Apple to Compensate iPhone 4S Users by $20 Million

iPhone 4S model in black. image source: Apple.

Cupertino tech giant Apple has been ordered to compensate iPhone 4S users. The compensation order comes as a result of a seven-year-old lawsuit claiming Apple slowed down these devices after they were updated to iOS 9 in 2015. The users claimed that the tech giant had falsely marketed the iOS 9 update as a version with enhanced performance on the supported devices like the iPhone 4S. The tech giant has finally decided to settle the lawsuit. The Cupertino company has agreed to pay $15 to iPhone 4S users who upgraded to iOS 9 back then and consequently faced poor performance issues with their devices.

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iPhone 4S (Steve Phone) Still Popular Among Buyers

iphone4sLaunched in 2011, Apple’s iPhone 4S is still a preferred option by buyers. iPhone 4S accounts for 25 percent of all iPhones sold by the company in the last quarter. Apple revealed that 85 percent of the iPhone 4S buyers in the last quarter were first time iPhone users, so in all legacy iPhone 4S helped in acquisition of around 10 million new users to the Apple platform as calculated by Analyst Charlie Wolf of Needham & Company since Apple never shares the breakdown of sales. The latest launch, iPhone 5S accounted for 71 percent i.e. 31.02 million units while the iPhone 5C only 4 percent i.e. 1.75 million units of total iPhone sales for the last quarter. Read More

Two New iPhone 4S TV Ads Spotted

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Apple Prevents Scalpers With A New Reservation System for iPhone 4S

Apple Store BeijingYou may have read past articles about the problems that have been caused with the launch of iPhone 4S in China. As you can see from the picture of the Beijing Apple Store, there are many people waiting in anticipation – which is normal for the release of a new Apple product. However amongst this crowd, there are many “scalpers”, who go in as a customer and buy an iPhone and then sell them to people further back in the queue or online. And as you can probably predict Apple is trying to prevent this. Read MoreReviewsCollect Ad

iPhone 4S Now “In Stock”

instockApple’s iPhone 4S has now finally been marked as “In Stock” on the store website. Since its release day, the iPhone has been “most-wanted” all across the globe and the huge demand made the supply short. Now after these many days, it is “In Stock”. It may not be in stock in all countries, but it is definitely available in the US, UK, Australia and Canada. Read More

Video of Untethered Jailbreak on iPhone 4S

We have all been waiting for a while for a jailbreak solution for Apple’s latest iPhone 4S. The jailbreak “dream team” recently made it clear that a solution has been found and will be released to the public in the next few days (very soon). @pod2g today uploaded a video on YouTube making the anticipated jailbreak even more desired. Read More