Battery Replacement

iPhone 6s Performance Before and After Battery Replacement [VIDEO]

A new YouTube video shared by Bennett Sorbo demonstrates the nominal operating performance gains iPhone users can expect to see when their device is no longer software throttled after battery replacement (via AppleInsider). The video compares the operating performance of an iPhone 6s before and after its battery is replaced. "Completed in real time, the casual evaluation pits an iPhone...

iPhone Replacement Battery Wait Times Continue to Worsen

According to a new analyst note published today by Barclays regarding iPhone battery availability for replacements, the current wait times have gone up to 3-4.5 weeks on average at Apple Stores, with longest wait found to be as much as 9-10 weeks, 9to5Mac is reporting. Previously, the average wait time was reported to be 2-4.5 weeks, with a...

Apple’s Letter Reveals ‘Strong Demand’ for Replacement iPhone Batteries

Apple wrote a letter to the U.S. lawmakers on Feb. 2 which has been made public today by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, revealing it has seen “strong demand” for replacement iPhone batteries and may offer rebates for consumers who paid full price for new batteries, Reuters is reporting. In the letter released Tuesday, amid nagging allegations that...

Apple’s $35 Battery Replacement Offer Can Be Redeemed Once Per iPhone

As noted by the folks over at MacRumors, Apple has confirmed through a fine print on its iPhone service pricing page that its ongoing $35 CAD battery replacement offer for any iPhone 6 or newer device regardless of its diagnostic test result, may only be redeemed once per iPhone. Any additional $35 battery replacements will require the device...

Apple’s Battery Replacement Program May Cut Sales of 16 Million iPhones

Apple recently launched their discounted battery replacement program for older iPhone models, offering out-of-warranty battery swaps for just $35 CAD, down from previous $99 CAD. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz however believes that the move could cut sales of new iPhones by millions of units this year, Bloomberg is reporting. "While analysts agree this was a good public-relations move, some are...

Apple Replacing Some 2012/2013 MacBook Pros with Brand New Models

According to a user post on Reddit, Apple is exchanging some older 2012 and 2013 MacBook Pros with brand-new models because of a supply shortage. Customers who bring their older MacBook Pro into an Apple Store for a battery replacement ($200 out-of-warranty or free with Apple Care+) are receiving brand new laptops instead of a...

Is Apple Downplaying the iPhone 6/6s Battery Issue?

Last month, Apple announced a new battery replacement program to address the “unexpected shutdown issues” plaguing a wide number of iPhone 6s owners.  However, the free replacement was offered to select iPhone 6s models with a limited serial number range that were manufactured between September and October 2015. But now, a growing number of other iPhone 6 and...

Find Out if Your iPhone 6s is Eligible for Free Battery Replacement

Just over a week ago, Apple announced a new battery replacement program to address the “unexpected shutdown issues” plaguing a number of iPhone 6s owners. However, only select iPhone 6s models are eligible for a free repair. The folks over 9to5Mac have today shared a method that lets you identify if your device is eligible or not, saving you...