Why Apple Deliberately Throttles Old iPhones04:39
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The Apple logo displayed on the back of an iPhone. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
The Apple logo displayed on the back of an iPhone. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
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Apple is facing two class-action lawsuits over its practice of slowing down older iPhones. The practice was discovered earlier this week, but Apple says it's doing it to help older batteries operate under newer processor demands.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Ben Johnson (@TheBrockJohnson), senior producer of Endless Thread and a tech correspondent for Here & Now.

This segment aired on December 22, 2017.

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