Month: February 2013

There are a few quick things to try when your iPhone's home button malfunctions.
Each new model of iPhone that Apple puts out seems to get better and more durable. However, technology is far from perfect, and problems can still present themselves in any device. A common issue involves the home button not functioning properly. In a recent Huffington Post article, contributor Jason Gilbert reported that if Apple’s support…

As more businesses support Apple devices, iResQ's repair services can provide attractive solutions for extending the life of device investments.
While Apple operating systems used to be a rare sight in office environments, the tides have certainly shifted. UBM Tech’s InformationWeek Reports recently released the results of its Apple Outlook Survey, which polled nearly 600 business technology decision makers and end users. The results indicated that 85 percent of respondents support iPhones in the workplace,…

Apple's native Compass application could save lives.
Apple has recently been in the hot seat for its Maps application, which was meant to serve as a replacement for Google Maps but has experienced a wide array of performance problems. Apple CEO Tim Cook even went as far as to apologize to consumers for the company’s mistakes with the application. Despite any complaints…

Do you know what to do if your iPod touch screen goes white?
We recently shared a few pointers for what to do if your iPod touch screen goes black, but what about if the screen goes white? Does this signal a different problem? Do you need to take different steps to resolve this issue? We’ve got some answers. The first thing to do when your iPod touch…

One strange incident recently occurred in Brooklyn when an iPhone thief was robbed himself.
Apple’s iPhone devices are particularly popular; so popular, in fact, that thieves have developed a special term – “Apple picking” –  to describe stealing someone’s iPhone or iPad, The New York Times’ Michael Wilson reported. “Apples are picked on crowded subways, in quiet parks, on busy street corners, in loud bars,” Wilson wrote. “Apples are…

We've outlined some of the MacBook Pro's best features.
There has been significant buzz since the latest MacBook Pro was released in the fall of 2012. There are several factors that Apple users cite to justify the cost of purchasing a MacBook Pro, according to our laptop repair manager, Eric Kautzi. While aesthetics and design are certainly appealing, the level of performance that a…

This iPod touch suffered a fall off of a roof.
One iPod touch owner recently shared a story with us about how he uses his fifth generation iPod touch while on the job as a home inspector and appraiser. He regularly takes photos of various parts of homes in order to use them for his final report to his customers. “However, it doesn’t work so…

This iPad mini device was further damaged when a repair company in South America took a go at fixing it after a fall.
On a recent trip to South America, one iPad mini owner from Maryland dropped her brand new tablet. She went to a local store to try to get the device fixed but it was unsuccessful – to say the least. In fact, the shop may have caused additional problems with their repair attempts. “It looks…

While you may not be able to get your iPhone thief behind bars, there are certain steps you can take to increase your chances of recovering the device.
When your iPhone is stolen, it can feel like you’ve lost a big part of your life. In many cases, a stolen phone is never recovered, but there are steps you can take to give yourself a better chance of recovering your device. If you own an iPhone, a good first step is to download…