A rare admission from Apple, as the tech giant admits to slowing down old phones to prevent battery burnout. The company says the software is meant to keep iPhone 6s and 7s from unexpectedly shutting down because the processor has burnt out. But skeptics wonder if the company is trying to force users to upgrade to newer, more expensive phones.

And a new report from eMarketer predicts usage of wearables will slow next year, with smartwatch user growth dropping to less than 6 percent by 2021.