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Steam Deck spare parts and repair guides are now available from iFixit

The Steam Deck is a handheld gaming PC that crams the guts of a laptop computer into a compact design that’s meant to be held in your hands. But despite the tight fit, Valve promised earlier this year that the Steam Deck would be user-repairable. And now the company is delivering on that promise. Spare […]

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Lilbits: Apple’s Self Service Repair isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Apple launched its Self Service Repair program in April in what appeared to be a major win for the right to repair movement. Folks who want to buy a replacement screen, battery, or other components without taking their phone to a repair shop can now do that. But actually fixing a phone by yourself? That’s […]

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Apple’s Self Service Repair program goes live (for iPhone 12 and newer)

Apple is making it easier for iPhone owners perform their own repairs rather than taking their phones to a shop to replace a cracked screen, broken speaker, or dead battery, among other things. The Self Service Repair program that Apple promised to launch is now live for customers in the US who want to perform out-of-warranty […]

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Samsung introduces a self-repair program for select phones and tablets

Repairing a cracked screen, broken charging port, or other components of a smartphone or tablet can be an expensive, time-consuming, and generally inconvenient proposition, especially if it means going without a phone while you wait for somebody else to perform the repairs. While some folks are comfortable performing their own repairs at home, finding genuine […]