Knowing how to properly identify OEM and Non-OEM LCD screens is just one of the methods every cell phone repair shop should be auditing to ensure their not being taken advantage of by their LCD screen recycler. Yet, after 2+ years it still seems to be an area that has many mixed methods and varying […]
How will the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus make it’s impact on the cell phone repair industry? As far as the actual iPhone …it’s business as normal. Many say it’s easier to disassemble, less screws and easier to remove the LCD screen than previous iPhone 5, 5c and 5s models. On the other hand, Apple […]
. Think of the germiest jobs you can. There are some obvious ones – doctor, teacher, garbage man, computer/phone repair tech. Wait, what? Computer or phone repair tech? Yes, that’s right. Did you know that most mobile phone screens contain more germs than a toilet handle in a men’s restroom? And if you’re touching other […]
Remember back in 2012 when Samsung supposedly paid Apple $1 billion in a patent infringement lawsuit – via 30 truck loads packed with sacks of un-wrapped nickels? While Samsung did lose the patent lawsuit against Apple, the congo line of delivery trucks showing up at Apple’s HQ to pay restitution ended up just being a bogus […]
The rumor mill’s been churning. You’ve probably heard the rumblings. Apple is supposed to use sapphire glass for the iPhone 6. Sapphire glass is also supposed to be virtually indestructible. When so much of your business comes from replacing broken LCD screens, those rumors understandably make you nervous.
Computer & Laptop Repair Shops are jumping on the “iPhone Repair” bandwagon as PC Repair revenue slips. How Cell Phone Repair competition is heating up!
Any time our cell phone repair clients seem to be facing challenges, our LCD screen buyback program usually faces challenges as well. The last several months has seen LCD screen prices drop more frequently than in the past – and this phenomenon is affecting most phone models. Chinese New Years and changes in the […]
Did you know that you can make money with a little help from a class action lawsuit that Apple is trying to avoid? Your repair shop can make some extra cash thanks to the Apple Nano recall for the iPod Nano 1st Generation and receive a brand new iPod Nano 6th Gen for free! It’s fairly […]
Everyone in the cell phone repair business should expect prices to be extremely volatile at this time. Many of our clients selling broken LCD screens have noticed that many models have dropped in price over the last few weeks because of this. As the Telegraph Blog Reports: It is almost back to where it was […]
Smartphones are getting really expensive. Like the almost-as-expensive-as-a-new-laptop kind of expensive (yet this is hidden by postpaid carrier subsidies!). However, you can get a little bit of that money back for those of you who have (or will be) re-signing their two-year contract for the latest and greatest phone. Throw in your accessories and make […]
How many stolen iPhones are sold on eBay? RESEARCH STUDY. Statistics might shock you! How iCloud Activation Lock and Kill Switch technology won’t prevent theft!
Theft of cell phones increased 100% in 2013. Consumers demand Kill Switch Technology improvements. Are cell phone carrier, manufauctures and insurance providers to blame for? Stolen phone statistics suggest who’s at fault!
Buying and reselling iPhones is a great way to make some extra cash inside your cell phone repair shops. You already have the repair technicians and spare parts for most repairs as well as customers who want to buy them for international use or their prepaid cell phone service. A few years ago, it […]
We’re often asked by our clients what exactly our company does with the broken LCD screens after we receive them. In an effort to get down to business and respect your time, we usually answer this question with a simple “They’re sent to our partners overseas in China.” But somehow this answer just doesn’t […]
Are you planning on taking a skiing adventure this winter? With the holiday season around the corner, it is probably the best time to go for a much-awaited break. Unfortunately, most electronic owners are unaware of the effect cold weather can have on their devices – including cell phones and tablets. Cold weather symptoms could […]
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Apple Offers More Repair Options with Competitive Pricing and Faster Turn-Around Time
The new Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Tom Wheeler, is determined to reform phone unlocking policy issues before the holiday season! . If you’ve recently been facing problems in getting your cellular phones unlocked, there’s a sign of relief from the new FCC Chairman, Tom Wheeler. The new chairperson has requested the CTIA Wireless Association to […]
Sprint Offers Student Promotion – Free Wireless Service for a Year – Consumers Urged to Read the Fine Print! . Sprint and Best Buy recently announced a new promotion targeting school-goers from elementary school through college. Their offering suggests free wireless service for one year (and up to two years if you refer a friend). […]
“LCD Screen Tester” Application Released for Android! Check digitizer and LCD screens with speed and safety! . We’re pleased to announce that our LCD Screen Tester application has just been released! Created with our retail repair clients in mind, we hope you’ll find this application useful for testing the digitizer and LCD screens for Android devices. […]