[NTLK] FW: iFixit: Apple ¹ s Diabolical Plan to Screw Your iPhone

R A Parker RAParker at Newted.ORG
Fri Jan 21 23:16:06 EST 2011

It's not the first time. The more things change…

The first time I had ever heard of a Torx bit was because of the Mac Plus. I remember I had to order a special 12" bit/driver from a 3rd party supplier, in the back of the MacWorld magazine. Not cheap. And, I had to even supply my own grip.


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My name is R A Parker. I own a Newton and a Mac.

On Jan 21, 2011, at 5:44 PM, Lord Groundhog wrote:

> I don't normally forward stuff and especially not to a list, but this seems
> important to us.  I don't like manufacturers telling me they're going to
> stop me from repairing or modding something once I put my money down to own
> it, and I see that there's a fair few of us who might feel the same.
> So here it is.  The problem:  Apple wants to lock iPhone owners out of their
> phones.  The solution:  ifixit is selling the key.  Check out the links for
> the story and the photos that explain what's at stake, and see what you
> think.  
> Shalom. 
> Christian 

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