“Apple launched iOS 10 back in September to mostly positive reviews, but with the recent release of a 10.1.1 update, something has gone wrong,” Matthew Humphries reports for PC Magazine. “A growing number of users are reporting that their battery is no longer functioning correctly, and there’s no obvious reason as to why.”

“As News.com.au reports, the issue stems from how quickly the battery is draining coupled with the battery percentage readout no longer being accurate,” Humphries reports. “A discussion on Hacker News describes multiple instances of the battery issue occurring, with reports of an iPhone 6$549.95 at Amazon running extremely hot and the battery usage list offering no clue as to what is causing the huge increase in power draw.”

“All eyes are now on Apple to track down the problem and issue a fix,” Humphries reports. “Hopefully that can be done before iPhone batteries start failing.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: As you can see below, this is q recurring iOS issue for Apple. In a nutshell: SNAFU.

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