Apple is blocking third-party repairs on new Mac computers



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A lot of us rely on third-party repair shops when our Macs go bust. But according to a report by MacRumors, Apple’s new security chip (called T2) will prevent any component replacements in the new MacBook Pros and iMac Pro from non-authorised repair centers. An internal document – distributed to Apple Authorized repair centers – obtained by MacRumors suggests that after replacing components, a ‘system configurations’ software checks if the replaced parts are authentic. After a T2-equipped Apple system is repaired, it’ll only boot up if a diagnostic software called Apple Service Toolkit 2 gives it a green signal. The software is only available…

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