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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

What is an Unlocked Phone and How to Unlock It

Are you thinking of switching to another mobile carrier? You might have been told that you need to “unlock” your phone first. This guide will explain what unlocked phones are, why they are locked, and how to unlock them. Locked vs Unlocked Smartphone When you purchase a smartphone in North America, it is going to [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:11+00:00Mobile Carriers, Smartphones|Comments Off on What is an Unlocked Phone and How to Unlock It

Black Friday Electronic Deals 2015

If you're looking to upgrade your smartphone or tablet to a newer model, then Black Friday is the best time for it! Or if you're looking to shop early for Christmas gifts, Black Friday deals are the greatest money savers you'll find before the year ends. Here are the top Black Friday electronic deals on [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:11+00:00Promos and Contests|Comments Off on Black Friday Electronic Deals 2015

How to Insert the S Pen Correctly into the Galaxy Note 5

If you’re one of the many owners of a Galaxy Note 5, or if you’re planning to buy one, make sure to read this very important pro tip: INSERT THE S PEN POINTY END FIRST. Not backwards, as some people unfortunately learned by experience. If inserted the wrong way, the internal S Pen detection sensor [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:11+00:00Smartphones|Comments Off on How to Insert the S Pen Correctly into the Galaxy Note 5

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?

iCare Repair Opens Up Franchise Opportunity in Michigan

Mobile devices have become so popular that we can’t imagine ourselves without one anymore. In fact, the number of mobile users in the U.S. is forecast to top 200 million by 2017. Moreover, a projected 40 million people will break their phones in the next year. Our favorite smartphones and tablets are prone to accidents [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:11+00:00Press Release|Comments Off on iCare Repair Opens Up Franchise Opportunity in Michigan

Turn an Old Smartphone into a Security Camera

Do you have an old smartphone or tablet lying around the house? Do you want to install your very own DIY security camera? You can put your old mobile device into use without spending a lot of money. Just download a free app into your smartphone or tablet, and voila! You can repurpose your spare [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:11+00:00Apps|Comments Off on Turn an Old Smartphone into a Security Camera

iPhone 6s Durability Test

The iCare Phone Repair team put a rose gold iPhone 6s to a durability test -- because why not? Is it really as "tough" as Apple claimed it to be compared to other iPhones? How durable is the new iPhone 6s? https://youtu.be/Unu9IL88kjw We lined up at the Apple Store in Eastwood Town Centre on the [...]

2017-03-03T14:51:12+00:00Smartphones|Comments Off on iPhone 6s Durability Test