Repair Community

Join the Repair Community as we discuss the present and future of the cell phone repair industry.

  1. Meet us at CES 2015!

    Meet us at CES 2015!
    With over 160,000 attendees and more than 20,000 new product announcements at CES 2014, the Consumer Electronics Show is one of the biggest trade show events in the world. Over 52,000 exhibitors from more than 140 countries come together to show their products to the world and offer a brief glimpse into the future of technology.   Will YOU be...
  2. How Many Parts Do You Order in Advance?

    How Many Parts Do You Order in Advance?
    In this edition of Ask the Soul Proprietor, Alister offers some valuable advice on how to order replacement parts in advance. This is a question we get a lot here at eTech Parts, so hopefully Alister's advice helps you learn how to organize your inventory process to better prepare your repair shop with the parts you need. What questions do...
  3. Wera & Wiha Giveaway Winners Announced!

    Wera & Wiha Giveaway Winners Announced!
    We had over a dozen fantastic entries for the Wera & Wiha Giveaway, in which we asked members of the Repair Community to show us what makes their repair shop special. Entrants posted to social media with pictures of their repair shops, work stations, tool sets and much more. Thanks to everyone who participated -- it was a tough contest...
  4. Inside the Repair Community: Infographic

    Inside the Repair Community: Infographic
    You may have noticed a recent survey we conducted, in which we asked the online Repair Community several questions ranging from repair shop operations to technical stuff, too. We gather this info to see what we at eTech Parts can do better to serve the wireless repair industry, as well as create helpful content specific to all aspects of this...
  5. Thank You

    Thank You
    As we pause to collectively reflect on the past year, we are humbled and inspired by the remarkable accomplishments of the Repair Community. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your growing Community of repair experts, business owners, skilled technicians, and friends. 2014 has been an amazing year for us here at eTech Parts -- between traveling the...
  6. Wera & Wiha GIVEAWAY!

    Wera & Wiha GIVEAWAY!
    That's right - it's time for a giveaway contest! Consider this our way of thanking the Repair Community for another fantastic year -- and our excuse to give FIVE of you creative folks some seriously awesome prizes! What prizes, you ask? You may have seen one of them in a recent eTech Parts Instagram post.. This totally exclusive screwdriver found...
  7. MarketWatch: Regional iPhone 5 Repair Prices

    MarketWatch: Regional iPhone 5 Repair Prices
    We asked the Repair Community how much they're charging for iPhone 5 screen repairs these days, and broke it down per region. Prices are based off one iPhone 5 screen repair, full assembly swap -- not including glass-only repair prices. We're happy with the results, which make it pretty clear there's still good money in fixing 2-year old iPhones. It...
  8. 10 Things Your iPhone Repair Technician Wants You to Know

    10 Things Your iPhone Repair Technician Wants You to Know
    While we don't own a repair shop or fix any devices here at eTech Parts (besides our own), we have great insight into the lives of repair shop owners and technicians. One of the biggest struggles facing repair technicians today are the common misconceptions and things that consumers don't yet understand about the wireless repair industry. This has led us...
  9. ScrewMats for iPhone 6/6+ Now in Stock!

    ScrewMats for iPhone 6/6+ Now in Stock!
    eTech Parts is a proud advocate of the ScrewMat.. Whether you're a technician who's always on-the-go, you're new to repair, or you're training a new technician, these magnetic project mats can really come in handy. This helpful magnetic mat is typically the first device-specific repair tool to follow the release of a new device, so whenever a new iPhone is...
  10. 10 Questions With Dave Takushi

    10 Questions With Dave Takushi
    By definition, a thought leader is an individual or firm that is recognized as an authority in a specialized field and whose expertise is sought and often rewarded. It's a person whose opinion and expertise you actively seek and trust, whose knowledge you wish you could literally soak up with a sponge. We're thankful to know one thought leader in...