To celebrate Independence Day in the United States, the folks at iFixit are offering free “iPhone Liberation Kits” from 1 July until 5 July. The kits, which are being offered for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5, include all the tools needed to replace Apple’s proprietary pentalobe screws with standard Phillips screws. iFixit offered free shipping to the first 1,776 people who ordered them, but they quickly sold those, so now you’ll have to pay $5 shipping per order. follow link
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- ExtraBITS for 1 July 2013 (01 Jul 13)
Liberate Your iPhone With a Free Repair Kit from iFixit
I can't figure out how to get free shipping. A shipping charge was added when I used the wizard to enter shipping information. Has anyone used the process without incurring shipping charges?
The shipping is not free; it costs at least five dollars.
OK, thanks. I don't want to complain, because this is still an amazing deal. The article did mention free shipping, though, so I just wanted to check. Thanks again.
They sold out of the 1,776 kits fast. They're now offering the kits for free for the rest of the week, but with shipping charges: http://www.ifixit.com/LiberationWeekSoldOut
Excellent tip! Kits for my and my wife's iPhones 4S are ordered.