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Apple MacBook Pro, iMac Pro repairable without proprietary software: iFixit

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After reports emerged about using its proprietary software for Pro and Pro repairs, iFixit took the task upon itself to find out if third-party repairs are actually impossible without the

The repair firm found that the so called secret repair kill switch has not been activated yet, meaning third-party repairs even without the software are possible.

Previous reports indicated that replacing certain parts on devices equipped with the custom requires proprietary software to complete the repairing, otherwise the devices become unusable.

iFixit stresses in its blog that independent repair is possible with the computers, however, the company may soon change that owing to user security concerns.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, October 06 2018. 17:35 IST
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