Water damage

07.06.12
Apple still trying for water damage indicator patent, drop-prone device owners twitch (update: granted)
07.06.12

Apple still trying for water damage indicator patent, drop-prone device owners twitch (update: granted)

Apple has already sought to patent some elaborate water damage detection methods, but it's also a...

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02.20.12
Apple patent shows designs for more accurate water damage sensors
02.20.12

Apple patent shows designs for more accurate water damage sensors

Without a doubt, the purveyance of personal electronics has changed our lives -- not only have they...

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12.25.11
Ultrasonic screwdriver sniffs out carbon fiber damage, planes book a check-up with The Doctor
12.25.11

Ultrasonic screwdriver sniffs out carbon fiber damage, planes book a check-up with The Doctor

Lighter planes means less fuel, means less money and, hopefully, lower ticket prices. Carbon fi...

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04.21.11
Greenwich, Conn., Apple Store closed temporarily due to flooding
04.21.11

Greenwich, Conn., Apple Store closed temporarily due to flooding

A mishap at a Greenwich, Conn., Apple Store resulted in the activation of the sprinkler system an...

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02.01.11
Apple's softened "water damage" policy gains notice
02.01.11

Apple's softened "water damage" policy gains notice

Quite a buzz has appeared recently about Apple's updated water damage policies. These policies actu...

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10.23.09
Win a Square Trade accident-coverage iPhone warranty from TUAW
10.23.09

Win a Square Trade accident-coverage iPhone warranty from TUAW

Two weekends ago, Diet Coke was accidentally spilled onto my MacBook Pro Keyboard. The machine, a C...

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08.13.09
Your headphones' mic not working? Don't sweat it.
08.13.09

Your headphones' mic not working? Don't sweat it.

While I love the functionality of Apple's microphone-enabled headphones (both the Apple Earphones wi...

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07.20.09
To AppleCare or not to AppleCare -- that is the question
07.20.09

To AppleCare or not to AppleCare -- that is the question

The following is a re-enactment of the mysterious and sudden failure of Megan Lavey's MacBook. It wa...

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05.05.09
Apple to replace water-damaged iPhones via out-of-warranty service
05.05.09

Apple to replace water-damaged iPhones via out-of-warranty service

ifoAppleStore is reporting that Apple has instituted a new policy that will let iPhone owners swap t...

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