Apple Will Keep Throttling iPhones. Here's How to Stop It

Last year, controversy stirred as Apple acknowledged that it had, in fact, purposefully inhibited iPhone performance when the battery neared the end of its useful life. The good news: It wasn’t just in your head! The less-good news: Apple will continue the practice with the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and …

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Apple Abandons the Mass Market, as the iPhone Turns Luxury

Big companies attract big attention, and none quite as much as Apple. Its quarterly reports have become something of a collective soothsaying moment for stock markets and the tech industry, and so Thursday’s report garnered its usual share of outsized attention. WIRED Opinion About Zachary Karabell is a WIRED contributor …

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'The Haunting of Hill House' Is 90 Percent of an Amazing Show

Horror author Paul Tremblay was very impressed with the new Netflix series The Haunting of Hill House, based on the classic novel by Shirley Jackson. “I think it’s an amazing achievement,” Tremblay says in Episode 333 of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast. “I think people are going to …

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Space Photos of the Week: Ghost Nebula, Prepare to Die

There’s something haunting the Ghost Nebula, located just 1,500 light years from Earth. It’s being driven to extinction by a star called Gamma Cassiopeiae, several light years away. Ultraviolet radiation from that powerful star actually makes the Ghost Nebula emit hydrogen-alpha radiation, which appears in red. The result is that …

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Don’t freak out about Apple's iPhone sales numbers

Apple (AAPL), on Thursday, reported its Q4 2018 earnings, and while the average selling price for iPhones the company sold in the quarter beat expectations, the number of handsets sold fell short. The stock was down on Friday, following that miss and the news that Apple will no longer break …

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Apple’s first 5G iPhone could come in 2020: report

Wireless carriers are preparing for 5G connectivity, the next generation of cellular networking that promises to bring faster download speeds to consumers. Hardware manufacturers are also getting ready, with plans already in motion for a number of devices that will take advantage of those faster networks. A new report suggests …

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9 new trailers you should watch this week

Last week we put out a video about how the golden age of streaming services — where you sign up for one service and find a wealth of content from all over — is rapidly ending. And tellingly enough, one of the best examples of a service like that, FilmStruck, …

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