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  1. The iPhone 11 Series Phones Are Here: Are They Repairable?

    The iPhone 11 Series Phones Are Here: Are They Repairable?
    The launch of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max on September 20th brings us Apples most advanced mobile devices to date. As always when new devices release, we raise the question, can they still be repaired? Screen Replacement We have confirmed that when swapping the screen on and iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max that a notification...
  2. Apple iPhone Battery Lock-down

    Apple iPhone Battery Lock-down
    Apple iPhone Battery Lock-down     It appears Apple is back to their old ways. It was recently discovered that Apple has implemented software that causes the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max to display “Service” on Battery Health when the original battery is replaced.  Whether it is replaced with an aftermarket or original battery, the device will still display...
  3. How To Maximize LCD Buyback Profits

    How To Maximize LCD Buyback Profits
    Why only original screens should be sent in It is important that you only send in original screen. Original screens are worth more than after market screens because they have the original LCD/LED. The LCD/LEDs on the original screen are the best quality. Aftermarket screens have lower quality LCD/LEDs that are not worth much. Sending aftermarket screens in for buyback...
  4. iPhone X iOS 12.1.4 Software Issue

    iPhone X iOS 12.1.4 Software Issue
    A software issue is currently present on the iPhone X running iOS 12.1.4. The software causes both OEM and Aftermarket screens to experience the following touch related issues:   Ghosting (screen moving on its own without being touched) No Touch Response (screen does not move when touched) Dead Spots (screen does respond in certain areas when touched) We recommend that...
  5. What is Chinese New Year, and How Will it Affect Your Mobile Phone Repair Business?

    What is Chinese New Year, and How Will it Affect Your Mobile Phone Repair Business?
    Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, takes place on February 5th, 2019. This holiday is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year officially lasts for one week, however, many businesses and factories begin to slow down in December and will completely shut down up to two weeks before the holiday begins, causing a rush to export products before the country...
  6. The Simple Guide to "Right to Repair"

    The Simple Guide to "Right to Repair"
    Smartphones and tablets have become so commonplace in the modern world that by now it's as weird to meet someone who doesn't have pockets full of iPods and iPhones and Androids as it is to meet someone who's never owned their own car. Those two products aren't exactly analogous, though; you can repair your own car. So why not your...
  7. 9 Reasons to be Excited About the Future of Technology

    9 Reasons to be Excited About the Future of Technology
    In the year 1820, a person could expect to live less than 35 years, 94% of the global population lived in extreme poverty, and less that 20% of the population was literate. Today, human life expectancy is over 70 years, less that 10% of the global population lives in extreme poverty, and over 80% of people are literate. These improvements...
  8. Spring 2016 iPhone 6 Screen Replacement Market Watch

    Spring 2016 iPhone 6 Screen Replacement Market Watch
    branded-Phone-6-screen-replacement-spring-market-watchWe asked the wireless repair community to share their location and what they are currently charging for an iPhone 6 screen replacement. This sparked a great conversation not only about pricing but about topics such as glass-only repair, offering multiple screen options to customers, and what service add-on’s different wireless repair shops include in their pricing. For purposes of this post, we included the price of a full assembly swap but if you’d like to see the original conversations please check out our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds. We are so thankful to all who participated including members of the international wireless repair community in Ireland, the Netherlands, and the UK. Here is a break down by region as well as some other quick facts brought to you by the wireless repair community. Continue reading →
  9. Battery Shipping Update

    Battery Shipping Update
    Have you heard about the new lithium battery shipping regulations? Lithium batteries commonly used in consumer electronic devices (such as the devices in the wireless industry) have been identified as a fire risk. When these batteries are designed their purpose is to provide high levels of energy which can result in that power becoming a high level of heat if...
  10. Top 4 Pain Points of Wireless Repair

    Top 4 Pain Points of Wireless Repair
    The wireless repair industry often still looks like the Wild Wild West. Like in the West, there are new trails to be blazed and outlaws to be stopped. These outlaws don’t stop us from being excited about the future of the wireless new frontier, through repair. To keep your repair business moving down the trail, we wrangled some solutions to the Top 4 Pain Points in Wireless Repair. Continue reading →

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