Month: June 2014

Some potentially dangerous iPhone situations to avoid

Every day we're flooded with repair requests, and one thing we notice is that the majority of them happen as a result of highly preventable blunders. Of the products sent to us for repair, the iPhone sits right atop the list. That's because, for most people these days, their iPhone follows them everywhere. Therefore we…

iBreak: iPhone 5C repair water damage

The situation: A Virginia man got in touch with us because his device required an iPhone repair following one regrettable 30-minute dip in the pool. What caused it: The situation was an unfortunate case of the old "forgot to check my back pocket." You see, Apple users – or perhaps just all human beings – have a…

iBreak: Memory eater

The situation: A New York City man sent his device in to us for a MacBook repair after experiencing some marked declines in computing speed.  What caused it: The man said he suspects that the underlying cause is a single program that is continually running and therefore significantly taxing the device's speed. This is very likely the…

So you dropped your iPhone in water…

It happens. After all, with roughly 70 percent of the world covered in water, it's hard to keep that precious iPhone away from H2O forever. Let's face it – there's literally limitless ways your device can come in contact with water. From placing it on a countertop that's wet to submerging it full-on in the…

Things to check with your iPod before taking it in

So your iPod is displaying of weird symptoms, eh? Perhaps it's skipping songs without you pushing a button, or randomly powering off in the middle of music. Or maybe the battery is draining super fast. Whatever the case may be, countless seemingly anomalous situations like these crop up for iPod users across the country all…

Deep injuries, a good dose of karma, and other repair stories

A problem that's more than screen-deep The situation: An Ohio man reached out to us for a computer repair because his device was experiencing intermittent shut-downs. These would happen without warning, which was understandably presenting a significant impediment to successful computing. What caused it: Sometimes a screen crack is confined to just that – the screen. But…

Some iPhone situations you may encounter this summer – and how to avoid them

Where can we go these days without taking our iPhones with us? Let's face it – having a smartphone is about as important as having a belt. Sure, you can do without one, but then you're risking a potentially embarrassing situation happening (as far as we're concerned, missing that planned lunch meeting because you didn't have your…

Some iPhone situations you may encounter this summer – and how to avoid them

Where can we go these days without taking our iPhones with us? Let's face it – having a smartphone is about as important as having a belt. Sure, you can do without one, but then you're risking a potentially embarrassing situation happening (as far as we're concerned, missing that planned lunch meeting because you didn't have your…

Concrete collisions, Travel travails, and other Apple repair stories

An unwanted meeting with concrete The situation: A Massachusetts man reached out to us for an iPad screen replacement after his device sustained some unfortunate damage. What caused it: The iPad came face to face with the warm concrete of a parking lot. This is a situation that befalls so many of our customers, that we would…

iPhone 5C Battery Problems: How to Solve Them

iphone 5c battery problems Ever since Apple released their newest update to its iOS, many iPhone 5C users have complained about battery problems. They report that the battery drains significantly faster than it did before they updated their phone. This is annoying to say the least. There’s nothing worse than being out and about and having your battery die…
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