Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Macworld Expo 2011: iFixit wields their magic in person  (Read 557 times)
HCK
Global Moderator
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 79433



« on: January 30, 2011, 07:00:13 am »

Macworld Expo 2011: iFixit wields their magic in person


On stage at Macworld 2011, two of our friends from iFixit, Kyle Weins and Luke Soules, attempted to fix broken Apple stuff right in front of an audience. The session was moderated by Chris Breen, who asked the audience to bring up their broken gear in the hope that it could be fixed right on the spot.

iFixit, for those that don't know, is a firm that not only posts teardowns of popular Apple products, but strongly believes in empowering users with the ability to fix their own Apple equipment, and sells replacement parts and tool kits to allow people to do it. As Luke attempted repairs, Kyle described exactly what was going on. During the session, they unfortunately weren't successful at any repairs but they were working under some impossible conditions. People in the audience had a lot of different broken things, and iFixit was only able to bring in two boxes of parts, which limited them dramatically.
Continue reading Macworld Expo 2011: iFixit wields their magic in personMacworld Expo 2011: iFixit wields their magic in person originally appeared on TUAW on Sat, 29 Jan 2011 20:00:00 EST.  Please see our terms for use of feeds.Source | Permalink | Email this | Comments

http://www.tuaw.com/2011/01/29/macworld-expo-2011-ifixit-wields-their-magic-in-person/
Logged
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to: