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Category: repair

Category: repair

Microsoft keeps pushing toward repairability, now with Xbox controller parts

Enlarge / Microsoft does not currently sell an Xbox-branded repair tray with dozens of perfect little slots for screws and components. But there’s nothing stopping them from doing so, I might suggest. (credit: Microsoft/YouTube) If you’re the type of person who hates the idea of giving Microsoft another $65 for a new controller (or more than $100 for an Elite Series 2) because you know there’s just one part broken, Microsoft has a store for you. It’s small, but it’s something. Direct from Microsoft, you can now buy a half-dozen Xbox repair and replacement parts for both the Xbox Elite Wireless

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Apple Pencils can’t draw straight on third-party replacement iPad screens

Enlarge / iCorrect’s attempts to draw a straight line on an iPad Pro with a third-party replacement screen led them to look at the screen’s embedded chips for parts-pairing problems. (credit: iCorrect UK) The latest part of an Apple device to demand a repair by its maker appears to be the screens on newer iPads. Reports from repair shops and customers suggest that Apple Pencils no longer work properly on non-genuine Apple screens, as they draw squiggly lines on a diagonal instead of straight. Ricky Panesar, CEO of UK repair firm iCorrect, told Forbes that screens replaced on newer iPad

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