Month: September 2013

Teardowns reveal manufacturing cost of 5S, 5C

When buying an iPhone or sending it in for iPhone repair one often wonders exactly how much these parts cost Apple to manufacture. Well look no further. IHS released their findings for both of the new iPhone models. The iPhone 5S costs $199 dollars between the materials and the manufacturing, according to IHS. This is up just two…

Tips to improve battery life with iOS 7

IPhones tend to use up a lot of battery life, and that is increasingly becoming the case with the iOS 7 update. People may be looking to get their battery replaced or one with more life. However, there are plenty of tricks that users should do to extend their charge before resorting to something more drastic. ZDNet and International…

Some iOS 7 features cause frustration

​The latest iOS 7 opened to fanfare a week ago with its new design and advanced features. However, there are some that have changed from iOS 6 that have caused frustration because users were so accustomed to the way things were, undoubtedly causing some to smash their iPhones and now need iPhone repair. ReadWrite contributor Lauren Orsini talked…

Motion sickness, vertigo caused by iOS 7

The iOS 7 update just came out for Apple's mobile devices. While most users were happy with the update, it made others nauseous – literally. Apple iPhone and iPad users have jumped on the online forums to talk about how iOS 7 motion and zoom animations have made them suffer from motion sickness and have even triggered bouts of…

iOS 7 not available to some iPod touch users

Owners of the fourth-generation iPod touch are upset that they aren't able to get iOS 7, which was released recently for most Apple products, according to The Bitbag. Apple didn't include the fourth-generation iPod touch devices in the update. Users of this device are upset about not being able to download and install the new operating system because that…

New iPads to have more power than Minis

The latest generations of the iPad and iPad Mini will be coming out soon, which has many people wondering what differences in hardware will be between the two. CNET's Scott Stein stated that users don't have to look any further than the latest releases of the iPhone 5S and 5C to guess what they might be. One difference will…

Drop tests on new iPhones show fragility

Be careful not to drop your new iPhones, as recent drop tests have shown that both the 5S and the 5C are both fairly susceptible to scuffs and screen cracks, which means that a case of the butterfingers could leave you looking for iPhone screen repair services. The first drop test was performed by Android Authority researchers, who…

Built-in iPhone features can make it easier to talk to Siri

For many users of Apple devices, Siri is a helpful tool for making calls or quickly performing tasks like opening apps or acquiring information on request. For those who have not mastered its full capabilities, the program can bring on moments of frustration that lead to rash actions and iPhone repair. Fortunately for those who do not…

iBreak stories: Throw me a bone

MacBook screens have been damaged in plenty of ways. Sliding off of the counter. Falling out of a briefcase. Being sat on. But one of the most unique ways a MacBook screen has ever been damaged involves a dog and a bone. A Massachusetts MacBook user was playing with his dog, chasing it around the space.…

Travelers have options for keeping iPhones undamaged

Mobile devices such as the iPhone can provide numerous valuable services to travelers, and many have come to rely on various apps while taking trips. But, as many wayfarers can testify, a journey can be hard on technology and may result in the need for iPhone screen repair. Apps that facilitate travel by locating restaurants, hotels…