Apple soldering was this bad(yes, really)

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  1. Hitler Warned US about theses clowns promoting Infectious DIS- EASE; spread by the same owners of the media.

  2. A business is about "other" people's money. Getting them to pay (without violence) for a satisfactory service. Then it's yours. Get it? Business requires people, unless you're robbing banks at midnight…
    Louis you're 200% right.

  3. Everything we do is a result of selfish motivation. When I volunteer my time it is because it makes me feel good. Does it benefit someone else? Yes. But it is ultimately from a selfish position. It satisfies me. That it helps others is secondary to my motivation.

  4. Doing the right thing will always come around in a good way… word of mouth advertising is the best…

  5. This set of factory solder joints should be reason enough for seppuku… a factory should be embarrassed to shipping a poorly solder product.. but it is why louis makes the big bucks…

  6. 15:40 Exactly the kind of scummy shit my ex boss pulls with almost every customer… God, i'm so happy i quit his dump.

  7. whaaaa I just upgraded from Yosemite to El Capitan and it died even thought they said my 2012 MacBook Pro 15" was ok to upgrade. Tell me they do this on purpose so you buy new products?

  8. A personal recommendation is 1000x better publicity than any advert.

    A personal recommendation comes at a time when someone needs something, and a word from a respected friend is going to convince you more than the billboard you saw driving home.

    At least for me, I'd rather go somewhere that has a good recommendation from a friend, than to some random place I saw an ad for that has no o personal relationship to me in the way that I have a relationship with the business personally recommend to me by a close friend.

  9. When I was 11, I was charged 30 dollars so that the store employee could make me an apple ID.

  10. You run exactly what a capitalist business should be. Apple is what a capitalist business has mutated into.

  11. I like very much your way of seeing things, Thank you very much for everything (technical skills, business strategy and most important thing your humanity).
    I see your videos for a long time now, thank you for giving all this positive energy in defending: the customer rights, the repair business and the right to choose!
    Man you have a very good spirit, please keep making awesome videos.
    I'm sure you would have been a great teacher!

  12. Apple loves LIQUID DAMAGE… Everything is LIQUID DAMAGE in their eyes. Their geniuses is only genius in one thing: LIQUID DAMAGE!

  13. I totally get that business point of view and it reminds me of a one shoemaker. I just happened to need an extra hole in my belt and I went to the shoemaker close by because I don't have the tool to make holes in leather. 2 second job and I was of course ready to pay something but he denied to take any money for it. Since then I've been a customer and recommended the place whenever someone has needed shoemaker's services. He has probably made 500€ because he denied to charge couple euros way back.

  14. From the guy who works at a PCBA EMS company, that shitty solder joints look like solder graping. That is what happens when the reflow is too hot too fast. The flux burnt out before the metal powder actually hit liquidus stage. So because the flux is out to prevent further oxidation, the metal is not properly reflow or melted and it has already cooled down, preventing further and proper solder formation.

  15. If you're having doubts that you used too much flux, then you need to add some more flux.

  16. Not taking money for little work quickly done is not stupid, it's called being a decent person.

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