The Advancement of Underrepresented Entrepreneurs, Promoted Through Microsoft’s Nonprofit Tech Acceleration Program for Black & African American Communities

“Genius is equally distributed. Opportunity is not.” This stateent is the core of the mission of Camelback Ventures. As an accelerator that identifies, develops, and promotes the advancement of underrepresented entrepreneurs, Camelback Ventures’ goal is to increase individual and community education as well as generational wealth. Ultimately, this organization’s goal is to contribute to “a … Read more

How a computer repair program hatched the whiz kids of Wilson County

In the lingo of his farming town, Grant Irons has reached peak growing season. Not long ago, the high school senior from Tennessee was, by his own description, self-conscious, shy and unsure about his future. He sometimes struggled to speak clearly to others and preferred being alone. Then Irons joined the Dell Student TechCrew, where … Read more

Apple’s Self Repair Program was never going to be what repair advocates wanted

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple’s Self Service Repair program isn’t a perfect solution that addresses all of the concerns from the Right to Repair movement. It was never … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s Self Service Repair Program for iPhones

Apple in late April launched a Self Service Repair program for the iPhone, which is designed to allow Apple device owners to do their own repairs in their homes using Apple parts, repair manuals, and tools. In this guide, we walk through everything you need to know about the Self Repair program, including whether it’s … Read more

Robotics program opens doors for underserved students

By Jackie Gutierrez-Jones | Photography by Ilana Panich-Linsman Zaide Pasion, 17, holds a Sphero BOLT Coding Robot. “Hold on, let me show you something,” says Dr. Maria Elena Cruz. A small sphere encased in clear plastic comes into view, revealing whirring gears, sensors and a glowing LED matrix inside. “This was the inspiration behind our … Read more

Apple’s Self Repair Program vs. Genius Bar: What it costs to fix an iPhone 13

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. iPhone users can repair their device in-home with certified tools provided by Apple, but it’ll cost you not just money, but time too. Here’s … Read more