Apple out-of-warranty repair program an 'improvement' for consumers, but business holds concerns

Kathryn Lewis
By Kathryn Lewis
Updated April 5 2021 - 9:35pm, first published 6:30pm
Apple has launched a program through which Australian businesses can sign up to get parts required for out-of-warranty repairs of its phones and computers. Picture: Shutterstock.

Apple's new program to allow more out-of-warranty phone and computer repairs is hoped to boost choice for consumers and has been heralded as a step in the right direction to end the cycle of replace, not repair.


Kathryn Lewis

Kathryn Lewis

Canberra Times Journalist

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