Apple’s new approach with Applecare+ is to offer it to people during the repair phase. The previous approach was to just say “oh well” each time you broke your device. This neat little add-on is great for those who realize that they are far more accident prone than they thought. Of course the overpriced repairs are nothing to sneeze at, and you will still have to pay that full amount, but you have to do that anyway.

Apple is now providing customers who have faced a costly out-of-pocket repair for an iPhone or Mac with a second chance to purchase AppleCare+…