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iPhone Error 53: Apple Explains Why It Disables Devices Repaired by Third Parties

Apple has confirmed that it intentionally bricks (or disables) iPhone handsets that have been repaired by third-party repairmen. Addressing the ever mounting complaints from users, the Cupertino-based company insists that it does so only to better protect user privacy and payment security. Offering further explanation to why it thinks an iPhone should be completely disabled, Apple said that disabling the ... Read More »

iPhone Error 53: Apple Is ‘Bricking’ Units Repaired by Third-Parties

If you have got your iPhone repaired from an unauthorised shop, you might want to think twice before updating your device to the next iOS update. The Cupertino-based company is seemingly intentionally bricking the devices, showing ‘Error 53’, that have been repaired by anyone else than an Apple representative. Called ‘Error 53’, the issue affects the handsets that have gotten ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Reportedly Certified by the FCC

After numerous leaks and rumours, the upcoming flagship smartphones – the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge – have reportedly passed the US FCC certification website. The documents first spotted by 9to5Google, mention several radio frequency and LTE tests for the two handsets. Nothing else has been revealed about the handsets. However, what is confirmed is the two ... Read More »