Apple Watch Series 2 devices with ‘expanded’ batteries will get free repairs for up to 3 years

If your 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 refuses to power on due to battery swelling, you no longer need a valid warranty to get the issue fixed up to three years after your original purchase.
Pixel users

Google finally extends Preferred Care warranty for Pixel 2 devices

Even though accidental damage coverage is always peace of mind worth having, having more of it when everyone else had their limited warranty extended is sure fun.

Apple slaps HomePod with predictably high $279 out-of-warranty repair price

If you haven’t extended your limited HomePod warranty with $39 AppleCare+ service, you may want to, as uncovered repairs will be quite expensive.

No class action settlement for LG bootloop litigation after all, extended warranty available instead

It appears not all US-based owners of LG G4, G5, V10, V20 and Nexus 5X phones plagued by the bootloop defect will be compensated for their sorrow after all.

HomePod AppleCare+ plan will cost $39

For a $349 smart speaker, the extended warranty would be a good investment for the purchase, if its price is confirmed at the end of the week.

Google plays down Pixel 2 XL burn-in issue, also promising software updates and extended warranty

In Google’s official view, early Pixel 2 XL OLED burn-in is a non-issue, while folks looking for more saturated colors can expect a software update.

LG V30 warranty extension confirmed, Verizon release set for October 5

We now know exactly when to expect the LG V30 to start selling through Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. And yes, you’ll get a two-year warranty as standard.

Apple’s iPhone 8 and 8 Plus handle drops better than the Galaxy Note 8, but still need cases

As always, it’s simply not a good idea to drop a mobile device made of glass on any side. That said, the iPhone 8 is not as fragile as the Note 8.

AT&T releases video early, reveals LG V30 warranty extension

The video has been pulled as sales of the V30 have yet to officially start in the US. But hey, there’s good incentive to wait and buy the phone.

AppleCare+ coverage priced at whopping $199 for $999 iPhone X, $149 for 8 Plus and 7 Plus

As if the iPhone X wasn’t expensive enough, those in need of official AppleCare+ extended warranty services will need to cough up an extra $199.

Preliminary class action settlement includes partial refund for water-damaged Sony devices

If your old Sony phone or tablet, “deceptively” advertised as waterproof, broke down due to water damage, a 50 percent refund could soon be headed your way.
LG G6 review

LG G6 Second Year Promise extends standard US warranty to 24 months free of charge

As if the LG G6 wasn’t attractive enough for US Android power users, the “FullVision” phone now comes with a two-year endurance “promise.”

First-gen Apple Watch units with expanded or swollen battery get surprise extended warranty

Don’t worry if your faulty OG Apple Watch with a randomly “expanded” battery is technically out of warranty. Your problem will be fixed free of charge.

Galaxy S8 gets first-party enhanced warranty with Samsung Premium Care

Samsung begins selling devices, financing and services direct to consumers, but not unlocked devices. There’s also that “Guard S8” program we’ve heard.

Protect your Swappa-purchased used phone starting at just $50 for one year

Want to make sure that used phone from Swappa will last you at least one full year? Cough up as a little as $50, and get exhaustive device protection.