Apple is known to be against 3rd party repairs. Previously, it was confirmed by the company itself that the T2 chip in Macs were also made to discourage 3rd party repairs. Apple has cited reasons for this with the foremost being security and fraud. It is understandable that unsuspecting people can be scammed with inferior repairs which are cheaper than Apple’s services.
However, known Apple repairers such as iFixIt have accused the company of monopolizing its products after-sales services. Now, Apple has reportedly activated a software lock on iPhone batteries to make it difficult for unofficial replacements as well.
According to an iFixit report, Apple [...]
Apple launched three iPhone models late last year and news about the upcoming iPhones is already creating a buzz online. The iPhones launched by Apple in September 2018 include the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Reports claim that Apple will once again launch three iPhone models in the year 2019. Most notably a leakster claims that the top end iPhone for 2019 will have a triple rear camera setupWSJ Report
Reports published by the Wall Street Journal support the claim that Apple will indeed launch three smartphones this year in the month of September. Apple is likely to introduce a successor to the colourful iPhone XR which will also have an LCD display and [...]
The much awaited iPhone XR is going to be available for pre-order in India starting October 19, more than a month after it was unveiled alongside the iPhone XS and XS Max at Apple’s event in September. The iPhone XR is the cheapest of the three iPhones launched this year by Apple and is the company’s alternative for those who aren’t looking for a premium device. The device is available in attractive colours but lacks a few features when compared to the XS and XS Max. The iPhone XR will retail at a price of Rs 76,900 for its 64 GB base variant in India.
The device can be pre-ordered on Apple’s official website and can be booked via offline retail [...]