Lying about Repairability Is Now Illegal Across the EU

A European Union directive limiting greenwashing practices went into force on Tuesday, together with a ban on deceptive claims about repairability. The directive requires sellers to incorporate obtainable details about repairability and restore companies. The “empowering shoppers for the inexperienced transition” directive largely goals to limit deceptive environmental claims. Sellers will solely be allowed to […]

iFixit And Lenovo Work Together To Make Laptop Repairability The Standard

Large modifications want sturdy allies. That’s why over the previous a number of years, we’ve been working to assist producers join the fight for repair. Increasingly more, they see repairability not simply as an financial benefit, but additionally as a method to differentiate their merchandise and build brand loyalty. Individuals like merchandise that final, it […]

Colorado Wants Repairability Scores | iFixit News

Each week, we get a roundup of current developments in Proper to Restore information, courtesy of Jack Monahan and Paul Roberts from Struggle to Restore, a reader-supported publication. Signal as much as receive updates in your inbox. (It’s free!) Or change into a premium subscriber for entry to unique content material and stay occasions! Final week, the […]

2023 Repairability Wins Were Compromised By Parts Pairing

This week on the weblog, we’re rounding up the most important highlights from numerous corners of the restore world in 2023. Verify again every day for a distinct class—you possibly can already read about advocacy and Right to Repair here. There’s not significantly better than rolling up your sleeves, grabbing a spudger and a screwdriver, […]

Fairphone 5 gets 10/10 repairability rating from iFixit

Fairphone merchandise are constructed to final and with repairability in thoughts. The Fairphone 5 which launched again in September ticks all the precise bins in accordance with iFixit which took the sustainable cellphone by way of its paces of their signature teardown giving it a ten/10 repairability ranking. Fairphone 5 is extraordinarily simple to open […]

How Does the JRC Approach to Repairability Scoring Differ from iFixit’s?

On the subject of repairability scoring, iFixit isn’t the one recreation on the town anymore. Along with the French Repairability Index, the European Fee’s Joint Analysis Heart (JRC) additionally supplies a set of standards and a rubric for scoring the repairability of many gadget sorts, together with shopper electronics. It’s doubtless that the JRC methodology […]

We Are Retroactively Dropping the iPhone’s Repairability Score

We have to have a severe chat about iPhone repairability. We judged the telephones of yesteryear by how straightforward they had been to take aside—screws, glues, how laborious it was to alter a battery. However repairs have gotten trickier, by design. Software program now limits many fundamental iPhone repairs. That’s why we’ve revised the repairability […]