Apple has announced a screen replacement program for aluminum Series 2 and 3 Apple Watches whose screens have cracked in a particular way.
You may have trouble flying with a recalled 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro due to its potential fire hazard. It remains to be seen how airline and airport staff will distinguish between affected and unaffected units and those whose batteries have been replaced.
Apple has issued a recall for certain 15-inch MacBook Pros sold between 2015 and 2017 due to a fire hazard caused by overheating batteries, and Apple even says to not use affected computers until they’re repaired.
Failing displays in 13-inch MacBook Pro models from 2016 have prompted another repair program from Apple.
Apple is once again attempting to address issues with its MacBook Pro butterfly keyboards with a new design for its updated laptop models and an expanded repair program for existing ones. Oh, and there are faster processors.
If you have an iPhone X that’s suffering from touch-related problems, or a non-Touch Bar model of the 13-inch MacBook Pro purchased between June 2017 and June 2018, you’ll want to take advantage of Apple’s latest repair programs.
Apple has announced a replacement program for faulty logic boards in certain units of the iPhone 8. If your iPhone 8 is suffering problems, check to see if its serial number is in the range of units eligible for replacement.
Apple’s new service program won’t increase key travel for the butterfly-switch keyboards in the MacBook or MacBook Pro, but it does eliminate any worry about a $700 repair if your keyboard fails after the warranty expires.
Apple has distributed a document to Apple Authorized Service Providers discussing how to deal with microphone failures in iPhone 7 and 7 Plus units running iOS 11.3 or later. A repair may be required.
Those of you with non-Touch Bar models of the 13-inch MacBook Pro should swing by Apple's Web site to see if your Mac may be covered by a program that replaces batteries that could expand, damaging the laptop.