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Device Backup – How Important Are They Really?

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If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’ve received the all-too-familiar message that your device “hasn’t been backed up in x amount of weeks” or there’s “not enough storage.” Whether you own an iPhone, Macbook, PC computer, or iPad, you’ve probably shrugged off that message a time or two before, thinking it can wait for […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your M1 MacBook Air

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The new M1 Macbook Air seemingly exceeds all expectations. In fact, many reviewers are struggling to find any downsides to the 2020 M1. The M1 Macbook Air boasts high performance speeds, exceptionally long battery life, and a new, silicone chip that replaces the Intel core of its predecessors. But is the M1 Macbook Air the […]

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How To Factory Reset Your Phone To Sell

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The smartphone market is dynamic, the older the phone, the lesser its value becomes. Newer models are released more frequently and if you’re planning to upgrade it’s always a good idea to consider selling your old or unused mobile devices to get some extra money and finance your next purchase.  Whether you’re planning to upgrade […]

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The Latest iOS: What You Should Know

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In September 2020, Apple released its latest iOS operating system, iOS 14. This new software release came without the release of any new iPhone models, which means Apple put the new features of the iOS 14 update at the forefront. In this blog, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about iOS 14: its […]

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Productivity in 2021: Apps That Work on Mobile and PC

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Need to boost your productivity this year, but you’re not sure what tools to start with? We understand! There are seemingly endless productivity apps available, with almost all of them offering you the latest and greatest tools. If you’re already struggling with getting all of your work done, you definitely don’t have time to sift […]

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Ring in the New Year with a Repair

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Gearing up for the holidays, but not sure what to give? We’ve got just the thing for you!  With the holidays just around the corner, finding that perfect gift can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. So what’s the best gift to give this year? Well, it’s time to consider what your loved ones really need […]

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Buying a Used Smartphone: How to Spot a Scammer

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“Gently Used,” “Pre-Owned,” and “Second-Hand” are all terms that people are typically wary of when purchasing a smartphone. But it’s not the “used” aspect of the phones that should make buyers cautious—it’s the potential scams they might face in the buying process. Quick reminder: iParts and Phone Repair has smartphone buy/sell services you can trust. […]

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The Scariest Tablet Repair Mistakes

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A broken tablet makes it impossible to work, stream, shop, or participate in social media, which quickly becomes inconvenient and frustrating for you. Even more inconvenient, though, is ignoring the problem with your tablet and allowing it to worsen before taking it to a professional. The good news is—most tablet damage is repairable and affordable, […]

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What to do When Your Game Console Breaks

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Looking for an expert solution to your damaged PS4 or Xbox? Whether it’s a disabled HDMI port, a blinking blue light, or even an obnoxious fan noise, gaming consoles are fairly well-known for mishaps. Some of these issues are easy, in-home fixes. However, many PS4 and Xbox One issues require professional game console repairs from […]

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Why You Should Fix Your Smartphone

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If you own an iPhone and you’re a human being, chances are you need a screen repair! Either you dropped your phone on the kitchen floor, your kid got a hold of it, or it fell out of your pocket – no matter the amount of “UE”s, Apple iPhones are known for easily cracked screens. […]

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Choosing the Best Local Smartphone Repair Shop

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After the “bendgate” fiasco with Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ models, users have every reason to consider when they’ll next need a professional smartphone repair. Apple phones, like the iPhone 6 through the iPhone SE 2, have proven overheating and battery drain issues. Galaxy smartphones aren’t spotless, either, as Samsung revealed in a monthly […]

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Apple Can’t Make iPhones Forever. What’s Next?

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As the biggest company in the world, Apple operates to different rules from other businesses. That was apparent against last week when Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, partly blamed weaker-than-expected iPhone sales on leaks about future products. Cook said that there had been a “pause in purchases” due to “earlier and much more frequent reports about […]