26 Jun / 2019

How much does it cost to replace a MacBook screen at the Apple store?

2019-07-17T16:54:23+00:00By |

How much does it cost to replace a MacBook screen at the Apple store? MacBook laptops from Apple some of the most beautiful and well designed – not to mention powerful, but just like everything else man-made they aren’t impervious to accidental drops, dings, and damage. Thanks to the fact that they are made using high-quality construction materials (especially milled aluminum) they feel indestructible in the hand, but those gorgeous retina displays have the potential to pop and spiderweb just like any other screen out there. If you are unlucky enough to have a damaged screen the other pretty [...]

21 May / 2019

What is the cost for MacBook repairs?

2019-07-17T16:07:42+00:00By |

What is the cost for MacBook repairs? There is no simple answer to how much it will exactly cost to repair an Apple MacBook. There are many generations and variations of the MacBook, creating a range of repairs from as inexpensive as $29 to as expensive as $849. To make your MacBook repair less intimating, we'll go through a different repair services whether you have a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or the MacBook. Each repair center is different, so we will discuss the repairs that we will perform at Gophermods for your mac. Which MacBook do you have? The [...]

21 Nov / 2018

Thanksgiving & Black Friday Store Hours

2019-07-17T16:12:16+00:00By |

Thanksgiving & Black Friday Hours Thanksgiving & Black Friday - Not Open Small Business Saturday - Open On Thanksgiving / Black Friday we always close our repair doors for a few days. A Gophermods core values is family spirit, and on a day like Thanksgiving, we want our team to be with those that matter most, and that's their friends, family and loved ones. While we love ❤️ repairing 🔧 your broken technology, we want you to be your friends, and family too. We hope everyone enjoys some good food, football and company this holiday week. This is our 1️⃣0️⃣th year we've closed [...]

12 Nov / 2018

5 Tips To Shop Online Safely This Holiday Season

2019-07-17T16:51:22+00:00By |

5 Tips To Shop Online Safely This Holiday Season Ever since Windows Defender was released (which includes Windows Defender Browser Protection on Macs as well), a lot of people have decided that they don't need any other virus protection at all. That's quite a big risk to take. Here are 5 tips to protect your computer or laptop from viruses while shopping this holiday season. Tip 1: Don't just rely on Windows Defender. Windows Defender is good at what it does, but it has its own issues. Dedicated anti-virus software is ideal because the best ones have decades of [...]

25 Apr / 2017

Tech Review – iPad 9.7(2017)

2019-07-17T16:39:31+00:00By |

Tech Review - iPad 9.7(2017) In the world of technology we like to focus on the super expensive devices, the ones that push the envelope in every direction. People love to "ooh" and "ahh" over every new feature, quirk or change that it brings to the table. In doing so, sometimes we can overlook the simpler things, the less expensive gadgets that a recent college graduate(me) can afford. I'm a sucker for finding affordable technology. I built my computer using parts from one if not two generations behind the latest iterations, and my current phone is the modest if unassuming [...]

14 Apr / 2017

Flagship Roundup – The Best of the Best

2019-07-17T17:07:48+00:00By |

Flagship Roundup - The Best of the Best The Galaxy S8 is looking to recapture the magic of the Galaxy S7, and regain customer confidence after the Note 7 Battery disaster. Photo by: Samsung Mobile With Samsung's Galaxy S8 launching before the month is out, I wanted to take a look to see what it was up against in the smartphone space. Rivals Apple and LG have their phones already to market, while others like HTC and Google quietly carve their niche in the flagship arena. Maybe you're waiting to see how the S8 behaves in public, [...]

24 Mar / 2017

Dual Camera Roundup – The Best in Pocket Photography

2019-07-17T17:05:10+00:00By |

Dual Camera Roundup - The Best in Pocket Photography 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 success. Today, we are surrounded by a plethora of devices that feature a dual camera setup. Here we will be breaking down the differences between three of the top tier dual camera wielding phones [...]

13 Mar / 2017

Tech Talk – Corey H.

2018-01-22T03:03:42+00:00By |

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 Gophermods? Assistant Store manager at Gophermods Plymouth. Corey Hoeve is the Assistant Store Manager at Gophermods Plymouth. 3. What is your favorite phone to repair and why? The iPhone 6 is my favorite. They put it together really well and made it easy [...]

7 Mar / 2017

Cases and Screen Protectors – Protect Your Device.

2019-07-17T17:03:12+00:00By |

Cases and Screen Protectors - Protect Your Device. 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 keeping your device safe.   Tempered Glass Screen Protectors Cell Patriot Screen Protectors keep your screen looking great while providing serious protection. These are simply another layer of glass that goes on top [...]

27 Feb / 2017

Tech Talk – John M

2018-01-22T03:03:43+00:00By |

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 do you do at Gophermods? I'm the Inventory Manager and Hardware Development Lead at Gophermods. 3. What is your favorite phone to repair and why? The Galaxy S5 is one of my favorite phones to repair. Let me rephrase that, “My favorite screen to replace” [...]