Apple’s timid concession to the right to repair

Apple has published a statement this November announcing that it will make manuals, tools and spare parts available to users so that they can make their own repairs. Consumers will be able to repair their phones and computers by the beginning of 2022 in the United States, and by the end of the year in the European Union.


The Self Service Repair programme announced by Apple comes after years of lobbying by the US Federal Trade Commission, the European Union, and the Right to Repair platform. The news has been hailed as a small victory for consumers. Still, as the folks at iFixit, the electronics repair manual portal and a leading proponent of the Right to Repair, explain, the devil is in the details.

“Apple is modelling this self-repair service along the lines of its restrictive Independent Repair Provider (IRP) programme,” iFixit warns. That is, only new parts can be purchased directly from Apple, at Apple’s prices, and components from other devices or suppliers are not allowed to be used, thus removing any incentive to repair these devices outside of Apple’s official repair network.

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11Onze is becoming a phenomenon as the first Fintech community in Catalonia. Now, it releases the first version of El Canut, the super app of 11Onze, for Android and Apple. El Canut, the first universal account can be opened in Catalan territory.

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  1. Daniela SimónDaniela Simón says:
  2. Joaquin Lopez ArandaJoaquin Lopez Aranda says:

    Aixo esta molt be.

  3. Pere SorianoPere Soriano says:

    Bona informació. Hem de saber triar per les nostres necessitats. Gran part d’usuaris no treuen rendiment dels productes adquirits, només primen poder lluir-los.

  4. Francesc Estafanell PujolFrancesc Estafanell Pujol says:
    Francesc de Borja

    Apple ven aquesta “exclusivitat” de marca que distingeix als seus usuaris A mi em sembla una marca massa cara però és el. seu sistema de fidelitzar clients

    • Jordi CollJordi Coll says:

      Doncs sí, és així mateix, i l’avantatge més gran és que qui té Apple s’estalvia anuncis, però com a desavantatge hi veig que estàs molt llimitat en segons quines descàrregues i per exemple, la música, només pot passar per la seva App d’iTunes. Moltes gràcies pel teu comentari, Francesc!!!

      3 years ago
  5. Josep RuaixJosep Ruaix says:

    Molt bo 👏👏👏👏

  6. alicia Coiduras Charlesalicia Coiduras Charles says:

    Es la manera de fer veure que compleixen la llei enganyifa
    Haurien de penalitzar i amb sancions grans el no compliment

  7. Ricard Calvo VilanovaRicard Calvo Vilanova says:
  8. Joan Santacruz CarlúsJoan Santacruz Carlús says:

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