Tag Archive: Repair

Note 10+ 5G teardown confirms it’s a tricky phone to repair

A new motherboard layout, 5G antennas, and many more fun bits were found in iFixit’s teardown of the Note 10+ 5G.

What you need to know The Note 10+ 5G has a repairability score of 3 out of 10. There are three 5G mmWave antennas. Long ribbon cables and glue make battery replacement difficult. Display replacement runs a high risk of damaging the rest of the phone.

The team over at iFixit has gotten its hands, and  [Read More…]

How to repair your starship in No Man’s Sky

You don’t want to be stuck on a hazardous planet forever… or maybe you do. I don’t judge.

Best answer: Repair your scanner and mine for Ferrite Dust, Di-hydrogen, Oxygen, and Carbon before you go looking for your starship. These are the materials you’ll need to fix it and getting them first saves time.

Explore the galaxy: No Man’s Sky ($ 30 at Amazon)

Your journey into No Man’s Sky will end as quickly as  [Read More…]

Your right to repair stops where Apple’s liability begins

Apple’s not trying to stop you from swapping your iPhone battery. It just doesn’t want a Note 7 situation on its hands.

I’m a big believer in the right to repair. I like to tinker around with my old truck, I love to make small improvements to my house, and I’m the guy who isn’t afraid to take his phone apart and swap the battery if it needs it. Working with my hands is just a thing  [Read More…]

You can now get same-day repair of the new Pixel 3a & 3a XL at uBreakiFix

Did you snag a new Pixel 3a or 3 XL but concerned on what will happen if you damage it? You’re in luck if you break the screen. Google has announced a partnership for the same-day repair of the new Google devices with uBreakiFix. The offer presents a solid walk-in repair option for your worst days.

Much like other repair services, uBreakiFix will be provided with Google certified OEM parts for these repairs. Both companies also ensure users that repair  [Read More…]

Moto expands walk-in repair services with CPR: Cell Phone Repair

Late last year Motorola announced that the company would start offering customers the option to use popular iFixit stores for on the spot repairs for Moto phones outside the factory warranty. Today, it expands this program to CPR: Cell Phone Repair. You can now take a broken Moto phone to any of CPR’s 500 locations across the United States.

While many retail fronts will offer to fix devices that have a busted screen, this new partnership is quite different. The  [Read More…]

Repair tech from phones to cameras with this discounted toolkit for only $7

It happens to the best of us. We try so hard to care for our devices, but it’s inevitable that something will go wrong and they’ll need to be fixed. That doesn’t mean you need to take it somewhere and pay a ton to get the job done, though. Thanks to the internet and YouTube, you can find information on how to repair just about anything these days, so why not try the job at home?

You’ll need some tools  [Read More…]

Fix your mobile device with the AmazonBasics repair kit on sale for $8

Even fix your glasses with this.

The AmazonBasics 16-piece smartphone repair kit is down to $ 8.38 on Amazon. The kit normally sells for around $ 11 or more, and today is only the second time we’ve seen it drop this low since Black Friday.

Mr. Fix it AmazonBasics smartphone repair kit

A simple kit designed to save you money both thanks to the deal’s price drop and over the long run by fixing the little issues  [Read More…]

Sunday’s top deals: portable SSDs, repair kits, and more!

The weekend is the perfect time to save money and get some stuff you need. Many of these deals have dropped to prices so low we haven’t seen them before.

Save the Data WD My Passport 2TB portable solid state drive

Covered by a three-year warranty, this portable SSD can keep a ton of your data safe and on the move. The SSD was selling for around $ 370 at the beginning of March. Since then it  [Read More…]

Fix broken tech on your own with a discounted Oria 76-in-1 Repair Tool Kit

Just DIY it.

Enter code HA11ORXLHH during checkout over at Amazon to get this Oria 76-in-1 Repair Tool Kit for $ 17.39. Usually it would set you back $ 29, and the customer reviews are very positive.

Your order includes several different tools, like tweezers, a SIM card removal tool, an anti-static wrist strap, and various spudgers. You’ll also find a magnetic driver and 56 precision bits for all sorts of tiny screws. Need a size zero  [Read More…]

This precision screwdriver set can help repair your phone for less than $10

This well-reviewed 108-piece screwdriver set just hit one of its best prices ever.

Instead of paying who knows how much to take your electronics to a repair shop, why not just fix them yourself? With the Mway 108-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Set, you can start getting to work on your broken tech for just $ 9.49 by entering promo code LHPSOZBD during checkout at Amazon. That’ll save you 50% off its price, which hasn’t ever fallen this low  [Read More…]