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iPhone People Aren’t as Humble, Honest and Kind When Compared to Android Users

Friday, September 9th, 2016

smartphone-157082_1280We don’t believe this, but that’s what research is telling us.

The choice of phone you use may be indicative of your personality more than you think. Scientists recently found that Android users are much more humble, kinder and honest than their rivals – iPhone users.

In the study, people in two groups (iPhone users and Android users) completed a questionnaire. Each question related to their personality. iPhone users most often chose responses  that weren’t as kind, humble and honest as Android users did.

In addition to the personality questionnaire, the research team analyzed the apps each user downloaded and used. There was a clear discrepancy between what iPhone users downloaded and what Android users did.

Women Love iPhone

What’s interesting is that you would think more women who fall under the humble, kind, and honest category, but actually, they were more likely to own an Apple. Men are more like to have Android phones, and well, they fell into the group with people who are more humble, kind and honest.

Socially Outgoing

In addition to these personality traits, it seems as though iPhone users are more extroverted as well. I guess that does make sense, since iPhone users do tend to talk a big game about their choice in smartphone.

What Does Your Phone Say About You?

It’s obvious our phones are a big part of us, and we’re going to make decisions based on our likes and dislikes with each type of phone. What do you believe is true of your smartphone as it relates to your personality? It is something interesting to consider, isn’t it?


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Samsung Smartphone Repair

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

samsung smartphone repairSamsung smartphones are quite durable. As a Samsung smartphone owner, I have dropped it many times without the screen cracking. Now, I understand I may have been just lucky over the past two years because truth be told, my camera did crack. It didn’t affect the ability to take pictures, so it’s all good. However, if you’re searching the Internet for Samsung smartphone repair, it’s likely you’ve had a devastating accident with your smartphone. The screen is cracked, there’s been water damage, or some other unfortunate event. The good news is you can easily get it repaired with iResQ.

Samsung Smartphone Repair for Screens

The screen on the Samsung smartphone is easily repaired by trained, experienced technicians. This is because they know how to skillfully remove the screen from the device without damaging any other part of the phone.

Once the screen is removed, the technician will replace it with a new screen. The screens for Samsung smartphone repair at iResQ are high quality. They are just as good as the one that came with your phone. We care about the lifetime of our Samsung smartphone repair, which is why we only use the best quality.

Samsung Smartphone Repair for Water Damage

Water damage can be a serious problem for smartphone owners. It can completely ruin a device within seconds. However, the knowledge and skills of our certified technicians can usually save your smartphone. With our water damage Samsung smartphone repair, we will ensure all of the parts in your phone are in good working order and any that have been affected by the water will be replaced.

We know that replacing many parts in a smartphone may cost more than you are willing to pay, which is why we offer free diagnostics. We can assess the damage, and provide you with a Samsung smartphone repair quote. You can then decide whether you want us to fix it.

For more information on Samsung smartphone repair, visit out smartphone repair section.

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Android Battery Problems after a Year

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Android Battery ProblemsIf it’s been about a year after you bought your Android device, you may have noticed the battery doesn’t last nearly as long as it used to. You may need to plug it in a couple times a day, so you can use it. As frustrating as this is, we have something to share with you – Android battery problems are common.

Android Battery Problems

Batteries aren’t made to last a long time. After charging, decharging, and recharging hundreds of times, the battery begins to lose power. This means that when you charge it to 100%, it’s not really as full as it was when you first started using it. That’s why it’s dying so much sooner.

While you can simply plug it in all of the time to get the device to continue to work, it’s not desirable. After all, mobile devices should be mobile. You want to be able to take it with you wherever you go and not have to worry about plugging it in every hour or so.

The only solution for when an Android battery starts to decharge too quickly is to replace it. With a brand new battery, you will have the charging capacity as you did when you first phone your phone. You may be able to go through the whole day without having to charge your device. Now, that would be a relief, wouldn’t it?

Depending on the device you own, replacing the battery can be difficult. Some of the Samsung Galaxy smartphones have  a removable back cover, which means all you have to do is remove and replace the battery. Others have a back cover that is not easily removed, so you need an experienced tech to replace the battery for you.

For Android battery replacement, turn to the best Android repair technicians. We train and certify our technicians, so they have the skills and knowledge to repair Android devices. Contact us today for more information on how we can solve your Android battery problems.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 – Harder to Repair then iPhone 6S

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

samsung galaxy s7There’s been some media attention surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S7 repairability. It recently received a score of 3/10. This is much lower than the 7/10 the iPhone 6S received.

We tend to be skeptical of reports such as these because it really does have to do with the level of skill a technician has when repairing smartphones/iPhones.

Some of the reasons that the repairability score is so low for the Samsung Galaxy S7 are as follows:

Battery Replacement

Since the back panel is secured with tough adhesive and is glued, it can make removing the battery from the Samsung Galaxy S7 more difficult. It’s not impossible, though.

USB Replacement

The display has to be removed to get to the USB port. It’s going to take very skillful fingers to get that off without breaking it, but it can be done.

More Likely to Crack

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is said to be more like to crack. It’s highly unlikely Samsung would have done this, since their previous models weren’t as vulnerable.

As we see from these reasons, the Samsung Galaxy S7 shouldn’t be as difficult as other repair places are making it out to be. Our technicians are already working on how to repair the new smartphone to keep it as affordable as possible. In just a bit of time, we are confident we will have the knowledge and skill to repair all of the parts of the Samsung Galaxy S7 as we have done with all other smartphones, tablets, iPhones, iPads, etc.

Contact us today for more information on how we can repair your mobile devices quickly and for a low price.

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Battery Packs or Battery Replacement for You Smartphone or iPhone

Friday, March 25th, 2016

battery packYesterday, as I was on a field trip with my daughter, something happened with my Samsung Galaxy S5. It died. Yes, it was not fun.

This of course prompted a discussion with some other of the adults around me. One mother had a battery pack, while another one swore that getting her phone battery replaced was the best choice. That led me to write this blog post.

Battery Packs vs. Battery Replacement

The mother with the battery pack told me the one she had was her second one she’s bought. The first one was a cheap one she bought online that didn’t hold a charge, so it wouldn’t charge her phone enough to make a difference. The second one that she had with her was better. She said that she charges it fully, and then plugs her phone to it when she needs to charge it. She’s found that the battery pack can charge her phone about four times.

The problem with the battery pack was that it was bulky. It was fine when she was just browsing Facebook, texting, or surfing the Internet. However, if she needed to talk to someone on it, she had to unplug it. If she didn’t, the battery pack would swing and hit her in the face.

She said it’s not ideal because there have been plenty of times she has forgotten the battery pack, so her phone dies. She has to charge it, too. If she doesn’t, it’s no use to her.

After speaking to her, I turned to someone else who seemed to be unbothered by her phone. She said she had a battery replacement when she found her battery wouldn’t last as long as it used to. She said it was the best decision she has ever made. She never has to worry about her battery dying, and she even said she thinks it has better battery life than when she first bought the phone. By the end of the day, when my phone was dead, hers still had 50% left.

I’m sold on the battery replacement versus battery pack, especially when I heard how much the battery pack cost. Yikes! It was as much as it would be to buy a new phone from my provider with a two year contract.

If you’re struggling with battery issues with your smartphone, consider getting a battery replacement. Sure, it may seem like the battery pack is a better choice, but who wants to deal with the extra equipment? It’s just easier to deal with an installed battery that will last.

Find battery replacements for smartphones and iPhones on iResQ. With 24 hour turnaround and high quality batteries, you won’t have to worry about your phone dying as quickly as it is now.

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