How to Save Your Phone from Water Damage (Infographic)

Water-damaged smartphones are very popular repairs that we have been doing this summer. Some customers dropped their phone into the lake, some left it in their jeans' pocket and got washed in the washing machine, and for the unfortunate ones, their phone fell into the toilet. It is frustrating but the good news is you [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:08+00:00Phone Repair, Smartphones|Comments Off on How to Save Your Phone from Water Damage (Infographic)

Are the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Really Waterproof?

You’ve probably seen the popular Samsung commercial of Lil Wayne pouring champagne over his Galaxy S7 Edge phone just for kicks. That’s the Galaxy S7 series for you – water-resistant and tougher than any other phone out there, or so they say. And the idea definitely worked. Besides looking attractively classy, the ‘water-resistant’ feature of [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:08+00:00Phone Repair, Smartphones|Comments Off on Are the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Really Waterproof?

How to Fix Apple’s Error 53

Good news to customers whose iPhones were 'bricked' or shut down by Apple's Error 53. Apple has released a solution for the error that disables iPhones after the connector that ran between the Touch ID sensor in the home button was replaced by an unauthorized third-party. Apple has issued a patched version of iOS 9.2.1 [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:11+00:00Phone Repair, Smartphones|Comments Off on How to Fix Apple’s Error 53

How to Fix the Apple ‘1970 Date’ bug

We've been hearing a lot about the "1970 Date" bug that will brick (or shut down permanently) modern Apple devices. There are a lot of videos that show how to do it -- basically you have to manually set the date back to January 1, 1970.  Adjusting the calendar back this far can prevent the [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:11+00:00Phone Repair, Smartphones|Comments Off on How to Fix the Apple ‘1970 Date’ bug

How to Protect Your Smartphone in Cold Weather

Dry skin, frozen pipes, icy roads -- these are a few unpleasant effects of winter. But besides these, our mobile devices also have a negative reaction when exposed to the extremely cold weather. Our favorite gadgets can endure cold temperatures much better than hot, but that doesn't make them unbreakable. Apple says its iPhones can [...]

2016-01-22T17:16:59+00:00Phone Repair, Smartphones|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Smartphone in Cold Weather

Are Cell Phone Screen Protectors Really Necessary?

After spending hundreds of dollars on a new smartphone, you don't want to end up staring at a scratched screen all the time. These scratches are annoying to see on the display screen, and you can never get rid of them. Smartphones are fragile and always prone to gashes, but you can help prevent these [...]

2016-01-15T14:44:12+00:00Phone Repair, Smartphones|Comments Off on Are Cell Phone Screen Protectors Really Necessary?

5 Signs to Find Out If Your Phone Has Malware

Smartphone malware has started to be increasingly prevalent, and it has become more necessary for users to be aware of how to protect their devices. The more information we store on our phones, the more reason to ensure that we protect our devices because the consequences of such loss become more significant. But let’s face [...]

2015-12-29T17:53:03+00:00Phone Repair, Smartphones|Comments Off on 5 Signs to Find Out If Your Phone Has Malware

Does Lifeproof Really Work?

Since the release of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in October, we've already had dozens of customers coming in to get their brand new iPhones repaired. Usual cause of problem: cracked screens. Ouch! After spending a few hundred dollars on a new smartphone, the best thing you can do for it -- and yourself [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:11+00:00Phone Repair|Comments Off on Does Lifeproof Really Work?

What To Do If You Break Your Phone

It happens to everybody at least once in their lifetime. You forget your phone in your pocket and drop it accidentally in the toilet. Or you suddenly develop butterfingers and crack your phone screen. There are many ways to mishandle even a sweet new iPhone 6 Plus suited with an Otterbox casing. So in the [...]

2015-09-21T18:50:55+00:00Phone Repair|Comments Off on What To Do If You Break Your Phone