Is Apple's behavior ILLEGAL?? - iMac Pro Repair Pt. 2

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  • Published: 10 July 2018
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Comments • 16 423

  • Charlie Waisaka
    Charlie Waisaka  3 hours back

    apple suckssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

    • Paul P
      Paul P  7 hours back

      Apple sucks!
      Just stop being fan boys...
      And be Real boys :)

      • jbfeelings
        jbfeelings  9 hours back

        STOP BUYING APPLE!

        • baseskizl_82
          baseskizl_82  16 hours back

          In America you have to warranty a device regardless of how many stickers you place on a device that states warranty void if removed.

          • Jerry Doe
            Jerry Doe  19 hours back

            Apple is just trash, i think my last macbook pro, ipad and iphone i got rid off in 2013. for a business decision it was a pretty good one.

            • SiLvEr1K sumting
              SiLvEr1K sumting  1 days back

              omfg i didnt notice the sparks from the screen until linus pounted it out

              • OH YEAH MR KRABS
                OH YEAH MR KRABS  2 days back

                iMac has left the chat

                • vincentstriqe
                  vincentstriqe  2 days back

                  Stating the repair cost would be more than a new one happened to my phone but 70 for a display 120 for a chassis or 180 new is reasonable but talkin about 5k is hilarious... that would be saying apple is even making loss selling them in Shell because if u calculate maybe 3-4 hours of work from someone Trained for it is like 80 Max then you pay die Shopping n Stuff let's say all 300 $ above the own price makes the 3 missing parts like 5k .... Yeah no

                  • cassio oliveira
                    cassio oliveira  2 days back

                    Know a few guys that work at ios suport and this is kinda common, ive seen 4 years old pcs getting repair denied because "product was descontinuated on your country"

                    • Naruto Uzamaki
                      Naruto Uzamaki  3 days back

                      apple repair service is worst all over the world.... that what I often here from my friends also....

                      • Rubiks _Playz
                        Rubiks _Playz  3 days back

                        Everybody hates apple lol why my Mac book pro is working just fine and I have been using it for years it is like razer they are just too expensive and bad at repairs but if you take care of them it will last very long

                        • AwesomeFrost
                          AwesomeFrost  3 days back

                          "Canadian Rupees"

                          • Nrc
                            Nrc  3 days back

                            i purchased the 5k macbook pro[32gb ram 4tb ssd 9th gen i9] and just hope apple accepts an repair if anything happens to it. its a laptop if i accedently drop it i need someone to repair.

                            • Da Be
                              Da Be  4 days back

                              Apple. Not even once.

                              • some human being
                                some human being  4 days back

                                Just buy an used mac.
                                the parts arent fused to the case.

                                • LeadUR Subconscious
                                  LeadUR Subconscious  4 days back

                                  ONCE APPLE REALIZED WHO HE WAS AND HOW MANY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ARE CAREFULLY WATCHING ALOT MONEY TO RISK, THEY ARE CHANGING THEIR STORY LINEUP AND FALSE CLAIMS, SAYING A DIFF STORY, BUT HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE SCREWED OVER A CONSUMER WHO IS NOT FAMOUS OR HAS POWER LIKE LTT HAS AND HAVE TO EAT IT , SO GLAD THEY SPEAK OUT FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE

                                  • LeadUR Subconscious
                                    LeadUR Subconscious  4 days back

                                    apple is stupid , the cost of one computer is NOTHING compare the eyeful watch of a BIG TIME FAMOUS YOUTUBER IN THE INDUSTRY making apple look not so good, they will lose BIGGER THAN EVER only for one computer that means nothing compared to being destroyed in the public EYE lol

                                    • M. B.
                                      M. B.  4 days back

                                      the board is hot, back alley deals means stolen

                                      • JP Guthrie
                                        JP Guthrie  4 days back

                                        Oh please, Apple is not doing something that is not widely practiced. Nikon and other companies have done the same thing for more than a decade. Parts are sold only to authorized third-party repair centers, and you can get repairs on newer equipment only at these centers. This is not a conspiracy to rip off customers, but to make sure they get proper service and protect the integrity of the products. It is quite likely that if "Joe's Computer Repair" could buy parts and do repairs, he might indeed be able to fix a new iMac Pro, but then again, he might not, or he might try to order replacement parts for other purposes. There has always been a problem in the industry of people buying new parts, and then using them to convert or modify machines which are then sold to unknowing customers as something they aren't. Nikon produced a titanium F2 camera which was made in limited numbers, and (at one time) commanded a big price. Nikon also produced a large number of parts for these cameras, selling them to the public. Unscrupulous people bought up all these parts, and used them to produce F2 titanium cameras using earlier F2 bodies. The result of this was a large number of poorly made F2 cameras which gave the camera a poor reputation for reliability, and which brought down the prices of the genuine cameras. Since then, Nikon has refused to sell such parts to anyone but authorized repairers, and Nikon is not the only company which does this. Do not blame Apple for this situation, blame the crooks who work the parts and repair systems to rip off Apple and customers.

                                        • rain train
                                          rain train  5 days back

                                          *puts ram in socket*
                                          Apple:
                                          "dO YoU hAvE A LIcEnCE FoR ThAT"

                                          • Russell Sears
                                            Russell Sears  5 days back

                                            Gotta keeping making that 100 million a year pay check for the CEO.

