Droit à la réparation | Apple Announces Display Repair Warnings For New iPhones | Apple

Apple has not had a good week. The launch of iOS 13 has been a mess with security concerns and the rush of updates are not much better. Millions of iPhones were made vulnerable and the company’s radical 2020 iPhone redesign was also leaked just as Apple is trying to tempt users to its new, […]

Droit à la réparation | Apple Will Now Warn If Your Screen Is Not ‘Genuine’ After Repair | Apple

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple has never been friendly to user repairs, but the company has opened a new front in its efforts to convince customers to only pay Apple to fix their own devices. Last month, we discussed how the company has changed […]

Droit à la réparation | iPhone 11 with iOS 13.1 warns users about third-party screen repairs | Apple

Like many large manufacturers, Apple has never been a fan of people repairing its products, especially iPhones, on their own. Whether it’s to protect their reputation, cover their legal bases, or simply create another source of revenue, Apple has always discouraged third-party repairs and, worse, non-genuine replacement parts but it can’t exactly crack down on […]

Droit à la réparation | Apple’s iPhone 11 and 11 Pro will show a warning if they can’t verify a replaced screen | Apple

Apple has published a new support document that says the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max will present customers with a warning if the devices are unable to verify a genuine display after a screen repair job. “If you need to replace your iPhone display, it’s important for certified technicians who use genuine […]

Droit à la réparation | Congress Is Investigating Apple’s Repair Monopoly

The United States House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee is launching an antitrust investigation into Apple and its anti-competitive behavior. Part of the investigation will focus on Apple’s repair monopoly, which for years has given the company control over the useful life of its products. In a letter to Apple, the committee asked Apple to turn […]

Droit à la réparation | This is the most repairable smartphone you can buy

As smartphone makers try to cram more components into as small a space as possible, many devices are almost impossible to repair when something goes wrong, thanks to glue and interconnected components that make them uneconomical to fix. But one phone aims to make itself as repairable as possible: iFixit has awarded the Fairphone 3 […]

Droit à la réparation | The Fairphone 3 is just as modular and repairable as claimed

The Fairphone 3 is that rare gadget that’s designed to last, not to be quickly replaced through a relentless cycle of planned obsolescence. What the €450 phone lacks in specs is made up for in value with a modular design that’s meant to be repairable, according to the company. It’s a claim that was put […]

Droit à la réparation | Off the Route: Nathan Proctor on our ‘broken relationship’ with electronics and e-waste

It’s a tumultuous and exciting time for Right to Repair advocates. On the one hand, the movement has ostensibly gained essential traction over the past several months: Some Democratic presidential candidates have called for nationwide repair legislation, and bills have been introduced in at least 20 states around the country. Just last week, Apple even announced a […]

Droit à la réparation | Apple to expand third-party repair program | Apple

Independent repair firms will soon be able to more easily tackle Apple devices. | Kevin Khoo/Shutterstock Apple will make official repair resources for common out-of-warranty iPhone repairs available to a larger number of independent repair shops. The OEM on Aug. 29 announced it will “provide more independent repair businesses – large or small – with […]

Droit à la réparation | Apple Expands iPhone Repair Program to Include Independent Businesses | Apple

(Photo: Apple is giving independent repair businesses the same resources as Apple Authorized Service Providers. Credit: Apple, Inc.) Apple is opening up its iPhone repair program to include independent businesses, providing them with the same resources as Apple Authorized Service Providers — a move that activists hope will help prevent e-waste. The tech giant says […]