Posted inNews

Apple expands support for third-party iPhone repair shops

Apple has unveiled a new Independent Repair Provider Program that could make it easier to find a place to get a broken iPhone fixed. The company says third-party electronics repair shops that want to provide service for out-of-warranty iPhone repairs can apply to become a member of the program, which allows them to purchase components, […]

Posted inNews

Motorola partners with iFixit to offer smartphone repair kits

Modern smartphones include a handful of features designed to make them tougher to break.¬†Corning’s Gorilla Glass and similar technologies give many phones a tough-to-scratch screen. And a¬†growing number of phones are waterproof, which means you can use them in the rain, splash water on them in the kitchen, or even drop them in the toilet […]

Posted inNews

iFixit disassembles the Surface Pro, doesn’t recommend trying it at home

The Microsoft Surface Pro is basically what you get if you take an ultrabook, throw it in a 10.6 inch tablet case, add an active digitizer and stylus, and call it a day. It’s a computer in a sleek, compact package which offers decent performance and less-than-stellar battery life. But it’s what’s on the inside […]