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ditto1958
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Planned obsolescence

Postby ditto1958 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:38 pm

I have an iPad Mini, a gen 2,that still performs perfectly well for what I need/use it for. Except the charging port is worn out, and the battery is also wearing out.

I could get it fixed, but that would take time and money. And I’d be without my iPad. :(

I new one is $400, substantially more than what I paid for my current one. I also don’t need any of the improvements the new one may have.

Humbug.
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Re: Planned obsolescence

Postby North Country Gal » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:33 am

I feel your pain. Really is aggravating.
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Re: Planned obsolescence

Postby Les » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:10 pm

Can't you just replace the battery, or isn't that feasible?
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Re: Planned obsolescence

Postby ditto1958 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:48 pm

Well, they are replaceable, but by the time I’d get that and the charging port done, the cost would start adding up.
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