14 Feb / 2023

iPhone Battery Health: What You Need to Know

2023-05-20T09:20:51-05:00By |

Introduction An iPhone is only as useful as its battery life.  From the very first iPhone, users have been swapping tips on how to optimize iPhone battery life and battery lifespan over time to get more performance from every charge. We've learned a lot about phone batteries from working together to make iPhones last longer, but eventually, it's important to know when to have your iPhone battery replaced. That's why Apple introduced the iPhone Battery Health feature that has become a fixture in iOS device settings. Today, we're walking through the Battery Health feature, how to get the best iPhone [...]

7 Feb / 2023

How to Obtain Service for your Apple Product After the Warranty Expires

2023-03-17T14:11:59-05:00By |

Navigating Apple Support After Warranty Expiration Apple provides good service for their devices as long as you are still in warranty or have AppleCare. However, this becomes less so as your device becomes older. Their warranty only lasts for one year and AppleCare is closer to an insurance product than an extended warranty. This is particularly true if the product has been ruled "vintage" or "obsolete" by Apple, which impacts whether you can get your device repaired by Apple or get new (as opposed to used) parts for it. What is a "Vintage" Apple Product? Apple considers a product to [...]

31 Jan / 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for Apple ID

2023-02-15T23:03:34-06:00By |

Introduction No doubt, Apple devices are among the safest and most secure mobile devices today. However, taking some precautions when using your Apple device is still essential, especially for sensitive tasks such as online banking or other financial transactions is still essential. Two-factor authentication (2FA) requires users to enter two different codes to access their accounts on websites and apps. This prevents hackers from accessing your account without passwords and another code. 2FA is especially useful if you use the same username and password for multiple services. Two-factor authentication for Apple ID ensures that only you have access to your Apple ID by [...]

23 Jan / 2023

Maximizing Your iPhone’s Battery Settings

2023-05-20T09:27:53-05:00By |

Extend Your Battery's Lifespan with These Proven Strategies The battery life of your iPhone is one of its most essential features. No matter what you use your iPhone for, it becomes useless if the battery is dead. In the 21st century, we all feel anxiety when we see that charge indicator hit the 20% mark. Our phones will continue to have more features that make our lives easier but hurt battery life, so it is up to us to ensure we do everything we can to extend the time our charge lasts. These tips and tricks will help you extend [...]

16 Jan / 2023

The Savvy Shopper’s Guide to Purchasing a Refurbished or Pre-owned iPhone

2023-03-19T10:31:48-05:00By |

Buying a Refurbished or Used iPhone Acquiring a brand-new iPhone can be quite costly, but opting for a refurbished or pre-owned device can save you money and contribute to a greener environment. Nonetheless, purchasing a used or refurbished iPhone entails certain risks, so it's crucial to know what to look for and how to safeguard yourself.   Why Opt for a Refurbished or Pre-owned iPhone? If you're in the market for an iPhone, there are several routes you can take. While you could always choose a sleek, brand-new device, that typically comes with a hefty price tag. Alternatively, you might [...]

14 Jan / 2023

M1 vs M2 Processor: What are the Differences?

2023-03-16T11:32:58-05:00By |

Introduction Apple has been making significant strides in replacing processors from third-party suppliers with their own chips. In 2020, the company released the M1 chip, which was praised for its efficient performance, excellent battery life, and its ability to power slim and quiet desktop computers. Later on, Apple introduced the M1 Pro, M1 Max, and M1 Ultra versions in late 2021, and this year, the company has continued to launch its M2 lineup, featuring in products such as Macbook Air, Macbook Pro, and Mac Mini. Which to Choose? As of now, Apple has two generations of processors in the market, [...]

7 Jan / 2023

Easy iPhone Cleaning: Keep Your Device Fresh

2023-03-16T13:45:50-05:00By |

Materials for Safe Cleaning: Materials for Safe Cleaning: Microfiber cloth Mild disinfectant (70% isopropyl alcohol, 75% ethyl alcohol wipe, or Clorox Disinfecting Wipes) Cotton swabs Soft brush Gentle plastic scraper or pick Masking tape Avoid These Items: Glass cleaner Household cleaner Rough fabrics Excess moisture or submersion Compressed air Cleaning Your iPhone's Exterior Screen and Casing: Gently wipe the screen and casing with a soft cloth and a mild cleaner like 70% isopropyl alcohol. Use your fingernail wrapped in the cloth to clean grooves and ridges. Change the cloth if it becomes dirty or too damp. Ports and Headphone Jack: [...]

16 Dec / 2022

A Comprehensive Guide to iPhone Screen Repair for Everyone

2023-05-20T09:26:15-05:00By |

Intro to Professional iPhone Screen Repair We understand that you might be skeptical about the possibility of repairing a broken iPhone screen, especially given the advanced technologies like OLED and TFT LCD displays, and the chemically strengthened aluminosilicate glass used in iPhones.  The manufacturers have you convinced that only they can do it, and carriers have sold you on insurance that is “necessary” because technology is a super expensive fix. However, rest assured that despite these advanced components, a broken iPhone screen can indeed be repaired, and your device can be restored to its original functionality without breaking the bank. [...]

18 Nov / 2022

Comprehensive Guide to iPhone 14 Repairability and Costs

2023-03-25T09:09:59-05:00By |

Introduction The new iPhone 14 lineup has been launched, and it's time to explore its repairability. We'll focus on the regular iPhone 14 models, as that's where the most interesting changes occur. In this article, we'll discuss to what extent the iPhone 14 can be repaired and provide estimates on repair costs. If you're looking for information about the reparability of last years model, the iPhone 13, check that guide out here. Display Repairs The iPhone 14 and 14 Plus use displays similar to the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro Max, with the same notch cutout. The 14 Plus, however, [...]

25 Oct / 2022

iPhone SE 2022 (3rd Generation) Review: A Refreshingly Simple Alternative

2023-03-26T16:18:14-05:00By |

Unboxing and First Impressions In a world dominated by cutting-edge displays, facial recognition, 5G connectivity, and large screen sizes, the iPhone SE 2022 (3rd Generation) emerges as a refreshingly simple alternative. The familiar, albeit somewhat dated, design reintroduces the navigation device that made the iPhone famous – the home button. As someone who has used the iPhone 11 Pro Max for the past two years, I am eager to explore this blend of familiarity and novelty. Will the iPhone SE's smaller screen and fewer cameras be a source of frustration or will it prove to be a more practical choice [...]


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