LG G6 – Top 5 RUMORED Features

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: LG G Repair, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Ahead of the reveal of LG's next flagship phone, we've already been given a glimpse of what to expect at Mobile World Congress. However there are alot of questions that remain to be answered. Based on reports from various sources, we've listed some of the main rumors regarding the LG G6. The LG G6 looks [...]

Tech Talk – Allen H

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tech Talk is a series highlighting a member of the Gophermods Family. We presented each of our technicians, managers and employees with a series of questions. These are their answers. Today our guest is Allen Hansen: globetrotter and technician extraordinaire. Allen Hansen is a Technician at Gophermods and is one of the multiple UM students Gophermods [...]

Mobile World Congress – What is it?

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Considered the biggest event in the Mobile Industry, Mobile World Congress(MWC) is where many companies launch their phones to get the biggest exposure. Consider it the “Detroit Auto Show” of the Smartphone world. Companies and people in attendance range from executives of Network Operators like Verizon or AT&T, to Research and Development department engineers showing the [...]

Tech Talk – Priya P.

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tech Talk is a series highlighting a member of the Gophermods Family. We presented each of our technicians, managers and employees with a series of questions. These are their answers. Today our guest is Priya Prashad: our Business Relations, Human Resources and Accounting Manager. 1. Where are you from? Born and raised in St.Paul, MN Priya manages [...]

Tech Review – Google Pixel

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The following is a review of the Google Pixel by Gophermods Technician Matt Fraser.  Meet the Pixel; a phone by Google. Photo by: Michael Speer In October of 2016, Google held a tech conference about a few major hardware initiatives for the rest of the year. One of these keynote high points was the [...]

AMOLED vs LCD – A Tale of Two Screens

By | January 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

It's a constant debate. AMOLED Displays feature remarkable colors, deep blacks and eye searing contrast ratios. IPS LCD Displays feature more subdued(though some would say more accurate) colors, better off-axis viewing angles and often times a brighter overall picture. With that being established, which screen is better? Samsung extensively utilizes AMOLED screens and pioneered their implementation [...]

Tech Talk – Nick Persinger

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tech Talk is a series highlighting a member of the Gophermods Family. We presented each of our technicians, managers and employees with 10 questions. These are their answers. Today our guest is Nick Persinger: Marketing and Social Media Coordinator 1. Where are you From?  I am from Hudson, Wisconsin, just across the Saint Croix! 2. What do [...]

Surge Protectors – Save Yourselves the Shock

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Special thanks to Ben Belew for writing this article and contributing.  Surge protectors offer some level of protection against power spikes. How much and how well varies considerably.  Surge protectors offer protection in amounts called joules.  A joule is the work required to produce one watt of power for one second.  A power surge is basically [...]

Tech Resolutions – Part 1: Space Saving

By | January 9th, 2017|Categories: Apple Valley iPad Repair, Uncategorized|

Tech Resolutions is a mini series aimed at enabling people to care for their device and to experience Technology in a positive way.  On iPhone or iPad, Simply press the "X" on the app you want to delete. The New Year is upon us and many people have some resolutions they’d like to implement in the [...]

The Consumer Electronics Show

By | January 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s the beginning of the Tech New Year. The Consumer Electronics Show, commonly referred to as CES allows companies from all branches of technology to showcase forward looking concepts such as 8K Televisions, to the unveiling of new flagship products like the HTC Thunderbolt – the first true 4G LTE Smartphone for the United States. History [...]