iPhone Battery: Varying Mileage

By | 2018-01-22T00:30:26+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Apple News, iPhone, Smartphones|

Flooded across the internet the last month has been device slow downs from Apple which all point to the battery.  While the legitimacy of doing so is largely in question, you'll soon be allowed to disable all throttling. Apple will now repair and replace batteries on devices from the iPhone 6 to the iPhone 7 [...]

PSA: iOS11 and the 32-bit support crusade!

By | 2017-08-28T19:55:40+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Apple News, iPhone|

32-what? you may ask!  iOS 11 drops support for all 32-bit apps you may be running on your iDevice in favor of 64-bit.  You're currently greeted with a warning message upon opening these apps in iOS10 - come iOS11 these apps won't even open at all.  There's around 187,000 32-bit applications on the AppStore.  That's [...]

Must have Mac Apps!

By | 2017-08-15T21:49:50+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Apple News, Computer Repair|

So you just purchased a brand new Macbook and you're curious about the best applications to improve your experience.  Below is our top five list for those new or familiar with the Mac!   Alfred 3 - Alfred is a spotlight replacement for MacOS.  Alfred has powerful workflow's similar(as well as more expansive) than Spotlight. [...]

Foxconn: U.S Manufacturing

By | 2017-07-31T17:21:48+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Apple News, iPhone, Smartphones|

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn announced plans to build a $10 billion LCD display screen plant in Wisconsin. For those unaware, Foxconn is a major supplier to Apple for it's iPhones. This is a giant deal that will strike up thousands of jobs and an attempt to help grow America's economy. Although based in Taiwan, much [...]

Tech Crossover: Co-starring Siri

By | 2017-07-25T17:29:59+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Apple News, iPhone, Smartphones|

Ever imagine Siri being a co-star?  She gets her first shot in a big budget commercial. Apple partners with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for a new 'commercial' which will co-star Siri.  Seemingly at random and to the surprise of many - Dwayne Johnson teases us with this announcement via his twitter.  Co-starring in this lengthy commercial is [...]

The $1,000 iPhone

By | 2017-07-22T19:17:50+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Apple News, iPhone, Smartphones|

Apple's next iPhone(8) releasing later this year is said to have an average price point of $1,100 according to JPMorgan's research.  This is in part due to the increased expenses when producing and using Samsung's OLED screen versus their previous LCD's.  We expect a launch announcement around September 6th, but if the delays are true [...]

Domino Effect: Samsung’s Ditching the Headphone Jack

By | 2016-12-13T23:17:43+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Apple News, DropSmashFIx, iPhone, Samsung News, Smartphones|

What do Apple, Motorola and now Samsung have in common?  The removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack. According to the credible SamMobile, The Galaxy S8 will drop the headphone jack in favor of USB-C.  With this removal Samsung will be able to make the device thinner while increasing battery size.  This same decision by Apple [...]

Apple: Staying in the Loop with the iPhone 8, iPads & Battery Dillemas

By | 2016-12-06T22:35:05+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Apple News, DropSmashFIx, iPhone, Smartphones|

Looking through the  proverbial Apple lens here are this weeks 3 hot topics surrounding your favorite device.iPhone 8 LeaksWith the iPhone 7 almost 3 months old we already expect the iPhone 8 is coming to fruition in many forms.  Apple wanting to pursue an OLED display instead of LCD is proving to be complicated.  The [...]

Refurbished: Straight from Apple

By | 2016-11-08T23:33:52+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Apple News, DropSmashFIx, iPhone, Smartphones|

Until now Apple has only sold brand new iPhone's and never refurbished models - except starting today.  You can now purchase a refurbished iPhone at competitive prices to 3rd party retailers but there's a bonus - you get a full 1 year factory warranty.  Pricing varies per model and storage, but you can expect about [...]