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Is there any way I can recycle a device that has been iCloud locked?

Some months ago, an old friend of mine gave me an Iphone 4 that she no longer uses. I don't have much experience with Apple products, so I wasn't expecting to see that the device was locked with her ...
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Dead Apple Watch -- security risk?

I have an Apple Watch 1st gen that does not power on anymore. I want to dispose of it. If I just recycle it (at a recycling center), can someone recover data off it? Should I try to destroy it first (...
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Is Apple recycling program in Canada overseen by EPRA?

I bricked my iPod Touch years ago by mounting it on a ghetto blaster with an iPod port. It was probably power line noise when I cranked the volume. I cannot factory reset the device For the longest ...
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Reuse a1708 display

I've been searching around if there is any control board for the a1708 display. I have a broken macbook pro laying around from where the cpu is broken. So I though maybe i can reuse the display as an ...
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What is Apple's Recycling Program?

Can anyone explain Apple's recycling program to me, and how that plays out when ordering online? I am going to buy a new MacBook Pro and want to trade-in or recycle my old one. I have a Early 2015 ...
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Pure Genius Or Pure Stupidity: Does An Old Mac G5 Make A Great BBQ?

This question has some humor as well as practical implications for owners of Apple Mac G5s. I came across this earlier on today as an alternative recycling option: Source Macgasm Is this really a ...
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What do I do with an old, dead iPod? [closed]

I have a third generation iPod classic from 2005 (20GB). Nothing catastrophic has happened to it, but it has sat in a box in the basement for the past two years. When it went into the box, it worked, ...
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What's a good place online to sell a used Mac? [closed]

Where can I buy or sell a used iMac online? EDIT: I have a 21.5" iMac (Core 2 Duo, late 2009) and a MacBook which is about two months old. I'd like to sell both and upgrade.
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What parts can you scavenge from a nearly 3 year old MacBook Pro?

I have an early 2008 model MacBook Pro (17") that went the way of all the earth a couple of days ago. I haven't diagnosed it fully yet, but it appears that it's the logic board that's gone, and if ...
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