Latest IPhone Won’t Work News

Jun 26, 2015 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

Need a reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features
With Apple Pay, which only works on the latest models of iPhones and the Apple Watch, users link a credit card or bank account to their iPhone. Once that's … Google says it will incorporate store rewards, but won't work with store credit cards to …
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15 ways to overcome smartphone addiction
You can then get back to work. Here's what I recommend: When you feel like you just have to check your phone, close your eyes and take a deep breath. Inhale for three seconds, and exhale for three seconds. The urge will usually disappear. If the urge …
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T-Mobile Announces Jump On Demand, Letting You Upgrade “When You Want
The new program works like this. T-Mobile will hand you a new smartphone with zero out of pocket costs. You agree to pay for it monthly, just like any other device payment plan. But when you decide you want a new phone, T-Mobile will let you get one at …
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Apple Daily: New Retina iMac coming?; Apple Pulls Confederate Flag Apps
Apple is said to be working with the developers to get their apps on the App Store again, although reportedly this mostly entails replacing the Confederate flag with some other flag. In one case, developer HexWar plans to replace the familiar St …
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Wall Street's switching phones

Jun 26, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Wall Street's switching phones
It works on both Android and iOS. The firm only reimburses a fixed portion of personal phone bills, which makes the economics of using a Blackberry favorable. JP Morgan and Citigroup aren't the only big Wall Street firms dialing down Blackberry usage.
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Google throws nearly a billion Android users under the bus, refuses to patch
The average phone or tablet buyer has no way to upgrade their operating system unless the carrier provides an OTA update, and two-year upgrade cycles means that plenty of people are going to be stuck on broken devices with known exploits that Google …
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Leases: ABS hooks up Stanford on B'way, Adams & Co. in action on 33rd

Jun 20, 2015 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Leases: ABS hooks up Stanford on B'way, Adams & Co. in action on 33rd
ABS Partners Real Estate, LLC announced that it secured a 6,000-square-foot lease for Stanford University at 915 Broadway in Manhattan's Flatiron District. The university is taking space on the 18th floor for the headquarters of its Stanford in New …
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Tom Clyde: Getting retail right
I'd spent hours with tech support on the phone, dragged it into the store, and no matter what they did, they couldn't fix it. My version of Microsoft Word was so old it was no longer supported. It doesn't like Yosemite. But the processor on the old …
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New commercial building planned for Main Street in Northborough
It currently houses a 5,300-square-foot, three-story building occupied on the lower level by Fitzgerald Institute, a child day care service, and on the first floor by CX Computer Exchange, a computer repair business. Plans call for the parcel to be …
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How to repair a cracked iPhone screen

Jun 20, 2015 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

How to repair a cracked iPhone screen
Apple will come to the rescue and repair your cracked screen, but it won't be free. If your iPhone is in otherwise good condition, you'll be handing over between £86-106 – but that's only if there's nothing else that deems it as an “out-of-warranty …
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Latest Broken Android News

Jun 20, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Opinion: The Fragmented Reality of Modern Android
I soon learned that the impression made that day was, in many respects, unique to the Samsung Galaxy line, and a symptom of a much larger problem: the Android ecosystem is a very broken, fragmented, mess. This mess stands out to me for one primary …
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Top 10 Android M features: Privacy, payments, performance and photos
However, Android M is one of the most interesting in this sea of announcements. The latest developer build of Google's next mobile operating system version features several upgrades and new services. We've broken down the 10 biggest upgrades that …
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Android Circuit: How Secure is Android, Samsung's Broken Promises, Galaxy S6
Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week's Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the reviews of the Galaxy S6 Edge, why nobody challenged Samsung during 2014, how to measure the success of the …
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Fix-it man keeps typewriters clacking

Jun 17, 2015 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Fix-it man keeps typewriters clacking
Personal computers first reared their silent, non-clacking heads in the 1980s, but early models were too expensive for mass adoption. In that span, Vorten found himself servicing a lot of word processing/typewriter hybrids—basically typewriters with a …
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Legislation puts California state computer project under scrutiny
The project was supposed to roll out to the department's 38 boards and bureaus, which regulate everything from acupuncturists to automotive repair shops, but the majority of those offices still don't use the system. Meanwhile, BreEZe has busted its …
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Nexus 9 Android 5.0.2 Update Bootloop Problem? Here's What To Do

Jun 14, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Nexus 9 Android 5.0.2 Update Bootloop Problem? Here's What To Do
While a soft-bricked Nexus 9 could be fixed, the question being asked is why do users have to go through the ordeal? Questions regarding the cause of the problems were sent by Android Central to both Google and HTC, the company's partner manufacturer …
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How to Install Benghazi Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Custom ROM on Samsung
… performed by a person with sound knowledge of rooting (or manual software installation) Android devices. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or being permanently …
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Latest BSOD Help News

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

Windows 10 is Launching This Summer in 190 Countries
Through a new program with Xiaomi, one of the top smartphone distributors in the world, a select group of Xiaomi Mi 4 power users will be invited to help test Windows 10 and contribute to its future release later this year. These power users will have …
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Roommates Stab Each Other During Fierce iPhone vs. Android Debate
Posted April 17, 2015 at 2:54pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 11583 views. Two men have been hospitalized after …. it came out? I'm still using Xperia and 7. Despite bsod, without a doubt best windows …
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Sony Xperia Z Ultra Android Lollipop Update: How to Install CyanogenMod

Jun 9, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Android Lollipop Update: How to Install CyanogenMod
… performed by a person with sound knowledge of rooting (or manual software installation) Android devices. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or being permanently …
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Android 5.1.1 factory images go live for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 3G and
Besides, those who inadvertently bricked their device while flashing custom ROMs or rooting their device, are required to flash the factory image to fix the issue as OTA updates will not work on custom kernels or modified kernels. Those who cannot wait …
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, Note 3 Android 5.0 Lollipop Problems
One owner of multiple Note 4 handsets reports that it worked fine on one and not the others: "I have one Note 4 that took the update with no problems, the other 2 bricked and Kies could not recover the previous version. The update downloaded but wouldn …
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Windows 10 set for July release

Jun 6, 2015 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Windows 10 set for July release
Along with their security recommendations, they included a section on computer maintenance and repair. They rated manufacturer and retailer tech support in two groups. In general, CR was pretty cool about the quality of tech support from either group.
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Bowers keeping busy while awaiting next basketball opportunity
Laurence Bowers cheers during a Missouri basketball game in January. After spending the winter mending an injured wrist, Bowers played seven games for Hapoel Holon in the top Israeli league. Bowers hopes to continue playing, either in the NBA or …
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