About Casey P.

Founded Gophermods in 2010 at the University of Minnesota. Gophermods is a B2B/B2C consumer electronics company with a specialization in the repair of premium smartphones and tablets.

What Are Apple’s New Self-Repair Kits All About?

What Are Apple's New Self-Repair Kits All About? What's good, what's bad, and what's downright ugly about the Apple Self Service Repair Program. Apple wants to make repair simpler and easier for everyone. Starting April 27th, 2022, US iPhone owners can also buy replacement parts and tools directly from Apple. Apple says the program is a way to "provide easy access to genuine Apple parts and supplies for local iPhone repair," but limits customers' repair and refurbishing options. Apple has been notorious for keeping its repair process secret and even [...]

2022-05-01T15:43:51-05:00By |

Do It Yourself PC Tune-Up Guide

Do It Yourself PC Tune-Up Guide Slow Computer? Here are 14 ways to get it running faster for free. These tips can help you to go from a sluggish computer to a faster, more efficient one. Jump to Section Causes DIY Steps Last Resort Is your computer running slow and is causing disruptions in your work? We understand the issues a slow computer can cause, and so, we are here with some helpful ways to help you target and solve [...]

2022-05-01T15:11:32-05:00By |

8 Tips to Keep Your iPhone’s Storage Free

8 Tips to Keep Your iPhone’s Storage Free Saving storage space on your iPhone is quite possible. In this post, we suggest 8 ways to free up storage on your device. How To Make The Most Of Your iPhone Storage Is your iPhone storage running low? Worry not! Tweaking a few settings here and there and deleting junk will provide you with as much space as you need. Read along and learn more about making the most of the available storage space. 1. Check Your Usage First things [...]

2022-04-21T14:51:26-05:00By |

Why is My Laptop Screen Black?

Why is My Laptop Screen Black? In this guide, I'll cover a few of the most common issues that can cause a black screen on your laptop and how to fix them. Jump to Section Scenarios Next Steps Troubleshooting Last Resort A black screen is usually not a good sign. In most cases, it means that there are parts in the computer that are failing. It can be a graphics driver problem, but one cannot be sure [...]

2022-04-10T11:09:11-05:00By |

How to Tell if Your Computer Has a Virus

How to Tell if Your Computer Has a Virus This article will show you how to tell if your computer has a virus, and what to do if it does. We'll also show you how to stay safe while surfing the Net and sending e-mail. Jump to Section Slow Computer Strange Ads Pop-Ups Browser One thing everyone is worried about is having their computers attacked by viruses and malware. A computer virus affects the performance of your [...]

2022-05-01T12:22:12-05:00By |

Which of These Top iPhone Cases is Best for You?

Which of These Top iPhone Cases is Best for You? When you're dropping a minimum of $999 on a new iPhone, you want to make sure it stays in perfect condition. We've rounded up the most popular cases out there that will protect your iPhone from drops and dings. Which iPhone Case is Best for You? There are two things people always regret saying. One is, "I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it later," and the other is, "I don't need a phone case." iPhones [...]

2022-04-02T16:09:55-05:00By |

Can you repair the iPhone 13?

Can you repair the iPhone 13? If you break your phone, don't worry - it doesn't have to be the end of it! Here's everything you need to know about repairing an iPhone 13. Jump to Section Popular Repairs Reparability Estimated Repair Costs Apple Repair Costs Ever since the iPhone 13 was announced, I know many of you have wondered if you can repair it. It's been out now for a few months, and yes, folks have [...]

2022-05-01T15:21:07-05:00By |

Troubleshooting 101: Is It Your Laptop’s Power Port, AC Adapter or Battery?

Troubleshooting 101: Is It Your Laptop's Power Port, AC Adapter or Battery? If your laptop isn't booting up and can't be turned on or if it won't charge, you may be facing a hardware problem. Here are steps you can take at home to isolate the issue. Here is how to be sure before you call us. Imagine the scenario where you plug in power, but there is nothing. Your laptop stops getting charged. This is one of the most common issues faced by laptop owners. There may [...]

2022-03-20T12:43:14-05:00By |

8 Tips for Maintaining Security with Apple Products

8 Tips for Maintaining Security with Apple Products Let's walk you through several tasks that will keep your details secure as you enjoy being an Apple user. A Beginner's Guide To Securing Your Apple Devices You've unpacked your shiny new iPad, iPhone, or Mac computer that has just arrived. You're all pumped up to use it. But first things first- you need to set up in-built and other security features on the new Apple device. Let's walk you through several DIY tasks that will keep your details secure [...]

2022-03-14T14:08:58-05:00By |

SSDs vs HDDs: Why You Need to Upgrade to Solid State Drive

SSDs vs HDDs: Why You Need to Upgrade to Solid State Drive What is an SSD, and what makes it better than a HDD? Let's talk about the differences between these two types of drives and why you need to upgrade to an SSD. Benefits of Upgrading to an SSD from an HDD A new and exciting addition to computer storage technology is the SSD or Solid State Drive. Tech enthusiasts have welcomed this as a significant improvement over the HDD or Hard Disk Drive. But why are [...]

2022-05-01T12:24:15-05:00By |
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