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Pixel 3a and 3a XL same-day repairs available from uBreakiFix

Given that uBreakiFix has been Google's official repair partner for several devices, including the Pixel 3, it should come as no surprise that the same is true for the Pixel 3a. Starting today, same-day repairs are available for the Pixel 3a and 3a XL at all 450+ of uBreakiFix's nationwide locations.

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Hold your Pixel 3 close: You probably can't get it repaired right now [Update]

As we always say, it wouldn't be a Google device launch with a few bumps along the way. If one of those bumps caused you to break your shiny new Pixel 3 or 3 XL, you could be in for a rude awakening. For many owners, there does not appear to be any way to repair the phone right now.

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European Parliament wants smartphones and other tech to last longer and be easier to repair

In a plenary session at the European Parliament yesterday, there was an interesting conversation about consumer electronics that could lead to some very positive legislation for smartphone buyers in Europe. MEPs discussed how to ensure that goods and software are easier to repair and update. Essentially, they want to tackle the industry propensity towards planned obsolescence and regular upgrades.

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