Secret Side of Apple

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Apple makes it difficult for independent repair shops to fix their devices by not selling them replacement parts.

1. Repair Restrictions

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 Apple charges app developers a 30% commission on all App Store sales, which some consider excessive.

2. App Store Fees

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 Apple has been criticized for its reliance on factories with poor labor conditions and environmental practices.

3. Environmental Impact

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Some argue that Apple designs products to become outdated quickly, encouraging people to buy new ones.

4. Planned Obsolescence

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 Apple devices are known for their closed ecosystems, making it difficult for users to personalize their experience.

5. Limited Customizability

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Apple products are generally more expensive than those of its competitors.

6. High Prices

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 Apple collects a lot of user data, which has raised privacy concerns for some consumers.

7. Data Collection Concerns

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Apple has been criticized for its labor practices in its manufacturing facilities.

8. Labor Practices

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Apple has been involved in several lawsuits with other tech companies over issues like patent infringement and app store practices.

9. Lawsuits

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While Apple is known for its innovative products, some argue that they've become less revolutionary in recent years.

10. Limited Innovation