News tagged: Repair
After we had a chance to see iPhone X in a teardown video, professionals from iFixit have got their hands on the smartphone and posted a complete, detailed teardown of Apple's latest flagship device. Surprisingly, the handset isn't that hard to repair and has received 6 out of
Apple's top model, the iPhone X, sold out in less than 10 minutes regardless of its high price tag of $999/€1,149/£999 for the base model. As the handset went on sale, Apple also released more details about the smartphone's repair pricing and you won't like it.
Due to wireless charging, Apple had to replace the rear metal panel with glass on new iPhone models, and with addition of glass, there is a higher risk of breakage in the event of an accidental drop. The only problem is that the repair of a broken rear glass panel costs more than
It is safe to say that Corning's Gorilla Glass brought a small revolution to displays in terms of durability, but also replaced the plastic cover for more premium look and feel. Instead of using Gorilla Glass on its Moto Z series, Motorola's ShatterShield uses a plastic polymer
Apple is now offering free repairs for 3 years for first-generation Apple Watch units affected by a detached rear cover problem. This same problem initially led the company to extend its free repair option to two years and as of last month, Apple is offering service for 3 years.
Due to complex design, repairs on MacBook Pros are almost impossible for normal users and we all know how expensive some shops can be. Because of them, the popular repair and teardown site iFixit has announced yet another repair kit for MacBook Pros.
For its 2017 flagship smartphones, Samsung designed a new display called Infinity Display. Both the display and rear side use hardened Gorilla Glass 5, one of the best glass solutions on the market, but even the Glass 5 is still prone to breaking relatively easily.
Smartphone companies often launch improved version with more RAM and storage, occasionally paired with faster chipset. However, it looks like local Chinese companies have better solution. If you like your Nexus 5X, but you would like to have more RAM, for $60 you can.
Internal memos at Apple indicate the company is changing its warranty policy so that third-party iPhone display replacements don't void your coverage. Previously, the moment you went to a local repair shop to fix your display, you lost all your other coverage.
Right to Repair legislation that's under consideration in Nebraska will be fought by Apple, reports Vice's Motherboard. If the legislation were to pass, Apple and other companies would need to sell repair parts to consumers and independent repair shops.
Verizon has launched a phone screen repair service that'll see a technician arrive at your home or workplace on the same day. Owners of certain devices in certain cities can utilize the service if they have Verizon's Total Mobile Protection service plan.
At first, it was believed that the latest audio issues with Google Pixel smartphones is just a minor software problem that will be fixed in the future. However, according to new information, the problem is not easy to fix because it is not software related.
Consumers who've encountered issues with their iMac's hinge won't have to pay to fix the problem. Apple says it'll cover all repair and replacement costs while also issuing refunds to those who have already spent money on a repair. This is a fairly widespread problem.
Apple has finally admitted that iPhone 6 Plus is suffering from what is called a "touch disease" and has therefore launched a multi-touch repair program. And while it was expected that the repair would be free, Apple is charging $149 for repair of touch disease-affected phones.
Shortly after reporting about a major bug that affects iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, Apple has officially launched multi-touch repair program for the handset. Unfortunately, the program isn't free and it will cost you $149, regardless if your device is still under warranty.
Regardless of how well a device is built, accidents always happen. Google is aware of that and knows that some users need the phone as soon as possible, so they have partnered with uBreakiFix to offer same day repairs. Unfortunately, this only applies to customers in the US.
As the first batch of pre-orders started shipping last week, the popular YouTube user has managed to get one and test it through various torture tests. Besides torture tests, he also disassembled the smartphone to find out how difficult is to repair it.
If you have never tried controlling a drone, there is a high possibility to damage one. If you own a drone made by DJI, then there is another chance for your damaged drone. The company has just announced a repair service called Care, that is available for its drones.
LG G4 owners have been struggling with the phone for the past few months, complaining about a mysterious bootloop issue. The problem was that the LG G4 will randomly reboot and get stuck in a bootloop with no apparent resolution and there was not much to do about that.
You would think that iFixit would always have the first go at releasing a detailed teardown of a new Smartphone, but that's not the case today. LG's new flagship, the G4, has received the teardown treatment from the MyDrivers team. Turns out, the G4 can easily be repaired.