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Washington Bill Would Make it Illegal to Sell Electronics That Don’t Have Easily Replaceable Batteries

iPhone CPU throttling controversy is fueling a new round of state-level right to repair legislation.
Jason Koebler
1.26.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Apple Throttles iPhones That Have Old Batteries (But Didn't Tell You About it)

"What people think is, ‘My phone is slow, I need to replace it.’ And that causes a lot of perfectly good phones to get replaced."
Jason Koebler
12.20.17
iPhone X
iPhone X

How iFixit Became King of the iPhone Teardown

We went to Australia to learn how—and why—iFixit does its electronics teardowns.
Jason Koebler
11.3.17
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Apple: iPhones Are Too 'Complex' to Let You Fix Them

Apple wants iPhone repair to be "fairly priced and accessible" but says it needs to control access to the market.
Jason Koebler
9.22.17
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

iPhone 8 Teardown: If it Cracks, Good Luck Replacing That New Glass Back

The iPhone 8 gets a lower repairability score than its predecessors.
Jason Koebler
9.22.17
go to australia
go to australia

This Is the First iPhone 8 Teardown

iFixit sent its engineers to Australia to get its hands on the new iPhone first.
Louise Matsakis
9.22.17
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

To Repair the Essential Phone, You Need to Literally Freeze It

iFixit gave the device a 1 out of 10 repairability score.
Louise Matsakis
9.5.17
E-Waste Nation
E-Waste Nation

Big Tech Has Destroyed America’s Sustainable Electronics Standards

Gadget companies have rigged America's only meaningful electronic environmental certification.
Jason Koebler
8.3.17
MacBook
MacBook

The 5-Year Quest to Unglue the MacBook Pro’s Battery

Years of chemical engineering has resulted in a solution that dissolves Apple's adhesive—and empowers DIY fixers.
Jason Koebler
7.12.17
DONT TRY THIS AT HOME
DONT TRY THIS AT HOME

You Can’t Open the Microsoft Surface Laptop Without Literally Destroying It

Repair specialists iFixit have dubbed the new laptop a ‘Russian nesting doll from hell.’
Nicholas Deleon
6.16.17
Fair Repair
Fair Repair

The Right to Repair Movement Is Forcing Apple to Change

"They have decided to be nicer to consumers in order to stop them from demanding their right to repair."
Jason Koebler
6.12.17
repair
repair

Holy Shit, the New iMacs Have Upgradable RAM and CPUs

The shift back to user-upgradable parts suggests that Apple is finally beginning to listen to consumers who don’t want to buy disposable electronics.
Caroline Haskins
6.8.17