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

Self repair launches, Twitter sells, and Studio Display isn’t fixed – April 2022 in review

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 quietly launched its self-service repair program in April 2022, while most of the attention was on Elon Musk buying Twitter, and the rest … Read more

Microsoft delivers promised study revealing device repair reduces waste, climate emissions

Surface Laptop SE (2022) is very easy to repair with a few tools.Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central Microsoft’s Surface devices often win accolades for their advanced, clean, minimalist designs, but those come at the expense of repairability. Instead of relying on visible screws, Microsoft often depends on glue and a chassis that is hard … Read more

Best Apple Repair Toolkits for iPhone, Apple Watch, Mac

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. Don’t want to spend a bundle on tools to take apart your smartphones, laptops, and other gadgets? There’s no need to spend a small … 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