MOT check – Calculate the cost of repairs and where to get the best deal using this tool

UK drivers could save themselves hundreds off the cost of necessary repairs for faults found in the MOT test by using a handy new tool. Today, the new MOT rules come into force which introduces a raft of changes and will also make it harder for diesel vehicles to pass, with stricter limits being imposed. […]

Report: Butterfly MacBook Pro keyboards require more frequent, more expensive repairs

Enlarge / The keyboard on the 2016 Touch Bar MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) An AppleInsider article has stoked some consumer frustration over Apple’s butterfly keyboards. In it, AppleInsider combed through a limited dataset of warranty events from participating Apple Genius Bars and third-party repair shops. The site determined that, in that data, the 2016 […]

Top five simple car repairs that could cost you thousands in fines if you don’t fix them

GETTY Common car repairs that could land you thousands of pounds in fines There is a list of common faults that can easily occur with you car, often through no fault of your own or just by general wear and tear.  It may be tempting to put off these repairs, as they may seem too […]

Samsung is offering same-day repairs for busted Galaxy phones across the US

Samsung wants to make it easier to get your broken Galaxy phone fixed. The electronics maker on Wednesday announced that it is partnering with uBreakiFix, an independent repairs chain, to bring same-day, in-person repair service for more users of various Galaxy handsets in the US. The partnership goes into effect on Thursday, one day before […]

Pothole chaos REVEALED – Funding for repairs falls as breakdowns increase in the UK

Pothole-related breakdowns are on the rise in the UK.  During the final quarter of 2017 breakdowns caused by potholes increased by 11 per cent.  The RAC was called to 2,830 vehicles with faults likely caused by poor quality road surfaces between October and December, compared with 2,547 in the same period in 2016. It was […]

Big Ben repairs & beefed up security to blame for £600mn House of Commons budget blowout

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 17:34 The House of Commons budget is set to skyrocket this year, as MPs drain the coffers to pay for enhanced security measures and to fix crumbling buildings. Spending will jump 50 percent. Speaker of the House John Bercow signed off on the increase, which will cost the UK government […]