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Old 05-10-18, 11:57 AM
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Apple's T2 Chip Locks Down Independent Repairs on new iMac Pro and MacBook Pro System

Locking down repairs with proprietary software.



Read more about Apple locking down 3rd party repairs with T2 security chips and proprietary software.

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Old 05-10-18, 12:26 PM
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And yet people still buy this horrible brand, this is just insanity.
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Old 05-10-18, 01:16 PM
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You'd have to be a little bit of an idiot to still support Apple, Horrible working conditions for their factory workers, Products that are notoriously difficult to self repair, Terrible customer service, Horribly over priced components and thermals are a joke.
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Old 05-10-18, 01:22 PM
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I have to deal with these heaps in work. For the most part the macbook airs that we have are reasonably reliable. Still got a load of mid 2011 machines floating round that are slowly starting to die out. I seriously doubt the new pro's will manage to outlive the older ones.

This kind of crap just makes my life more difficult. Apple don't get any money out of me on laptops or desktops.
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Old 05-10-18, 02:50 PM
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this sort of thing should be illegal. Yes taking it to an authorised repair service should invalidate a warranty, but to render the device inoperable is sabotage.
This is a disgrace and someone should make a stance on this!
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Old 05-10-18, 08:34 PM
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That's unfortunate. I really wish right-to-repair rules were law so manufacturers had to follow certain guidelines. Luckily there are other options out there for laptops unless you require MacOS.
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Louis Rossman will be thrilled lmfao.
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Old 05-10-18, 09:18 PM
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"a consumer-friendly design decision." and apple have never been a thing
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Louis Rossman will be thrilled lmfao.

Was just thinking this
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Old 06-10-18, 05:51 PM
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Looks like this kill switch hasn't been enabled yet, at least according to ifixit.

https://ifixit.org/blog/11673/
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