The BatteryGate Timeline

In December 2017, after more than a year of reliability issues and speculation, Apple confirmed that they were intentionally slowing iPhone performance in an attempt to prevent phone-crashing power spikes. Essentially, they were applying a software band-aid on a...

Right to Repair is Front Page Again

Just three weeks into the new year, Right to Repair laws are being proposed across the country. These laws would restore our ability to fix the iPhone repairs we own by making parts, manuals, and diagnostic software available to consumers and independent repair shops...

Is Apple Sabotaging iPhone Repairs?

Apple’s iOS 12.1.4 update for iPhones ranks among the most anticipated mid-cycle software releases in its history. But while it brings much-needed closure to the painful batterygate “throttling” debacle, it also comes with a bagful of new problems for iPhone repair...

Don’t Put Your iPhone in Rice. Rice is for Dinner.

Wireless World says liquid damage in electronics is a bit like egg yolks on a plate after you eat: on Sunday morning, it’s relatively easy to wash off. Dried egg yolks on the plate on Sunday night—now that’s a different story! The same thing happens with water/liquid...