Top Stories: 9to5Mac’s biggest & most popular stories of 2017

It’s no secret that 2017 was a huge year for Apple, with the introduction of 3 new iPhone models, new iPads, new Macs, a new Apple Watch, and much more. We covered it all right here at 9to5Mac, day in and day out, diving deep into various topics with news, reviews, how-tos, and more. Every week we highlight the top stories of that week, but seeing that this is the last day of 2017, we’re going to outline the top stories of 2017…...

Do you think Apple’s apology for how it handled the iPhone slowdown controversy goes far enough? [Poll]

Earlier this week, Apple issued a candid apology for how it handled the rollout of a feature that balances iPhone performance with aging batteries. The apology came after growing resentment from some users and a slew of lawsuits. In addition to the “We’re sorry,” Apple also announced discounted battery replacements for affected users. Some are saying, however, that Apple’s apology didn’t go far enough…...

PSA: Apple is making its $29 battery replacement pricing effective immediately

After growing controversy, Apple this week issued a public apology for how it handled slowing down older iPhones in conjunction with aging batteries. In addition to its apology, Apple also said that it would be lowering the price of iPhone battery replacements from $79 to $29. Originally, the company said it would start the lower-priced iPhone battery replacements in late January, but you can actually take advantage of it now…...