Apple Announces iOS Update to Escape iPhone Ban
Apple will release an iOS update specifically aimed at iPhones sold in China in order to address patent violation claims, the company announced.
Earlier this week, a Chinese court issued a ban on several iPhone models, claiming they infringe on two different Qualcomm software patents.
Despite the alleged patent violation, Apple continued to sell all iPhone models in China, explaining that the said patents only concern older versions of iOS, whereas the latest updates no longer infringe on the said technologies.
Apple is now planning to roll out a software update next week, and it looks like iOS devices that may be running older versions of the operating system could be specifically targeted.
“Based on the iPhone models we offer today in China, we believe we are in compliance,” Apple was quoted as saying in a <a href="ht… (read more)