iPhone 7 Plus battery explodes. Next Asus phone will allow live stream “beautification”. Apple fixes iPhone shutdown issues… partially. Samsung won’t be selling refurbished Note 7 in India. The top five phones for battery life. iPhone 6 and 6 plus can now be hacked by third party. The week in wireless is here.
If you own a phone you should want to have freedom of choice when it comes to fixing problems. Whether or not going to an independent repair facility is first choice it should always be exactly that- YOUR CHOICE. Help support the same type of legislation that we have when it comes to service of any kind. Parts and information should be available to those who can make good use of it.
Should you have a right to repair your own phone? You wash your hands after using the restroom but what about your phone? Is phone insurance a good investment? There are new proposed laws regarding phones and driving that may affect you.
Verizon is offering customers same day phone screen repairs for select models. Should you be concerned? Sprint iPhones might be a much better value than people think. Galaxy S7 Edge displays can be a pain. Dealing with customers that want to haggle, and more…
iPhone 8 rumors. Will it be the 8, the X, the 10th anniversary edition? Hard to say for sure but maybe we will see inductive charging added to this years model. The word is that Apple may break the $1,000 price tag this time. Another Samsung battery catches fire… well a whole pile of them apparently. The Nougat update may reduce your battery capacity by 10%, and more… This is the week in wireless Phonecast.
When buying parts for phone repair there are a lot of things to consider. All vendors are not equal, quantity is a factor, and the Chinese New Year celebration puts things on hold for at least a week every year. Do-it-yourselfers and professionals should not necessarily buy from the same suppliers.
Does Donald Trump still use a Galaxy S3? Company that hacked iPhone 5C gets hacked. If a telemarketer says “Can you hear me?” Hang up. Samsung will not be showing off the Galaxy S8 this month but may be contracting with a Japanese battery manufacturer for this model. Sony sells less but earns more…
Apple has removed the iCloud activation lock status page but… there’s a workaround at least for the moment. Is pricing the only thing that differentiates you from your competition? Then you’re doing it wrong! Let’s talk about taking calls from potential customers and taking them to the next level- commitment.
Using the pattern unlock on your Android device may not be a good idea. Neither is taking a selfie that shows your fingerprint. Will the next iPhone have a curved edge display or is Apple planning to use flexible LCDs for a different device? The LG G6 will not have a removable battery or wireless Read More …
If you’ve never considered the risk of injury related to phone repair here are a few things that you should be aware of. First and foremost protect your eyes! You only have one pair to get through life with. Broken glass and eyes are a bad combination.