iPhone 5 Power Button Problem Results in Free Replacements

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iPhone 5 owners who are having issues with the power button on their device can now get it replaced for free after Apple discovered a manufacturing flaw in a batch of iPhone 5 units. The company launched the iPhone 5 sleep/wake button replacement program and says that iPhone 5 models manufactured through March 2013 may be affected. […]

Apple to Start iPhone 5c Screen Repairs Next Week

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Just a couple of months after Apple began offering iPhone 5s screen repairs in store, it’s reported that the company will soon begin offering screen repairs for the iPhone 5c starting next week. According to 9to5Mac, several sources have said that Apple will start offering iPhone 5c screen repairs in its retail stores starting on […]

Apple Stores Will Reportedly Offer iPhone 5s Screen Replacements

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Apple will soon offer in-store screen replacements and other repairs for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, according to 9to5Mac. This apparently is an effort to reduce the number of broken units that Apple fully replaces. Instead, Apple technicians will do an on-site repair so that they don’t have to give customers an entirely new […]

Apple Geniuses Fail to Deliver, More Like a PC Everyday

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This week I took my MacBook Air into the closest Apple store for a number of issues, including overheating, a 2″ wide band of black and cyan on the right half of the display and just general non-Mac issues. I had been prepared to write a post about the huge win that Apple gets from […]

10 iPhone Apps for DIY, Redecorating and Home Repair

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The web is full of places to help you find your answers to home projects and help you save big on home repair and DIY projects, but even the mobile sites can’t compare to iPhone apps that deliver tools, tips and guides for home repair, redecorating and DIY projects. 10 iPhone Apps for DIY, Redecorating […]

For Verizon, Rooting is the Point of No Return – Literally

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Verizon Wireless is the latest party, following Apple, to not be taking rooting, hacking, or jailbreaking kindly. Though the U.S. Digital Copyright Millennium Act makes it legal to root or jailbreak your phone, Verizon Wireless does not have to honor your warranty if something wrong happens to your device, regardless of the cause of the […]

HTC Thunderbolt Gets a Teardown & Repair Video from DirectFix.com

DirectFix.com Tears Down HTC Thunderbolt

If you’ve broken your HTC Thunderbolt or just enjoy watching tear down videos, check out the DirectFix.com video of the HTC Thunderbolt going under the screw driver, as it is dissected to replace a broken screen. No one wants to open their phone like this since it voids your warranty, but if you broke your screen like […]

Verizon Preparing for New Upgrade Policy in Anticipation for iPhone Launch

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U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless may be making some amendments to its devices upgrade policy, phasing out the new every two year program and some other popular upgrade deals in anticipation for launching the iPhone. The stricter upgrade policy perhaps is designed so that the carrier won’t lose money while subsidizing the Apple flagship smartphone to […]