Are you fed up with the cost of MacBook repairs? A new unofficial tool could be a ray of hope

A German repair shop repaired a sensor on an Apple MacBook that managed to bypass protections put in place by the company to prevent unauthorized third parties from performing such repairs.

Forbes reports that the NotebookNerds team (in Dortmund, Germany) accomplished the feat using a tool (called ‘Nerd.Tool.1’) designed specifically to facilitate a single MacBook repair. That is, the lid sensor (on MacBook Pro and Air) that detects if the laptop is closed.

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