The auto industry is running a highly misleading and fearmongering ad campaign in Massachusetts in an attempt to hinder independent car repair.
The contract states independent repair shops must agree to audits and inspections by Apple, even if they leave the program.
Blow on it like an old Nintendo.
Modern 'smart' hardware now comes with hidden expiration dates that encourage waste, piss off consumers, and put the entire internet at risk.
John Deere makes it difficult to repair its new tractors without specialized software, so an increasing number of farmers are buying older models.
A New Hampshire lawmaker suggested that we shouldn't fix the $1,000 devices we buy and instead we will "just get a new one."
"When this burns out, you wake up to a black screen."
The practically, morally, and financially responsible thing to do is to use your current phone for as long as possible.
Apple's new program is progress, but it's still not any easier to fix your own phone.
The move makes it impossible for anyone who is "unauthorized" to replace a battery on an iPhone without losing important features.
The FTC's "Nixing the Fix" hearing is a small but important step forward for the right to repair movement.