A new class action lawsuit recently filed in California has targeted a former IOS battery management tool that is said to have hindered the performance of some iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and iPhone se devices. The petition, which has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, is the latest in a series of lawsuits against the so-called “spin down gate” storm since 2017. The same day the complaint was filed is also the deadline for iPhone users to file claims in a $500 million settlement reached earlier this year, suggesting that some people are still very dissatisfied with Apple’s compensation plan. < / P > < p > shortly after the release of IOS 10.2.1, users found that iPhone performance degradation was traced back to a hardware management tool included in IOS to mitigate the negative impact of iPhone Battery aging. In particular, the software is designed to prevent accidental shutdown of some iPhone 6 and 6S devices at the cost of slowing down, but has not been done in the iPhone 7’s life cycle. The release notes for < / P > < p > for version 10.2.1 say the update & quot; improves power management during peak workload periods to avoid accidental iPhone shutdown & quot;, but does not mention CPU rundown and does not provide full details of this management feature. < / P > < p > third party tests confirmed the existence of undisclosed frequency reduction, prompting apple to apologize to iPhone users for lack of transparency. In order to make up for the so-called dereliction of duty, the company then introduced a battery health tool, which allows users to manually disable the function. However, lawsuits continue to flow. In April 2018, a total of 61 class action complaints were consolidated by the multi regional litigation judicial panel, and apple finally agreed to reach a settlement in March this year. The terms of the settlement grant each member about $25 in compensation. The actual amount paid will vary depending on the number of claims submitted. Today is the last day to file a claim. < / P > < p > the latest complaint is similar to previous versions. The plaintiff claims that Apple has violated the computer fraud and abuse act, the California unfair competition act, the California computer data access and fraud act, and the movable property. Apple is only subject to claims not covered in the previous settlement agreement, which seems to coincide with this lawsuit. < / P > < p > today’s lawsuit claims that the push battery management tools are intended to & quot; camouflage & quot; defects in the & quot; iPhone, specifically battery design issues, because they cannot handle the power requirements of software Apple forces users to run;. Epic Games accused Google of monopolizing the latter, which may have a better chance than apple

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