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GeneralRe: Is Agile methodology right for your project? Pin
Mark_Wallace10-Feb-20 19:49
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NewsWindows trust in abandoned code lets ransomware burrow deep into targeted machines Pin
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NewsSource code has a brief and lonely existence Pin
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NewsFrench fine Apple $27 million for battery patch that could slow down old iPhones Pin
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Chris Maunder10-Feb-20 3:45
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I'm sorry but I find this whole thing so pathetic.

Apple, like everyone else, builds on their systems to provide new features that their consumers demand. Or dread. Either way, the phones are asked to do more and more and as they get older the batteries are less and less capable. So Apple introduce a pretty clever system that progressively slows framerate, dims the screen a little, lowers the volume by a big 3dB - all in the name of eking out a little more from the phone instead of having the phones fall over, all four paws in the air, dead.

Their crime isn't slowing down a phone. The crime is "not telling everyone they are trying to quietly, without fuss, without interrupting you, keep you on Facebook or Instagram that few moments longer without bothering to tell you

Which, frankly, is what a good OS does: it handles stuff - the good, the bad, the annoying - in a way you don't notice, and without making a fuss about it.

This is a PR fail by Apple (one of many recently, unfortunately), not a crime that warrants a massive and arbitrary fine.
cheers
Chris Maunder

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NewsGoogle files trademark for new operating system called ‘Pigweed’ Pin
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