Apple Repairs

Apple to Start Using Longer Serial Numbers for Repair Parts

Citing an Apple memo sent out to authorized service providers, a report by MacRumors is claiming that Apple will soon switch to a longer serial number format for iPhone, Apple Watch, Mac, and other product repair parts. Starting October 1, which is right after the expected launch of Apple's next-generation iPhone 14 lineup, the Cupertino company will...

DIY iPhone 13 Screen Replacement Disables Face ID, Says iFixit

[caption id="attachment_363014" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Image: iFixit[/caption] Popular repair and teardown platform iFixit says Apple has taken yet another step towards crippling third-party repair work for its devices with the iPhone 13 lineup. According to the repair experts, iPhone 13 series phones completely disable Face ID functionality when you replace the screen, even if the replacement screen is...

Apple’s Pilot Repair Program for Select Vintage Macs Expands Worldwide

Back in February, Apple launched a new pilot repair program in the U.S. and Turkey allowing Apple stores and authorized service providers to continue offering repair services for the 21.5-inch and 27-inch mid-2011 iMac and today, an internal Apple document has revealed that the initiative has now expanded worldwide (via MacRumors). The document, that has been distributed to Apple...