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 computers, smartphones and tablets.

Should I fix my Samsung Galaxy S8 or S9?

Should I fix my Samsung Galaxy S8 or S9? Whether you’re here because you’ve got a broken screen, or because your device is just generally feeling slow, we’ve got a few tips for repairing the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9. Introduction Released in 2017 and 2018, respectfully, these phones are starting to show their age. Over time, your phone may experience reduced speeds for a number of reasons. Lithium Ion batteries, such as those in smartphones, have around a two year shelf life before they [...]

2022-07-22T10:09:49-05:00By |

Everything You Should Know about Apple’s One-Year Warranty

Everything You Should Know about Apple’s One-Year Warranty Apple's standard one-year warranty is a great deal, but it's not always easy to figure out what it covers and what your options are. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about Apple's one-year warranty. Introduction Apple provides a voluntary manufacturer's one-year limited warranty on it's iPhones, MacBooks, and iPads. The guarantee provides additional rights to those provided by consumer law, including those related to non-conforming products. The Apple warranty has benefits in addition [...]

2022-07-14T17:55:45-05:00By |

How Much Does AppleCare Cost for iPhones and What Does it Cover

How Much Does AppleCare Cost for iPhones and What Does it Cover AppleCare is a service that extends the warranty of your iPhone by two years and adds additional support options. If you're worried about breaking your phone or getting it stolen, but what does it actually cover? Introduction If you have ever bought an iPhone directly from Apple or one of their partner retailers like BestBuy or Target, they have probably tried to sell you pretty hard on AppleCare. The problem is that many [...]

2022-07-14T17:58:30-05:00By |

Apple Pay: What Is It And How Does It Work?

Apple Pay: What Is It And How Does It Work? We're here to answer all of your questions about Apple Pay and show you how easy it can be for you to get started using it! Introduction Apple Pay is digital payment software from Apple, a worldwide tech giant. Since its launch in 2014, Apple Pay has grown to be a top mobile wallet outperforming close competitors like Samsung and Google pay. The convenience of leaving physical credit cards at home and paying using mobile devices appeals to [...]

2022-07-14T18:18:46-05:00By |

New Summer Store Hours

New Summer Store Hours We're excited to announce our new summer store hours. We hope you like this change, and look forward to seeing you at the store! Published: 6/19/2022 New Hours Starting Friday July 1st Starting in July, we'll be open from 9am to 6pm Monday through Thursday. Our Friday hours will stay the same, we'll be open from 10am to 5pm. The biggest change this summer is we will be closed on Saturdays. Monday – Thursday: 9 AM to 6 PM Friday: 10 AM to 5 PM [...]

2022-06-25T12:15:59-05:00By |

Why you should or shouldn’t upgrade your MacOS

Why you should or shouldn’t upgrade your MacOS If you're considering upgrading from your current operating system to the latest macOS, here's what you need to know about whether or not it's a good idea. Should You Upgrade to the latest MacOS? You have a Mac computer. Maybe it’s a Macbook, an iMac, or even a Mac Pro. It’s been a reliable computer and has lasted you a long time. Now you keep getting notifications that a new software update is available for you. Do [...]

2022-06-25T12:24:16-05:00By |

Why is My Computer So Slow?

Why is My Computer So Slow? When your computer starts to feel slow, it can be hard to figure out what's going on. Here are some common reasons your computer might be running slowly, and how you can fix them! It's a common question: "Why is my computer so slow?" A computer that is slow is a cause of concern for all. When your computer takes forever to startup, load documents, and perform other mundane tasks, it means that is some underlying issue. It can [...]

2022-06-25T12:31:05-05:00By |

Thinking About Upgrading Your iPhone?

Thinking About Upgrading Your iPhone? What You Want to Know Before You Do... Before you shell out the big bucks on a new model, here are some things you should consider. New Features Are Great—But They Might Not Change Your Life Unless you are someone who always has to have the latest and greatest of everything, you would probably like to stretch your iPhone model for as long as you can. These ­tiny computers are not exactly cheap, so buying a new model every year [...]

2022-06-25T12:49:13-05:00By |

How to Back-up Windows 10

How to Back-up Windows 10 Windows 10 comes with a built-in backup tool that lets you create a system image that can be used to restore your computer. There are different ways to create a system image, and we’ll cover the easiest ways to do it here. Getting Started Windows 10 comes with a variety of backup and restore options for its users. And we're going to look at every single one of them. Imagine, you are working at a steady pace and suddenly your PC [...]

2022-07-10T12:55:34-05:00By |

How to Enhance Text on Your iPhone

How to Enhance Text on Your iPhone Here are some tips to help you read and scroll text on your iPhone or iPad screen easier. Introduction Are you struggling to read your iPhone texts? Are they too small for you? Writing texts could be the next challenge. However, you shouldn't be worried. You can always customize your iPhone screen and make it easier to read. This guide provides multiple (step-by-step) strategies to enhance text on your iPhone. In any case, you can always contact an [...]

2022-06-25T13:06:31-05:00By |

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