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October 17, 2017
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Greenpeace lauds Apple renewable energy efforts, decries ‘right to repair’ stance

Greenpeace on Monday released its latest "Guide to Greener Electronics" report for 2017, analyzing what steps, if any, 17 of the world’s top consumer electronics companies are taking to reduce their impact on the environment. This year, Greenpeace awarded Apple … Continue reading

May 18, 2017
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‘Fair Repair Act’ proposal in New York under fire by Apple lobbyists

A bill currently on the table which would require electronics companies to sell replacement parts and service tools to the general public is being challenged by a lobbyist group being funded by Apple. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 29, 2017
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Apple extends repair coverage to 3 years for Apple Watch (1st gen) w/ expanded/swollen batteries

Apple has extended its service coverage for Apple Watch (1st gen) models experiencing expanded/swollen battery problems to three years, covering customers for service for an additional two years beyond the complimentary 1-year Limited Warranty that it provides with the device. … Continue reading

April 6, 2017
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Apple sued by Australian regulator over ‘Error 53’ glitch, hardware repair practices

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday local time filed a federal lawsuit against Apple for allegedly disabling iPhone and iPad hardware repaired by unauthorized third parties. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 11, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: ‘iPhone 8’ delays, the CIA’s iOS hacking tools, Apple fights ‘right to repair’ & more

This week on AI: ‘iPhone 8’ delays, the CIA’s iOS hacking tools, Apple fights ‘right to repair’ & more

Though "iPhone 8" is still months away from an expected debut, two reports hinted that the device could miss a September launch window — and might not even be the device people are predicting. Apple, meanwhile, tried to assure people … Continue reading

November 20, 2016
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Apple Launches ‘Touch Disease’ Repair Program for iPhone 6 Plus

Apple today launched a new repair program for the iPhone 6 Plus, addressing complaints about a manufacturing issue that can cause the iPhone 6 Plus to become unresponsive to touch. According to Apple, some iPhone 6 Plus devices may exhibit … Continue reading

November 18, 2016
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Apple activates iPhone 6 Plus repair program to address ‘touch disease’

In what appears to be a response to the so-called "touch disease" problem, Apple on Thursday initiated a special program to repair iPhone 6 Plus devices exhibiting screen flicker issues due to multiple drops on a hard surface. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

February 7, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple quietly launches Mac Pro (Late 2013) Repair Program for graphics card/video issues

Apple quietly launches Mac Pro (Late 2013) Repair Program for graphics card/video issues

Apple is launching a new Mac Pro Repair Extension Program to address complaints of video related issues with select models of its latest high-end desktop offering, 9to5Mac has learned. We obtained the notice (pictured below) that Apple this week sent out … Continue reading

February 6, 2016
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Comments Off on Apple Launches Repair Program for Late 2013 Mac Pro Video Issues

Apple Launches Repair Program for Late 2013 Mac Pro Video Issues

Apple today launched a new Repair Extension Program that addresses video issues on some late 2013 Mac Pro models, according to an internal notice obtained by MacRumors. Apple has determined that graphics cards in some late 2013 Mac Pros, manufactured … Continue reading

October 31, 2015
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These Mac, iPod, & Beats products are losing Apple repair support, moving to ‘obsolete’ status in December

As it does regularly with older products, Apple is about to move a bunch of Macs, iPods, and accessories to obsolete status, meaning the products will no longer be eligible for service or repair support through Apple retail stores or … Continue reading

August 22, 2015
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Comments Off on Apple announces repair program for blurry iPhone 6 Plus cameras

Apple announces repair program for blurry iPhone 6 Plus cameras

Consumers who have experienced image quality problems with their iPhone 6 Plus’s iSight camera may be eligible for a free repair, as Apple on Friday acknowledged a problem with a "small percentage" of units and will replace the affected component … Continue reading

May 1, 2015
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iFixit Posts Apple Watch Repair Manuals for Battery, Screen and More

iFixit has released Apple Watch repair manuals for various components of the device, including the battery, screen, adhesive, and NFC antenna. The guides provide step-by-step instructions on how to replace the Apple Watch’s OLED display and battery, alongside additional steps … Continue reading