If you repaired your iPhone's home button, the phone may become completely unusable.
In this CNET Update, learn about the latest tech headaches that come with replacement parts and repairs. iPhone 6 and 6S owners that replaced the Touch ID button with an independent repair shop are discovering the nightmare of "Error 53" -- Apple's iOS 9 software will kill a phone if you don't get the home button fixed by Apple.
Also, Google engineer Benson Leung fried his Chromebook Pixel laptop with a poorly made USB Type-C charging cable he got off Amazon. But not all USB Type-C cables are bad, of course. You can read up on Lenug's reviews of other cables he tried.
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Outcry over iPhone 'Error 53' and bad USB Type-C cables
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