Dual Camera Roundup – The Best in Pocket Photography

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: iPhone Repair, LG G Repair, Uncategorized|

Starting with the HTC Evo 3D as a gimmick, to today with the iPhone 7 Plus, companies have been trying to fit dual camera systems intotheir smartphones. Many have done so with varying degrees of success. In the case of the Evo 3D, it sold poorly compared to the iPhone 7 Plus which has been a commercial [...]

Tech Talk – Corey H.

By | March 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 Corey Hoeve, an Assistant Manager at Gophermods. 1. Where are you from? I’m from Albert Lea, MN. 2. What is your Job at [...]

Cases and Screen Protectors – Protect Your Device.

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Your phone is precious to you. Lets be real here, we love our phones. They are the portal to an outside world, our windows into our friend’s lives and the place where memories are saved. So why wouldn’t you protect your phone? Here some accessories we at Gophermods feel are essential in protecting your phone, and [...]

Tech Talk – John M

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Creative, Design, Gophermods Minneapolis, 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 John McDonough, our very own MacGuyver. 1.Where are you from? Born and raised in Apple Valley, MN currently live in St. Paul, MN 2.What [...]

This One Simple Trick Will Charge Your iPhone Faster!

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Using your iPad's 12W wall adapter(Left) can charge your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus faster than the included 5W wall adapter(right). You own an iPhone 6 or a 6 Plus, or even an iPhone 7, and you can never seem to charge your phone fast enough. Well, there's a solution and you didn't even [...]

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 [...]