The era of fixing your own phone has nearly arrived


Fresh off big wins with Google, Samsung and Valve, iFixit says more parts deals are nigh

Google, Samsung and Valve have deals to provide spare parts via iFixit.

“The thing that’s changing the game more than anything else is the French repairability scorecard,” says Wiens, referring to a 2021 law that requires tech companies to reveal how repairable their phones are — on a scale of 0.0 to 10.0 — right next to their pricetag.

^ Repairability standard

Very interesting that the legislation in Europe seems to be making a difference.

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