Use This iPhone Case and Your iPhone Will Be Replaced if It Breaks

Though we still prefer to stay naked when it comes to the iPhone, here's a pretty solid alternative for those people paranoid of shattering the fragile beauty that is the iPhone: Cellhelmet. It's a case that not only protects your iPhone but will also pay for a replacement iPhone if your iPhone breaks. » 5/14/12 8:20pm 5/14/12 8:20pm

You Won't Fix My Hard Drive Because I WROTE on the Label?

Almost no one reads the lengthy terms and conditions that come with nearly every piece of technology. But here's a reason you may want to start: Toshiba is charging a customer over $400 to fix his friend's hard drive because he wrote "X Faulty" on the label. » 4/25/11 5:40pm 4/25/11 5:40pm

Apple Extends Free Graphics-Related Repair Offer For Older MacBook Pros

Before we had the great unibody fail-off of 2009, another batch of MacBooks began to falter on account of shoddy Nvidia hardware. Apple has extended their free repair offer on those laptops from two to three years after the date of purchase. From the support article:
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Microsoft Allegedly Knew Xbox 360 Was Scratching Discs

Unsealed documents in a lawsuit over an Xbox 360 that repeatedly scratched a dude's games suggest that Microsoft knew all about the problem, but rejected all three possible solutions prior to the 360's launch. » 12/15/08 9:30pm 12/15/08 9:30pm

Green Umbrella Gives You One Extended Warranty For Almost All Your…

Green Umbrella has a very interesting service plan: a all-in-one extended warranty plan that covers all your gadgets for three years. You pay $9.99 a month, and it'll cover most of your home electronics (TVs, Computers) and appliances (Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators, Microwaves) as long as they come with at least a 90… » 8/04/08 3:30pm 8/04/08 3:30pm

Tip: Shooting a Malfunctioning Device with a Shotgun Voids the Warranty

Man, companies are always trying to screw ya. Take warranties, for example. They'll void them for practically anything these days! Just ask Keith Walendowski of Milwaukee, WI (pictured). All he did was shoot his lawnmower with a sawed-off shotgun, and now the company who makes it says the warranty is voided. What a… » 7/25/08 6:40pm 7/25/08 6:40pm

Got a Bum Strum, Get a Free Game

EA's warranty efforts to replace broken Rock Band Guitars has been seeing some delays, and in response to the delayed replacements, EA is offering a free game for those who are affected. So, those of you who still have a bum strum button and haven't requested a replacement, you might want to do it soon, so you at-least … » 12/03/07 7:50pm 12/03/07 7:50pm

Stupid Guy Sues Microsoft for $5 Million Because Halo 3 Crashed His…

Randy Nunez's Xbox 360 is being beaten to death by Halo 3, so that it "routinely, consistently, and systematically 'froze,' 'crashed,' or 'locked up.'" Naturally, this "disrupted game play." For his pain and suffering of having to reset his console to resume getting teabagged, he wants $5 million and class action status,… » 11/28/07 4:00pm 11/28/07 4:00pm