times higher.

The US tech giant caused fury in December last year after it admitted that it was using software to secretly slow down older iPhones. 

Apple has been accused of ripping off customers trying to take advantage of its promise to replace failing iPhone batteries at a lower price

It claimed this was to extend battery life but had not told customers.

Apple apologised and offered to replace batteries for £25 instead of £79.

When Apple made the offer of cut-price battery replacement, it said: ‘We are able to do the

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