• Apple Warns Newer Macs Have A Serious Limitation

    29 days ago - By Forbes

    Apple's T2 Security Chip isn't just blocking Linux - it's also blocking repairs.
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  • Apple confirms its T2 chip will block some third-party repairs

    Apple confirms its T2 chip will block some third-party repairs

    29 days ago - By The Next Web

    Apple yesterday confirmed that its new security chip T2 - which it uses in MacBooks launched this year - will prevent third-party repairs to some degree. Responding to a query from The Verge, the company verified that parts like the logic board and Touch ID components for the new Macbooks can't be replaced by a third-party repair shop - and so you'll have to visit an authorized Apple service center to get your laptops fixed. However, it didn't confirm if this extends to last year's iMac Pro - the T2 chip's first host. Details about Apple's new chip blocking third-party...
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  • Apple T2 chip confirmed to have kill switch for DIY repairs

    Apple T2 chip confirmed to have kill switch for DIY repairs

    29 days ago - By SlashGear

    The folks over at iFixit recently celebrated a small victory for third-party repair industry when exceptions to the DMCA allowed self-repairs for certain classes of devices. That victory, however, might have been short-lived at least as far as Apple's latest Mac products are concerned. Because while some part of the new Macs and MacBooks can be replaced with no problem...
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