Expert Mobile website design for any business.

Posts made in December, 2017

Apple’s $29 iPhone battery replacements are available starting today

By on Dec 31, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Those $29 battery out-of-warranty replacements Apple promised are now available for impacted users with an iPhone 6 or later. The company was initially aiming for a late-January timeframe in the States when it first offered up the discount, following blowback against its admission that it had slowed down older model phones to maximize performance. “We expected to...

Read More

Will Google kill Chrome OS and Android in 2018?

By on Dec 31, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

If we learned anything in 2017, it’s this: Don’t believe everything you read on the internet. You may have heard, for example, that Google is preparing a new unified operating system to replace Chrome OS (the operating system that powers Chromebooks) and Android (the operating system that powers most smartphones). Facts and forecasts are often packed together to...

Read More

Is your iPhone battery causing your smartphone to run slowly? Here’s what to do – WBIR

By on Dec 30, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Apple has now apologized for slowing down older iPhones as their batteries age, which could lead you to ask, “What does this mean to me and my iPhone?” The device maker says it has been using software updates to help prolong the life of batteries in several models including the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and...

Read More

Chrome OS 64 beta allows Android apps to run in the background

By on Dec 30, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

reader comments 36 Smoothly running Android apps on Chrome OS has been a work in progress for years now. Google has done a lot to improve the experience of running mobile apps on its browser-based operating system, and it appears a forthcoming software update could fix one of the remaining problems. A report by Chrome Unboxed details a new feature in Chrome 64 beta...

Read More

Apple apologizes for iPhone slowdown drama, will offer $29 battery replacements for a year

By on Dec 28, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Apple just published a letter to customers apologizing for the “misunderstanding” around older iPhones being slowed down, following its recent admission that it was, in fact, slowing down older phones in order to compensate for degrading batteries. “We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down,” says the company. “We apologize.” Apple says in its letter that...

Read More