Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Dirty Diesel Cars


Volkswagen has reached an agreement with federal and state authorities to repair or replace about 500,000 diesel cars in the U.S., according to court documents released Thursday. The cars were equipped with software designed to deceive emissions tests. Under the agreement, announced Thursday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Volkswagen will pay back an undetermined amount of money to owners of the affected vehicles. Volkswagen confirmed that an agreement in principle had been reached.

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Cost of out-of-warranty Apple Watch Sport repairs drops to $199

Article Image As of this week, the Apple Watch is not only cheaper to buy, but also to repair in the event that it’s broken without an AppleCare+ warranty, with a new cost of $199 per incident.

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Apple offers free repairs for 2013 Mac Pros with defective video cards

Article Image Apple has launched a free repair program for 2013 Mac Pros dealing with faulty video cards, in some cases believed to be responsible for problems like distorted or non-existent graphics, as well as freezing, reboots, sudden shutdowns, or even a system failing to start.

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Teardown of 21.5" iMac with 4K Retina display finds new LG LCD, no PCIe SSD slot, soldered-on CPU

Article Image After repair experts at iFixit got their hands on Apple’s new 21.5-inch 4K iMac on Friday they immediately tore it down to find a new high-resolution LG LCD panel and internal design tweaks that make aftermarket upgrades even more difficult.

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Retina MacBook Pro owners plagued by supposed screen coating damage, call on Apple to take action

A small cadre of Retina MacBook Pro owners are calling for Apple to replace or repair their laptops after discovering what appears to be irreparable damage to an antireflective screen coating layer, a problem the group has dubbed “staingate.”

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Fraudster jailed for laundering stolen iPhones through Apple's repair service

Fraudster Edward Hornsey discovered a loophole in Apple’s repair or replace service, exploited it to make thousands of dollars, and has now been jailed for his trouble.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/15/fraudster-jailed-for-laundering-stolen-iphones-through-apple-repair-service/

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Apple announces repair program for MacBook Pro laptops exhibiting video issues

Apple on Thursday announced a new repair program for certain previous-generation MacBook Pro laptops suffering from distorted video, unexpected restarts and other issues, saying these faulty units will be repaired for free.



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First iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus teardowns reveal high-capacity batteries, reworked innards

Coming just hours after Apple launched the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday, repair firms and blogs are already performing teardowns of the two handsets to reveal major component redesigns and layout tweaks necessitated by a super-thin form factor.



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Third-party chargers, Lightning cables reportedly damage iPhone power management IC

An iOS device repair company in the UK reports third-party charging accessories are causing damage to a critical power management component in Apple’s iPhone 5, unable to properly charge its battery.



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Telex Headset System

Telex Headset System Repair in Columbus, OhioYes, proVanceTek does provides troubleshooting for existing theatrical audio and lighting systems. We service a number of manufacturer’s systems, including Leviton Colortran, ETC, JBL, EV, Shure, etc.

We just visited a venue that has an in-house Telex intercom system that was having issues. After some troubleshooting, we identified the issue that was causing the problems and was able to resolve the symptoms they were experiencing.

Additionally, while we were on-site, we performed some routine maintenance on their various intercom components; headsets, intercom boxes, cables, etc.