Microsoft Patch Tuesday for June 2014: A BSOD Beckons?

May 26, 2015 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Microsoft Patch Tuesday for June 2014: A BSOD Beckons?
With this Microsoft Patch Tuesday for June, Microsoft has released two updates rated as critical, with the remaining five patches rated as important. This is an average size security update for Microsoft with two urgent patches and one update that you …
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Error Lookup 2.0.6
The program works with regular Windows codes, DirectX, NTSTATUS (Native API), WinInet, Device Manager, STOP (BSOD), RAS/VPN and Ip Helper library error codes. While this might sound complex, it really isn't. Just type whatever you need into the "Error …
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Here's How to Fix Your Cracked iPhone Screen

May 23, 2015 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

Here's How to Fix Your Cracked iPhone Screen
With apologies to Sir Jony Ive, I have managed to break every version of Apple's iPhone, in one way or another. From getting water in the original iPhone's dock to dropping and shattering an iPhone 6 within one day of its release, I've done it all …
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New Wallet : iPhone Case Wallet And Bluetooth Key Tracker (video)
The New Wallet is hoping to change that, and has been designed to provide a hard case wallet for your iPhone 5 and above iOS smartphones, while also providing a useful Bluetooth key tracker and alerting system to make sure you never leave your keys or …
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How to Repair a Broken iPhone 6
Want to try to repair your broken iPhone 6? This guide will help you tackle broken screens, bad batteries, busted charging ports, and even the iPhone 6 camera. You can save a ton of money by fixing your broken iPhone 6 yourself, and the videos below …
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Android One, Google's $100 Smart Phone For The Masses, Gets Slow Start In

May 23, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Android One, Google's 0 Smart Phone For The Masses, Gets Slow Start In
Many would-be customers instead buy knockoffs or "gray market" sets, typically with much older and broken software — and no chance of an upgrade or full functionality. Other customers, who can afford to pay $ 100 to $ 150 for a smartphone, have other …
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Asus delays Android Lollipop rollout for Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 yet again
It was just earlier this month we reported that the Asus Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 smartphones were scheduled to get their much-awaited update to Android 5.0 Lollipop mid-May. Well, the rollout didn't go as planned and the company has now gone on the record …
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Here's What to Do When You Break Your Smartphone
As you pick the shattered remnant of your life from the pavement — that is, the smartphone you just dropped — your mind races. You didn't have insurance on your handset. You can't afford to spend $ 800 on a new one. How will you check your work email?
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Latest Android Repair News

May 17, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Reports Suggest 2013 Nexus 7 Units Are Failing At An Alarming Rate, Not Likely
Further evidence to support this explanation comes by way of reports from 2013 Nexus 7 owners that have sent in the tablet for repairs, all of which claim that the motherboard had to be replaced to restore the device to working order. No confirmed …
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Question about screwing up your phone with unoptimized code…
My phone is killing me, i have sent it to repair service 3 times and 3 times they replaced motherboard. Few days i've got it back. … I have done 1 native android program and 1 with LibGDX API, both published on Google Play. Now i am working on my …
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Drop your phone in the toilet, get it replaced for free
Phone manufacturers, service providers, and third parties are happy to provide you with insurance on your cell phone. However, accident protection is … Unauthorized modifications/repair and battery tampering void the policy. Finally, the policy will …
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Another Italian city announces it's ditching Microsoft Windows for open source

May 15, 2015 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Another Italian city announces it's ditching Microsoft Windows for open source
If there's one thing that obsesses local government organisations in recession-ridden Italy, it's cutting spending. One way many of them think can help them achieve that goal is ditching Microsoft and going open source. The latest in what is becoming …
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Ballmer PERSONALLY wrote Windows' Blue Screen of Death text
Microsoft has revealed that Steve Ballmer himself penned the text that appears when users give Windows the “three-fingered salute”* by pressing CTRL-ALT-DEL to invoke the infamous “blue screen of death”. Redmond's Old new thing blog offers the …
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IT failures cost average of £410000 – but half could easily be avoided, warns
An IT failure costs an organisation an average of £410,000 per incident, but half of the issues that bring businesses grinding to a halt could be classed as avoidable. That is according to a new report, titled the Technology Risk Radar, released by …
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Smartphone, tablet repair business moving to new location

May 12, 2015 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Smartphone, tablet repair business moving to new location
The small repair work began to change when a distraught, bawling customer brought Glackin her broken iPhone. From there, Glackin's business grew, with iPhone repair making up a significant portion. These days, he employs four helpers and one full-time …
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IIT Kharagpur students developing underwater drone Kraken for surveillance
The new AUV named Kraken 3.0 will be capable of conducting underwater surveillance, repair large underwater pipes and even help in finding and retrieving black box of a flight. The name of the … A powerful on-board computer is part of the machine.”.
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Four Indian Americans Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Bhatia's research investigates applications of micro- and nano-technology for tissue repair and regeneration. In 2003, she was named to the MIT Technology Review TR100 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35. … He is also …
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OBD-II Bluetooth car repair apps help you find or avoid mechanics: RepairLync

May 12, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

OBD-II Bluetooth car repair apps help you find or avoid mechanics: RepairLync
Recently, Openbay announced it will work in the future with a supported OBDII device it will give away to subscribers in the hopes that the subscribers will get their cars repaired by Openbay shops. Two new repair apps with OBDII connections available …
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DIY repair site iFixit launches Android hub for phones, tablets, and smartwatches
The site just launched a dedicated Android hub, which features repair guides for 252 of phones and tablets. There are also resources for repairing smartwatches and TV devices like the Chromecast. And you can buy parts and tools to fix your device yourself.
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Top Android news of the week: New trojan, DIY repair site, and Windows app
android-logo.jpg iFixit goes full-bore with Android Repair Hub. Chances are you've seen one of iFixit's breakdown articles for some device or another. These folks are experts at tearing open even the smallest gadgets and determining how easy they would …
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Latest BSOD Help News

May 9, 2015 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Error Lookup converts PC error codes to text descriptions
Windows error messages are never exactly clear, and Windows Update is a particular offender. One common alert complains that "Windows could not search for new updates", displaying the cryptic code: "80072EE2". Which it then helpfully translates as …
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Microsoft re-releases botched Windows 8.1 Update 2 patch KB 2975719
It, too, caused blue-screen stops (on Windows 7) and black screens (on Windows 8). As I explained last week, that … This new version may be good. At least, at this point, I haven't heard any cries for help — possibly because the rollout is so …
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