As of now, no other company has come out in favor of or against Verizon for this move. If it continues, it sets a precedent for businesses to act in interest of profit rather than the consumers.
After a litany of iPhones all bearing incremental numbers, Apple has decided to skip the iPhone 9 and reveal the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone ten”) at the same time.
Here’s what we know: iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are coming. Both support a faster processor, wireless charging, and a glass-backed body rather than a metal one. The 8 Plus sports a processor a bit faster than its little brother, 3 gigabytes of RAM as opposed to the 8’s 2 gb.
In the US alone, drone enthusiasts put up such a fight against the Federal Aviation Admission that the FAA eventually repealed it's law requiring drones to be entered in a national registry, after only a year and a half.
Sources at Business Insider have gotten their hands on Apple’s “Visual/Mechanical Inspection Guide,” a 22-page document detailing just what can and cannot be fixed under warranty. So far, nothing unearthed is illegal, but it’s not exactly pro-consumer either.