Apple's new iPad is thin, powerful—and a nightmare to fix when things go wrong.
When it comes to how easy the device is to repair, the $329 iPad scores a 2 out of 10. The tablet's innards are held together with "gobs of adhesive" and "foam sticky tape," which means it'll take a seasoned expert—or Apple itself—to fix the thing.
Adhesive is bad news for repair shops. It has to be heated up and then delicately separated by picks or razors, a process that can actually do more damage to the device if you're not careful. Of course, it's also in part what allows the iPad to look sleek and seamless. Read more...More about Right To Repair, Apple, Ipad, and Tech