Month: May 2012

MacBook Air versus MacBook Pro: Which choice is right?

People looking for a new computer may find themselves in a bit of a conundrum when looking at whether to buy the MacBook Air or the MacBook Pro. This is a tough choice to make, as both options offer unique advantages: the Air is super thin, sleek and mobile; the Pro has a better processor…

Pay-as-you-go iPhone may be on the way

People who still use the iPhone 3GS may find new life in the phone, according to one analyst. With the popularity of the iPhone 4 and 4S and iPhone 5 expected in the fall, the older 3GS may still have some life with this pay-as-you-go use, so iPhone repair for these older devices may be…

The new iPad: A good investment?

Those with the iPad 2 or earlier models have a tough decision to make now that the new iPad is available: Do they stick with the old device or buy a new one? If the only reason for the upgrade is because the tablet has screen damage or a casing issue, then iPad repair may…

What to do when your computer or MacBook doesn’t recognize the device

You've had your iPad or iPhone for a while and it has gotten to a point where the computer no longer recognizes the device. It was just working yesterday, but it seems to have taken a turn for the worst. Is the device dead? Not quite, but it may need some care, and worst-case scenario…

Public transportation drops doesn’t have to end the iPad

People take their iPads on public transportation all the time, and for good reason. It's a great way to read, email and generally pass the time while waiting for the next stop on the train or bus. But every once in awhile, there's that awful moment where someone runs into you, your iPad falls, the…

Texting on iPhone may make you more likely to tell the truth

A recent study by the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research said people are more likely to tell the truth via text message than a voice interview. So, a note to all of you iPhone owners out there with broken touch screens: Get them fixed fast or you could be sending the wrong signals…

New iPhone may feature bigger screen

Need a bigger display for your mobile phone? You may be in luck. Multiple sources are reporting the next-generation iPhone may have a larger screen than its predecessors. The move is speculated to be Apple's attempt to compete with rivals, such as Samsung, which have made bigger screens on smaller devices the latest trend. "The…

Apple patent shows Retina display may soon come to MacBook Pro

While MacBook Pros already look great, some industry analysts are convinced the new line of Apple laptops will feature the widely acclaimed Retina display that are currently included in the iPhone 4 and 4S and new iPad. Richard Shim, senior analyst with NPD DisplaySearch, told Wired.com the new laptops will likely feature the high-quality display,…

Broken headphone jack doesn’t mean the music has to stop

Most people use their iPods, iPhones and iPads to listen to music, but what happens if the headphone jack breaks? Buying a new device is not always the most economical answer, especially when there are affordable repair services available. Common problems with the jack include the needle on a pair of headphones breaking off inside…

Dealing with a crack in your phone

It is never a fun moment when your iPhone gets a big crack down the middle. You might be left wondering if you'll have to deal with your scarred phone until your eligible for an upgrade, or, if you'll have to fork over a ton of cash for a new smartphone. A better option might…