Right to Repair


Samsung Designating 50 uBreakiFix Locations as Flagship Repair Stores

by Shawnee Blackwood

The stores will feature increased Samsung branding, including a recycling drop box for small electronics, making e-waste recycling more accessible. In 2023 alone, these stores have collected 49,000 pounds of e-waste.

Tags:Right to Repair| Samsung| Smartphones| Smartwatches| uBreakiFix

Right to Repair, A New Channel of Opportunity for Display Manufacturers

by Omid Rahmat

The European Commission (EC) is implementing a new set of rights and tools to make repair services more accessible and convenient for consumers. These initiatives include a right for consumers to request repair from …

Tags:Digital Signage| Right to Repair| Smartphones| TVs

Samsung Takes a Swing at the Aftermarket for AMOLEDs

by Omid Rahmat

Engadget is reporting on Samsung’s case at the International Trade Commission (ITC) that it claims may hurt the right to repair movement just as it is taking off. Several businesses are named in Samsung’s …

Tags:AMOLED| Right to Repair| Samsung

Apple Expands Self-Repair Programme to Europe

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Apple has extended its ‘self-repair’ programme for iPhones and Macs to the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Sweden, and Poland. New countries were added to the dropdown on Apple’s special …

Tags:Apple| Europe| Right to Repair| warranty

Samsung may be readying a Self Repair Assistant app

by Bob Raikes

What They Say reports that Samsung has submitted a patent application in the US for a “Self Repair Assistant” that is described as a “computer application software for mobile phones” for self-repair, self-maintenance, and self-installation …

Tags:Repair| Right to Repair| Samsung| Smartphones

Rtings Asks – How Long Should a TV Last?

by Bob Raikes

Rtings.com, the US-based testing and review site, is conducting an interesting test of the longevity of TVs as they have a lot of sets that they keep after they have reviewed them. Looking at …

Tags:Repair| Right to Repair| TVs (TV Sets)| warranty

Links Week Starting 10th October 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. For the next couple of weeks, we …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| Right to Repair| Samsung| Smart TV| Smartphone Market| warranty