We’ve repaired for over five years in our communities. Now we are witnessing worrying developments, including the emergence of products that are simply — and unnecessarily — disposable. Some are even single-use.
Apple admitted it has released software updates reducing performance for some of its iPhone models, when the capacity of the battery degrades. However they didn’t address the exact circumstances and why users are not notified. We think we deserve more transparency from them and other manufacturers.
The first version of the Open Repair Data Standard (ORDS) is now ready, following the initial meeting of the Open Repair Alliance’s founding members in October during Fixfest.
We are publishing findings of a research project with Nottingham Trent University to find out more about participants to Restart Parties
We took the opportunity to research commercial repair businesses in East London to come up with initial criteria to help find reliable options