Google Nexus 5X 'Bricked and Melted Itself', Claims User

Feb 10, 2016 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Google Nexus 5X 'Bricked and Melted Itself', Claims User
Google's new Nexus phones have been reported to be affected by various issues by several users, however nothing related to heating issues were reported until now. A Reddit user has now claimed that his Nexus 5X while in his pocket started heating up …
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Update Asus Nexus 7 (2013) with CM13 Android Marshmallow custom ROM via
… 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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How to Unbrick Samsung Galaxy S5 – Complete Tutorial
Getting your Android smartphone bricked is one of the worst things that could ever happen to you – or at least it feels so. Bricking technically means that your Android device turns into a non-functioning and unusable state. It is categorized in two …
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Latest S4 Screen Replacement News

Feb 5, 2016 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Best smartphones 2016: top mobile phones on sale
"Though it feels too similar to last year's G3, the LG G4 is an excellent big-screen smartphone that will appeal to budding photographers, and has old-school features missing from rival flagships. … "Samsung has clearly listened to feedback – not …
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How to replace screen glass on the Galaxy S4
If you happen to have scratched the digitizer, this shouldn't be a problem as it won't be noticeable when the screen is later turned on. 11. Place the adhesive film that came with the glass replacement along the edges of the device. You can also …
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Galaxy S4 Disassembly & Assembly Teardown – Screen & Case Replacement
Visit the link below to find parts and tools to repair your Samsung Galaxy S4: http://www.etradesupply.com/samsung/g… Screen Replacement Guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPXVnT… Loudspeaker 1:30. Rear housing 2:37. USB & Microphone 5:15
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Final Fantasy VII Remake will be broken up into episodes

Jan 30, 2016 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Final Fantasy VII Remake will be broken up into episodes
After a divisive gameplay reveal at PlayStation Experience (looks cool, I'll play it), we're getting word from the Square Enix that the Final Fantasy VII Remake will be "told across a multi-part series." We don't know how many episodes, or how often …
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Broken Age point-and-click adventure finally arrives on Android
The market for point-and-click adventure games is steadily growing, and Broken Age's popularity – especially in the iOS platform where it first launched – is just evidence for that fact. Now the game is finally arriving on Android, ten months after it …
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Motorola Makes Up For Broken KitKat Update Promise To Atrix HD Owners With
Motorola launched the Atrix HD in July 2012 on AT&T. The handset came running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and soon the smartphone received Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Atrix HD customers were expecting to get Android 4.4 KitKat update in …
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The woes of Android updates, and how to fix the process
What Google has done to the smartphone landscape is nothing short of brilliant. And I understand this is a challenging process, one that offers many levels of complexity. I also am aware that the process, as it stands, is far from broken, but it is …
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Latest Bricked Android News

Jan 24, 2016 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Nexus 6P Review: This Is The Android Device That You've Been Waiting For
They look new, feel new, have new things and everyone loves new. I'm starting to feel phone fatigue, though. I love new technology, but I feel like the incremental updates that come along for Android phones and Apple phones are starting to get …
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iPhones, iPads BRICKED by iOS 9's 'slide-to-upgrade' bug
Apple has published a workaround after some iPhone and iPad users were left stranded in the middle of the iOS 9 update process. The Cupertino giant has acknowledged multiple complaints that devices were unable to progress past the "Slide to Upgrade" …
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Google Nexus 7 (2013) Gets Android 5.1.1 Update
Reports of the previous update – build LMY47V – bricked a lot of Nexus 7 2013's so that if your's isn't bricked, you're pretty lucky. And hopefully this update won't brick your Nexus 7 2013. So far we haven't heard anything about it bricking the device …
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Yet another Android vulnerability discovered — bad guys can turn your device

Jan 13, 2016 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Yet another Android vulnerability discovered — bad guys can turn your device
Say what you want about the restricted nature of Apple's iOS, but I appreciate its security — it makes me feels safe. Comparatively, Android can feel much less secure. Not only is it fragmented due to carrier and manufacturer reluctance to support …
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Android smartphones and tablets could be bricked by security flaw
"We believe that this vulnerability may be used by cyber criminals to do some substantial damage on Android smartphones and tablets, which include bricking a device, or rendering it unusable in any way. In this context, the device is bricked as it is …
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Enabling 'My Xperia Theft Protection' may brick your Sony Xperia device
“My Xperia Theft Protection” (MXTP) is one of the new features found in the more recent devices of the Sony Xperia line – namely the Xperia Z4/Z3+, the Xperia Z4 Tablet, and the Xperia C4 and Xperia M4 Aqua. MXTP is unique in such a way that it offers …
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Galaxy S5 teardown: New design makes repairing a cracked screen much easier

Jan 2, 2016 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Galaxy S5 teardown: New design makes repairing a cracked screen much easier
Samsung's Galaxy S5 may not look all that different from the Galaxy S4 on the outside, but on the side it's a completely different animal. There's lots of hardware upgrades, a redesigned interior, and a whole new way to open the case and replace a …
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Samsung sweetens the deal for Galaxy S5 buyers in India – offers free pick up
Samsung is now offering new schemes to lure prospective buyers to pick up the Galaxy S5 in India. After announcing buyback schemes for existing Galaxy S3 owners and other smartphone users, Samsung's latest offer includes free pick up and delivery of …
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Some users reporting Nexus 7 brick issue on Android 5.0+ Lollipop

Dec 27, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Some users reporting Nexus 7 brick issue on Android 5.0+ Lollipop
Can you think of anything worse than bricking your phone when flashing a new ROM? Well, how about your Android device turning into a fancy paperweight when the official OTA update is installing? That's right, a good bunch of Nexus 7 owners, both 2012 …
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To hack an Android phone, just type in a really long password
But there's no telling when it'll reach Android devices made by Samsung, LG and others. Blame the Android's fractured updating system, which is slowed down by phone manufacturers and cellphone network carriers. Google has acknowledged the flaw, …
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7 Points on The Samsung Galaxy S7: Specs, Hardware & Design

Dec 22, 2015 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

7 Points on The Samsung Galaxy S7: Specs, Hardware & Design
Last year's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 EDGE were excellent devices, but they didn't sell quite as well as Samsung had hoped — I think a lot of people were still a bit sore about the Galaxy S5. In 2016, though, Samsung should have an easier time … All …
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Samsung Galaxy S5 replacement parts (display, touchscreen, battery, home
Flex cables, ribbons, batteries, rear housings, camera lenses, LCD screens, touchscreen digitizers, physical buttons, and even motherboards – that's just a taste of what could go wrong with the Samsung Galaxy S5 units out in the wild. Thankfully, a …
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5 Reasons the Nexus 5X is Worth Buying
The LG G4 has the same CPU as the 5x, but is of course somewhat larger. The S5 is similar in size and a very slightly larger screen (5.2 vs 5.1″). Both are plenty fast for current apps and with a battery replacement and not using the USB daily will …
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Lumia 550 is Now Available in Select Markets
So what you're getting here is an entry-level 1.1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage (expandable with microSD), and a 4.7-inch HD720 (1280 x 720) LCD screen. The cameras, too, are … I'd like to know how that …
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