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107 bucks replaces the iPad battery

True to form, Apple’s sleek new product doesn’t have an easily replaceable battery.   The reports have varied, but replacement battery prices have settled around the $107 range, with the latest story coming out of the Kansas-City Star. Thinking back to earlier product issues such as the iPhone Replacement Screens and iPod battery replacement, one assumed that Apple would follow in suit.  The fact that they aren’t charging full-replacement value for the battery means that Apple’s Customer Service is learning a valuable lesson in consumer products. Apple says it will give people whose iPads have a “diminished ability to hold an electrical charge” an entire new unit. The service will cost $99 plus $6.95 in shipping charges. In retrospect, $99 plus shipping is a small price to pay…and if the initial battery lasts even … Read entire article »

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