Tag Archive: Repair


Google now has an official repair service for Pixel and Pixel 2

Google joined forces with phone repair company uBreakiFix to make it easier for Pixel owners to fix their broken handsets. But what if you don’t live next to such a repair shop?

Well, Google has finally addressed this issue by opening its own Repair Center. The service is available via the Google Store and allows Pixel and Pixel 2 owners to mail their damaged devices to be fixed.

The Repair Center welcomes Pixel or Pixel 2 devices that are no  [Read More…]

Fix your smartphone all on your own with the $8 AmazonBasics Repair Kit

Pair this with a detailed YouTube video and you’ll be good to go.

Finding the opportunity to get your smartphone repaired can be a huge drain on your free time. Instead of waiting around, the AmazonBasics Smartphone Repair Kit is on sale today at Amazon for just $ 7.96. That marks its lowest price ever and saves you $ 3 off its average price.

This handy repair kit is suitable to help with your smartphones, game consoles,  [Read More…]

Google Store adds mail-in repair service for Pixel phones

This is never a fun screen to wake up to, but it’s especially painful at 5 AM.

A broken phone is a sad phone, and Google doesn’t want to see any sad Pixels.

The customer support for Google Pixel phones is rivaled by few in the smartphone industry, especially in regards to when something with your phone goes wrong. The 24/7 chat and telephone support lines available for Google Pixel phones are a lifesaver — and  [Read More…]

Bixby’s reputation is tarnished beyond repair

A weak launch and lots of dissatisfied customers left a permanent mark.

Samsung announced its Bixby digital assistant with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in April 2017. At the time, our review of the phones referred to Bixby as “undercooked” — that was an understatement. Bixby Voice wasn’t even available at launch, so you were left with Bixby Home, Bixby Vision and some basic reminder features. Samsung’s ambitions were huge, and while everyone was harsh on Bixby  [Read More…]

Tekton’s 135-piece electronics repair kit is only $27 right now

Fix it yourself.

The Tekton 2841 Everybit 135-piece electronic repair kit and security bit set is down to $ 27.20 on Amazon thanks to a direct drop to $ 28.10 and an on-page coupon that takes off another 90 cents. This set normally sells between $ 33 and $ 34. Today’s deal is about two dollars better than one we saw in June.

Tekton also has a 27-piece kit on sale for $ 8.41. It normally sells for around  [Read More…]

Tekton’s 135-piece electronics repair kit is down to $30

Have the tool you need for any project.

Tekton’s Everybit 135-piece electronics repair and security bit set is down to $ 29.83 on Amazon. It normally sells for around $ 33 or more. This price matches one we saw over Black Friday. It’s the lowest sale in more than a year for Tekton’s 135-piece kit.

The included ratcheting screwdriver has forward, fixed, and reverse drive positions with a rubber grip. There are 105 screwdriver bits and 22  [Read More…]

This $22 repair kit comes with 77 tools to help you fix nearly any gadget

Stop living with that cracked phone screen.

We have all been there before, and no one likes it. Your gadget exits its warranty time, and then something starts happening. You can replace it, which is costly, or try to fix it yourself, which you may not have the tools to do.

This Ohuhu 77-piece professional repair kit will give you just about every tool you’ll need to complete nearly any repair, and right now you can pick  [Read More…]

Be prepared for your next at-home electronics repair with this $25 iFixit toolkit

Got any ongoing do-it-yourself projects? Need some precision repair work done? This deal is definitely for you, then!

We know. You’re clumsy and break things, and fixing them gets expensive, right? Doing it yourself is a great option, but only if you have the right tools around. Right now you can pick up the 64-piece iFixit driver kit for $ 24.99. This is the best price you’ll find on the kit right now, which is around $ 20 lower  [Read More…]

You won’t be able to repair the Essential Phone

The Essential Phone proves nearly impossible to repair, earning a 1/10 score from iFixit.

Part of the reason the Essential Phone stands out from the crowd is its unique materials. There isn’t any other device on the market using a titanium frame or ceramic back, due to how difficult these materials are to source. Besides just being sturdy and adding to shipping delays, the unique materials also mean the phone will never be user-servicable.

iFixit did its  [Read More…]

Repair & upgrade your own gear with this 45-piece tech toolkit

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a tech toolkit that could help you save more money repairing the stuff you love!

The 45-piece TEKTON Tech Rescue Toolkit has dropped to $ 19. That’s its lowest price in more than six months and second-lowest in its pricing history. It might not be a radical drop from its normal $ 25 price, but consider how much money you can save repairing your own computers or  [Read More…]