Policy Indications: Universities Can Set Benchmarks Above AICTE  |  National Edu News: New findings on conjectures used in number theory  |  Science Innovations: DST INSPIRE faculty on alternative anti-cancer therapy with transgenic zebrafish  |  Science Innovations: Scientists develop gold microstructure substrate with tunable wettability  |  National Edu News: POWERGRID signs agreement to improve telecom connectivity in hilly areas of HP  |  Education Information: MeitY to establish a Quantum Computing Applications Lab, Powered by AWS  |  Education Information: NITI Aayog to Launch Second Edition of India Innovation Index 2020  |  Policy Indications: A Dialogue on National Education Policy 2020 at Nehru Centre, London   |  Policy Indications: ‘75% marks in class 12’ eligibility criteria under JEE (Main) 21-22 waived off  |  Policy Indications: Syllabus of JEE and NEET to remain unchanged for the year 2021  |  Leadership Instincts: Millennials Better Lead Than Manage  |  Guest Column: Metro Rail Vs Automobile-The Economics of Premium Public Transport Pricing  |  International Edu News: What will education look like in future  |  Leadership Instincts: Advanced Leadership Initiative welcomes its most diverse group of fellows  |  International Edu News: Diet may influence risk of aggressive prostate cancer  |  
September 19, 2019 Thursday 11:04:53 AM IST

Apple iPhone battery lockdown for safety

Technology Inceptions

Apple recently came under the scanner for locking batteries of select iPhones. If a user replaces the iPhone battery through third-party retailer - a ‘service' message now shows up in the Battery Health section. Furthermore, the Battery Health data is not shown, and an error message is displayed instead. This happens even if the user replaced it using an original Apple battery on certain models.

The ‘service' warning in the Battery Health section appears even if a genuine battery is used for replacement. The company triggers the warning if it doesn't detect a specific micro-controller configuration, that only authorised technicians are trained to deal with.The move makes ‘do it yourself’ repair difficult for even those users who are used to it.The move is to help protect customers from damaged, poor quality, or used batteries which can lead to safety or performance issues.


Comments