Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It

Jul 29, 2015 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It
The result of their work was a hacking technique—what the security industry calls a zero-day exploit—that can target Jeep Cherokees and give the attacker wireless control, via the Internet, to any of thousands of vehicles. Their code is an automaker …
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NYT cites absence of top iOS apps in search of Apple Watch failure
The New York Times published a report on Sunday questioning why the new Apple Watch doesn't run Facebook or Snapchat, two titles "missing" from the 7,400 apps that currently exist for watchOS. However, the newspaper left out material facts that …
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How to fix broken iPhone lock button: the power button's stopped working!

Jul 24, 2015 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

How to fix broken iPhone lock button: the power button's stopped working!
If your power button is broken (and judging by the amount of people that read this article every day, that's a lot of you), and it's not an iPhone 5 eligible for a replacement from Apple, we feel your pain. However, you'll be glad to find out that it …
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Uber Has Been Effectively Broken For Blind iPhone Users Since January
… reader among those surveyed, with 60.5% of respondents saying they use it. So in January, thousands of blind iPhone users who use Uber as a daily form of transportation suddenly found themselves locked out of its functionality, without warning, and …
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iFixit Reveals that the HTC One M9 is Difficult to Repair

Jul 24, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

iFixit Reveals that the HTC One M9 is Difficult to Repair
Well this shouldn't be a big surprise. We've seen this before with devices like the HTC One M9 that do not have a removable back. As iFixit does with every smartphone that hits the market, they go out and get one and tear it apart to see how easy it is …
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Google produces Android 5.0.1 with bug fix in tow
The major purpose of the 5.0.1 update seems to be to fix a bug that could trigger a device reset under very specific conditions. Android users can set up their devices to be reset if too many incorrect attempts to get past the lock screen are detected …
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LG Watch Urbane gets iFixit teardown, relatively easy repair

Jul 18, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

LG Watch Urbane gets iFixit teardown, relatively easy repair
The iFixit team has put LG's top-of-the-line Android Wear smartwatch – the LG Watch Urbane – squarely in its sights for a teardown treatment. Smartwatches are generally more prone to issues and breaks than smartphones, given the watches' proximity to …
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge teardown shows difficult repair process
The teardown specialists at iFixit recently showed us the difficult process of repairing Samsung's newest flagship, the Galaxy S6. Now they have a go at the flagship's quirkier brother, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, and it seems like it's bad news for …
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How to mend … a cracked iPhone screen

Jul 12, 2015 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

How to mend … a cracked iPhone screen
If the iPhone in your pocket is sporting a broken screen right now, you're not alone. Nearly a quarter of iPhones on the streets look just like yours. After the glass cracks, your options are pretty limited: either pay for an expensive repair, or keep …
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Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories is barely a video game

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

Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories is barely a video game
Their responses were in broken English. I spoke to each NPC until the ! above their head vanished. None of the NPCs I spoke to did anything. Six minutes later the demo said "Thank you for playing". Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories is coming to Wii U, …
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Chainfire May Have Fixed Many Broken Root Apps On Lollipop With New
Android 5.0 is a big step up in security with its tweaked implementation of SELinux. Chainfire managed to get root on Lollipop shortly after it was released, of course, but the process has been a little more messy. There are also a fair number of root …
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Broken data usage meters continue to plague customers
EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) is the largest mobile network operator in the UK with around 28 million customers. Last April, customers flooded EE's community forum with complaints of an app that was using all of the phone's data plan even though …
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Michael Fassbender Talks About 'Slow West,' the Steve Jobs Movie, and His

Jul 7, 2015 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

Michael Fassbender Talks About 'Slow West,' the Steve Jobs Movie, and His
It's a bit shocking when Michael Fassbender displays a busted-up, partially shattered iPhone, and even more so when he casually offers that the smashed device is actually a relatively archaic, five-year-old iPhone 4 — and a device the actor says he's …
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How to fix a cracked iPhone 6 display yourself in just 5 minutes
We have attempted to help iPhone owners by recommending some fantastic iPhone cases that will protect the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in style, but some people just don't want to listen. If you're one of those people and you've recently broken your …
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Rihanna-signed broken iPhone 5, after selfie gone awry, helps raise 6500
Pop singer Rihanna and Los Angeles Police Commission President Steve Soboroff show off their LAPD bracelets courtside at the May 9, 2014, Clippers-vs.-Thunder playoff game at Staples Center where Rihanna dropped his iPhone 5 while taking a selfie of …
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iPhone 7 release date, price and specs rumours – dual-lens camera tech on its way

Jul 1, 2015 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

iPhone 7 release date, price and specs rumours – dual-lens camera tech on its way
It turns out that Apple wants even more and, according to reports from Taiwan, has been working on dual-lens camera tech for three years. While Apple appears to have solved its initial issues with the technology, it looks as though dual-lens won't be …
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Apple's New iPhone Dock Versus the Competition
This feature won't work with a larger iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models because their audio ports don't line up properly with the cradle's audio jack. Fortunately, the jack folds down into the dock base if it isn't needed, which means current-model iPhones …
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Interactive Intelligence PureCloud Collaborate
For the purposes of my review, I looked at what was available for users today and based my score on the features that were actually working. I plan to update this review as necessary in the future … Though they do include Collaborate as part of their …
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