                                            • a3igner
                                              a3igner  5 days back

                                              crazy. thanks for sharing this. its all supposed to be a disposable product? thats very environmentally unconscious and very out of fashion.

                                              • David Mage
                                                David Mage  6 days back

                                                If you buy Apple products you deserve to be treated like shit. And don't even try to refute.

                                                • A.Kompot
                                                  A.Kompot  6 days back

                                                  12:43 does someone know where from that "nya" sound comes from?

                                                  • denelson83
                                                    denelson83  7 days back

                                                    Thank goodness I boycott all Apple products.

                                                    FUCK. YOU. APPLE. You're a PIECE OF SHIT!

                                                    • 5Ft Giraffe
                                                      5Ft Giraffe  7 days back

                                                      3k Apple fans.....131 normal people

                                                      • bunnyfreakz
                                                        bunnyfreakz  1 weeks back

                                                        Remember Apple was symbol of freedom against Microsoft ruthless monopoly LMAO.

                                                      • Boom Bitch
                                                        Boom Bitch  1 weeks back

                                                        apple is dead

                                                        • Jaa Tee yee
                                                          Jaa Tee yee  1 weeks back

                                                          They charge so much because people have emotional attachment to their apple device and want to keep the original computer. If your grandma breaks it cost more to fix her then get a new grandma.

                                                          • Dylan Lewis
                                                            Dylan Lewis  1 weeks back

                                                            This frustrating situation unintentionally produced your most interesting series yet. I'm curious to see how other high-end computer manufacturers would handle this kind of situation. Such as razer, alienware, lenovo, etc. Apple set the bar pretty low, so I'm sure even dell could do better.

                                                            • Mask
                                                              Mask  1 weeks back

                                                              When your watching this on a iPhone 😕

                                                              • Wil Cranberry
                                                                Wil Cranberry  1 weeks back

                                                                And people STILL buy apple products, Why?

                                                                • LizardKing
                                                                  LizardKing  1 weeks back

                                                                  If fanboys stop buying from apple for one year then they probeby will get ther shit together and atleast try making somthing deacent

                                                                  • Anerythm
                                                                    Anerythm  1 weeks back

                                                                    I hate Apple anyway sooo.... Fuck Apple Inc. Fuck Steve Jobs (don't take it too serious, just a little bit)

                                                                    • Douglas Jones
                                                                      Douglas Jones  1 weeks back

                                                                      NEVER BUY APPLE PRODUCTS!! They believe they are above industry standards.

                                                                      • Douglas Jones
                                                                        Douglas Jones  1 weeks back

                                                                        WTF is a Canadian Rupee???? Is Canada on India's money system???? WTF

                                                                        • Bryan Rentoul
                                                                          Bryan Rentoul  1 weeks back

                                                                          Oh yeah nad, we're all STILl trying to explain the stupid simple to even our best Apple friends. WTF? HOW?! LOL sigh

                                                                          • Bryan Rentoul
                                                                            Bryan Rentoul  1 weeks back

                                                                            One year and what do you know? Nothing has improved. I recently, begrudgingly went the hackintosh route. It sucks. But I just cannot have yet another 27" screen failure or machine gone weeks at a time for stupid simple RAM or SSD faults. I will never understand WHY Apple behaves like this. That get so much right and yet the biggest, stupidest thing of all. Oh well.

                                                                            • Save The Human5
                                                                              Save The Human5  1 weeks back

                                                                              Simple!!! just stop use APPLE products.............end of history :)

                                                                              • TheAngryDanishViking
                                                                                TheAngryDanishViking  2 weeks back

                                                                                I think this is an american thing. Here in denmark we got a lot more stricter rules protecting the customers which means this stuff really wouldn't happen here due to local-country laws superseding Apple Rules.

                                                                                • michael andrews
                                                                                  michael andrews  2 weeks back

                                                                                  This what happens when you live in a conuntry where the people let corporations walk all over them and then stick up for their bad behaviour because god forbid you might offend someone.

                                                                                  • Marian Baciu
                                                                                    Marian Baciu  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I have an idea DON'T BUY ANYTHING FROM APPLE!!!!!!

                                                                                    • Gregory Grieves
                                                                                      Gregory Grieves  2 weeks back

                                                                                      APPLE BLOWS DOGS FOR QUARTERS!!!!

                                                                                      • James Wallace
                                                                                        James Wallace  2 weeks back

                                                                                        apple acolytes truly believe apple is decades more advanced than other products.

                                                                                        • Heartworks Woodcrafting

                                                                                          Well I’ll never buy an apple anyway, but now I’m never gonna buy an apple. Hahaha.

                                                                                          • Maharshi Ghosh
                                                                                            Maharshi Ghosh  2 weeks back

                                                                                            What are canadian rupees, are you talking about canadian dollars or indian rupees

                                                                                            • Major Ramsey
                                                                                              Major Ramsey  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Those article headlines are exactly why Trump calls out fake news.

                                                                                              • Arjun Chatterjee
                                                                                                Arjun Chatterjee  2 weeks back

                                                                                                Best line from the video, "If that were true, I think we shouldn't buy computers from them at all!"