Year: 2013

Lack of cases heightens chance for shattered iPhone screens

How many times has your smartphone magically slipped from your hands? Whether it meets the pavement or falls into water, these types of incidents can create additional problems for owners. Users often choose to protect their devices with reinforced cases, but there are still some that don't have anything at all to prevent a broken…

Professionals needed for iPhone screen repair

When dealing with a shattered iPhone, owners have some integral factors to consider if they want their smartphone to continue functioning. To address any issues that you may come across, you can fix it yourself or visit a professional for your repairs. Some users may believe that home remedies will be just as effective and less costly…

Original iPhone prototype sells for $1,499 on eBay

One of the foundations of marriage is compromise. This often comes in the form of consolidating personal affects, and for one eBay seller, it meant letting go of a piece of mobile tech history. According to Los Angeles Times contributor Salvador Rodriguez, a prototype for the original iPhone was sold on eBay Monday morning after…

Users continue to have problems with iPhone 5 cameras

The iPhone 5s and 5c helped to boost Apple's smartphone line to the next level with more advanced hardware and features that are competitive with other vendors on the market. However, many users still have a problem with iPhone 5 camera capabilities. While this technology has advanced considerably since the first iPhone, many owners continue…

3 inventive iPhone accessories

With the holiday season drawing to a close, the time of annual gift-giving has begun to fade. But where retail stores are bound to start seeing a dwindling of purchases, they will find another rush in the post-Christmas exchanges and returns. Even for the person that has everything, there are iPhone accessories that serve a…

Apple tablets continue to dominate market

Tablets are quickly becoming the computers of the future with increasingly advanced features and attachable keyboards to make the devices more like their laptop predecessors. These devices are more powerful than their previous iterations and businesses are seeing them as viable assets in everyday operations. When it comes to this market, however, Apple's iPad lines…

Jailbreak for iOS 7 released, controversy follows

Google smartphone fans have always enjoyed a certain customizability that Apple does not support. For iPhone users who want more of an open-ended mobile experience, jailbreaking has become a means to avoid switching to Android. But while "unlocking" an iPhone can open it up to vast possibilities, one of the groups that develops this software…

3 simple ways to get the most out of iPhone battery capacity

The iPhone 5s and 5c have been touted for their advancements, however there is one component that remains difficult to use effectively – the battery. Battery life has been notoriously lax in any major improvements, which can frustrate most smartphone owners, and tools to repair this issue may not be found in an iPhone repair…

Holiday season rings in smartphone repair needs

With the holiday season wrapped up, business is just beginning for smartphone and application developers. As numerous smartphones and tablets were given as presents this year, cell phone repair shops must prepare themselves for a potential spike in client needs. Although most mobile devices are becoming stronger, accidents still happen, and ending up with a…

iPhone 5s vs. Galaxy S4 competition incites use preference

This year revealed an exciting lineup of technical gadgets that had Apple and Samsung fans clamoring to get their new devices as early as possible. With the advancements that both manufacturers made, the iPhone 5s vs. Galaxy S4 competition ran strong and still has users debating on what hardware is better. Both pieces of equipment…