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May 22, 2019
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FAQ: 2019 MacBook Pro & Apple’s updated butterfly keyboard repair program

As you might expect, we’re getting a lot of questions about the 2019 MacBook Pro. AppleInsider tackles a few of the issues, and tells you what you can expect when and if you buy one of the new machines. AppleInsider … Continue reading

May 21, 2019
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Apple launches repair program for 2016 13-inch MacBook Pros with ‘stage light’ problem

At last addressing a long-standing controversy, Apple has introduced a Backlight Service Program for the "stage light" problem affecting some 2016-model 13-inch MacBook Pros. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 3, 2019
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Apple, tech companies successfully lobby to kill Ontario ‘Right to Repair’ bill

Another ‘Right to Repair’ bill that would have made device producers provide the resources for consumers and third-party repair outfits to fix devices has been put to rest, with intensive lobbying from tech companies including Apple said to be behind … Continue reading

May 1, 2019
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Apple allegedly lobbied against another right to repair bill citing consumer safety concerns

A new report tonight from Motherboard claims that an Apple spokesperson lobbied against California’s latest right to repair legislation by talking up consumer safety risks to lawmakers, an approach the company has used multiple times before. more… The post Apple … Continue reading

April 2, 2019
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Editorial: CBC again attacks Apple’s repair policies, but still lacks knowledge of how it really works

Six months after the last attack on Apple’s repair policies and practices, CBC has produced another report objecting to Apple’s reluctance to dealing with water-damaged iPhones, with it again lacking an understanding of how and why Apple’s repair department works … Continue reading

October 9, 2018
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CBC Video claims Apple’s repair policies are abusive, but ‘proof’ falls far short

A report from the CBC has attacked Apple’s policies and practices regarding repairs, taking the company to task for expensive in-store repairs, coercing customers to buy new products in some cases — but the publication shows a stunning lack of … Continue reading

October 6, 2018
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iFixit says independent Mac repair is alive and well – at least for now

Earlier this week, a report explained a new repair policy for MacBook Pro and iMac Pro models with Apple’s new T2 chip inside. Essentially, Apple distributed a new repair document among its authorized service providers explaining that a machine would … Continue reading

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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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