The company will start the lock-MacBook, iMac and Mac mini owners who are repairing their computers not in the official service.
Apple may equip its Mac computers with the chip T2, through which the computers will auto relock when you call their owners is not an authorized service center.
Specifies that the system applies to MacBook, iMac and Mac mini. So chip will be able to recognize unlicensed element and to suspend the operation of the entire system.
Moreover, according to preliminary data, after the repair, users will need to run the Apple Service Toolkit 2, which will work only after submitting service Re:store.
According to the publication The Verge, the decision was taken primarily to commercial interests, as the company loses a significant percentage of the profits because of the increasing number of informal services.
T2 Apple — new processor, the “Apple” of the company. He is responsible for the operation of the scanner of fingerprints of Touch ID, and also for the safety of the safety of the user.
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