California man files lawsuit against Apple for slowing down old iPhones

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Friday, December 22, 2017
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A California man has filed one of several class action lawsuits after Apple admitted to deliberately slowing down older iPhones.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A California man has filed one of several class action lawsuits after Apple admitted to deliberately slowing down older iPhones.

MORE: Apple admits to slowing down older iPhones

Apple said its new software updates slow down older devices in an effort to extend the phone's battery life or protect the phone under certain conditions.

Some customers say the company is actually doing it to force customers to buy new phones.

Apple has not commented on the lawsuit.