Month: November 2013

The are ways that iPad Air users can stop the battery from draining quickly.
If someone has bought the new iPad Air, they may have realized that battery life might be a little shorter than expected. This could be caused by any number of reasons, such as a bright screen or an application that uses up a lot of processing power. To help improve a charge, International Business Times…

iPhone users should send their devices to a repair shop when affected with water damage.
The toilet, Lake Michigan, a puddle on the side of the street – these are just any number of places where an iPhone could be dropped into water and be in need of iPhone repair services. Before doing that, however, many will try any number of methods to get their devices to start working again. One…

One in five British people have broken their tablets.
Have a brand new iPad or other tablet? Well, you could be the one of five that needs iPad repair services. Recent research by Endsleigh Insurance found that 20 percent of U.K. people surveyed have broken their tablets, Broadway World reported. According to their survey, the top way to break one of these devices is…

Android smartphones gained more market share in quarter three, while Apple's share dipped.
The battle between Google's Android and Apple's iOS smartphones rages on in the market. For at least the last quarter, though, it appears that the Android OS has the upper hand. Recent IDC research found that the Android market share rose to 81 percent in the third quarter of 2013, while Apple's share dipped to 12.9 percent.…

A man had to have is iPad mini backplate repaired after his device fell from his moving vehicle.
While an iPad Mini may be more convenient to carry around when traveling than its larger iPad brother, it may be easier to forget. A man from Duluth, Georgia, found out just how easy that was when putting away music equipment. The man was packing up his vehicle with a guitar and amp. Before placing…

iPhone do-it-yourself kits or repair services often cost less than sending the device to Apple itself.
So someone needs to fix their broken iPhone screen because the device fell out of a pocket or off a counter. What can be done to repair it? Sending it to be fixed by Apple can be a bit pricey. Luckily, there are other options available to an iPhone owner who doesn't want to shell…

The new iPad air has slim design.
The iPad Air has a new look to it, weighing just one pound and being significantly thinner than its iPad predecessors. But how does it differ on the inside? Tech Republic contributor Bill Detwiler recently tackled a teardown of the device and found some pretty significant internal alterations. For one, the entire interior has been switched around.…

MacBook users who have upgraded to Mavericks have run into battery performance issues.
While many MacBook users have been happy with their upgrade to Apple's new operating system, OS X Mavericks, thanks to its added Maps and Finder features, some have been experiencing a few problems. One of those is a service battery message that shows up after installing the new OS, ZDNet reported. The issue affects devices that are 2012 and older and…

The new iPad Air recently went through a torture test in which the screen was shattered after a short drop into sand.
Many new iPad Air owners will be treating their devices with extra care. However, for the more careless of us who own one of these tablets, the device's nature could spell trouble. A RatedRR torture test of the iPad Air reveled that the device did not hold up when dropped in sand, on concrete and in water,…

New warranty companies are popping up to insure iPhone users against breaks.
Owners of iPhones are often covered in one of two ways when they buy their devices. They could be covered by AppleCare if they buy the phone straight from an Apple Store. Or, if they selected a carrier, they might be under the warranty established in their contract. However, being covered under the carrier's policy…