Right to Repair
Recyclers and refurbishers are beginning to scrap devices that cost $3,000 just two years ago.
Ventilator manufacturers have released repair documentation that makes it easier to repair broken ventilators and fix new ones.
Like healthcare workers, restaurant employees, and gig economy workers, repair stores are keeping the country together during the Coronavirus outbreak.
The iFixit community is asking for help obtaining ventilator repair manuals amid the coronavirus pandemic.
We are seeing how the monopolistic repair and lobbying practices of medical device companies are making our response to the coronavirus pandemic harder.
The state's right to repair legislation has broad support and a new endorsement from the attorney general.
Some functionality of the first generation of smart lightbulbs will suddenly stop working in April because Philips no longer feels like supporting them.
A draft action plan says that Europe wants to make electronics a "priority sector for implementing the right to repair."
The impact of Amazon’s cheap, hard-to-fix gear is ignored or obscured at every level.
The contract states independent repair shops must agree to audits and inspections by Apple, even if they leave the program.