Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
With all of this talk about the iPad 3, any news about the iPhone 4S and iOS 5.1 seems to have been eclipsed. Let’s remember that Apple is more than likely going to announce more than just the iPad 3. This event is going to be big. We may hear something about the next iteration of the Apple TV, new Macbook Pro models, or even (gasp) the Apple TV!! Ok, maybe not the Apple TV but who knows?
Among the topics that Apple may discuss is iOS 5.1. Seeing iOS 5.1 in more detail is going to be great. There are many reasons to be excited about iOS 5.1. While iOS 5.1 may initially be available only for the iPad 3, rest assured, when its the iPhone 4S’ turn to receive the iOS 5.1 update, it will take full advantage of it. A more capable Siri? Yes please! Apple has done an amazing job updating its mobile platform with each iteration.
So before selling or throwing out that cracked or broken iPod Touch or iPhone 3G S, iResQ can repair it for you to get it ready for the new iOS. Remember, we just reduced prices on iPhone 4S repairs dramatically. iPhone 4S Screen repairs are at a record low of $99.
Friday, November 11th, 2011
First and foremost, Happy Veterans Day. And thank you, Dad, for serving in our ARMY for well over 20 years. All, be sure to fly your American flags this weekend to honor all active duty and veterans in our country.
iPhone Batterygate continues to reign as the most recent update of iOS 5 doesn’t appear to have fixed the issues that many iOS 5 users have been experiencing. I was but one tiny spec in the masses that flocked to the Apple servers for the iOS 5 update the day it was released. But a tiny lemming I was. I have experienced first-hand the battery issues that plague most iOS 5 users. Sure, I’m not on my phone constantly and haven’t had to charge my phone every single day, but the short battery life is definitely noticeable. Heck this awesome Gizmodo article (and yes, I love Gizmodo) helped me disable some pretty ridiculous battery sucking functions on my iPhone….Angry Birds, you DO NOT need to know where I am at all times; your location services have been fired from my iPhone. Apple will get this right eventually. It’s the price we have to pay to use one of the most amazing little devices in the world.
On to business now. You saw it in the title, we cut the prices on our iPhone 4S backplate replacement services. We are now offering a special price of $45 on replacement services for cracked or broken iPhone 4S Glass backplates:
More price cuts are soon to come as the holiday season approches, perhaps even more on iPhone 4s repairs. We are also ready to roll-out some pretty exciting stuff so hang around. You will not be disappointed.
Now I’m off to play some COD:MW3.
Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
Did anyone else feel a little weird watching a keynote led by someone besides Steve Jobs? I know it’s happened a few times in the last couple years as his health declined, but before there was always a sense that it was a hiatus and he’d be back for the next one. The permanence this time around was almost uncomfortable. Tim Cook is a decent guy I’m sure, and he knows what he’s talking about and where the company is going, but the keynote lacked a certain… flair. Ado. Pomp and circumstance. But hey, there’s a new iPhone, so who cares?
The iPhone 4S has a couple of new features which are pretty cool, but the killer update is the new iOS 5. With fresh touches like complete wireless functionality, Airplay Mirroring, an improved Safari and iMessages (which eliminates the need to use standard text messaging), this iOS is truly the best iOS yet. I know, I know, I sound like a corporate shill. But it really is that next step forward that Apple needed to smooth the creases of the segue into a nearly Jobs-free existence.
Speaking of the device itself, there isn’t a ton of new stuff to get excited about. It’s great that there’s one device for Sprint, Verizon and AT&T instead of different hardware for each carrier, and the upgraded camera will look good. The thing that I’ve heard people buzzing about most however is the addition of Siri voice recognition. I just hope you can change the voice of the magical genie inside that knows everything, because the one they used in the promo is one of the most obnoxious things I’ve ever heard. It kind of sounded like the baby Jesus from that SNL Nativity commercial parody:
Before too long you’ll be hearing the echos of Siri’s voice on every street corner giving directions to the nearest Starbucks or Chipotle. Well friends, if the worst case scenario becomes your reality and you drop your new 4S (or someone drops it for you), we’re here as always to help. As of the product launch we’re ready to fix any iPhone you can throw at us.
Have a super week, everyone. October 14 is almost here.
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