A "verification" system tying each battery to a specific phone is a huge blow to your ability to repair your own devices. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/59nz3k/apple-is-locking-batteries-to-specific-iphones-a-nightmare-for-diy-repair
@effIf I hadn't already recently decided to move away from Apple and its infamous walled garden, this news would have been the decider.
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