FTC warns companies that void warranties over using third-party services

The days of reading the small print to see whether a repair or new part for your ailing laptop will void its warranty may be coming to an end. The FTC has officially warned several companies that thei

Apple Could Face Scrutiny Over Standard Warranty Duration On Products In The EU

Apple has <a title="Italy Fines Apple $1.2 Million Over AppleCareĀ Sales" href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/27/italy-fines-apple-1-2-million-over-applecare-sales/">faced heat in Italy over its

Seagate cuts warranty from 5 to 3 years on some hard drives

Just a quick note: Seagate is cutting some hard drives warranty from 5 to 3 years which will take effect on January 3, 2009. If you pick one up before that date however, it will stay carry the longer

Asus wants you to break the seal

It’s good to hear good sense coming from a good company like Asus . Sure, one can argue back and forth whether their motherboards are better or worse than Abit’s, or Gigabyte’s, but

GameStop no longer offering Xbox 360 replacement plan

If the failure rate of the Xbox 360 doesn’t start improving soon, even Best Buy of all places will stop offering a replacement plan for the console. Normally, these plans are designed to increas

Four States In Need Of AppleCare Reform

Oh Alabama, Connecticut, Nevada, and Wyoming — why can’t you be more like the other states? If you live in one of the aforementioned places, don’t bother buying AppleCare for your ne