While not too surprising, developers should be aware that this “Developer Transition Kit” is not eligible for repair at a Genius Bar or Apple Authorized Service Provider, according to an internal memo obtained by MacRumors. Instead, developers should contact Apple support, and the company will ship a replacement Mac mini if necessary.
Apple has many other strict rules in place for the A12Z-based Mac mini. For instance, developers are forbidden from disassembling the machine, running any benchmark tests on it, sharing it with others, or discussing it on social media.
Developers who are interested can apply for Apple’s Universal App Quick Start Program at a cost of $500, and the Mac mini must be returned at the end.
This article, “PSA for Developers: Mac Mini With A12Z Chip Cannot Be Repaired at Genius Bar or Service Provider” first appeared on MacRumors.com
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