repairs

You Should Save 4% Of Your New Home’s Cost For Repairs

You Should Save 4% Of Your New Home’s Cost For Repairs

A surprisingly large number of new homeowners are feeling regret after their purchase, largely because of unexpected costs associated with the purchase, reports a new survey of 1,500 homeowners from personal finance website Bankrate.

Repairability Is Less Important Than Upgradeability

Repairability Is Less Important Than Upgradeability

I really love looking at iFixIt’s teardowns of recently released hardware. And they also do some great advocacy work on the “right to repair” – something many tech companies including Apple have been fighting against. iFixIt gives each device a repairability score – their view of how easy a device…

How (And Why) To Replace Your iPhone Battery

How (And Why) To Replace Your iPhone Battery

Got an iPhone 6 or 6s? Chances are you’re dealing with a slightly slower smartphone thanks to Apple’s reveal that it was slowing down iOS devices affected by degraded batteries. The company has since announced it will offer battery replacements for iPhone 6 and later devices. But whether or not…