Apple "screwing" new iPhones out of simple DIY repair

Tagged: apple, DIY, iPhones, repair, Technology
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 36 weeks ago

"Apple is making it more difficult for iPhone 4 owners to perform simple DIY repairs by replacing common Phillps head screws with a rare "pentalobe" screws. While newer iPhone 4s have included the screws from the factory, it is also Apple policy to replace any Phillips head screws with the new pentalobe screws whenever an iPhone 4 is taken in for service." "This screw head clearly has one purpose," iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens told Ars. "To keep you out." | more

 

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falmatrix2r
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talking about iphone 4 when 5 is gonna hit pretty soon now
nah, WP7 FTW :p

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damn lagg

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Nothing a nice warranty and metric hammers can't fix.

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