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.
Monday, October 17th, 2011
Well, the iPhone 4S has only been out a mere 4 days now and we already have some in for repair. Upon examination of the iPhone 4S, we noticed something slightly different between the fonts on the glass backplates/back covers when comparing it to another iPhone 4S we have in our facility. It’s subtle, but take a look at the two backplates, both on identical 32GB iPhone 4S’s, (Click on the image to see in a higher resolution):
As you can kind of tell in the photo, the 32GB Black iPhone 4S on the left still has the manufacturer plastic on it. The same model, same size iPhone 4S on the right was delivered here in Olathe, KS on Friday, Oct. 14th (3 days ago) and was used over the weekend. It is known that neither of these phones have been messed with or modified as far as adding/removing parts.
This discrepancy in the print may not seem like a big deal, but it raises a question about Apple’s OEM parts being manufactured in different facilities. This also means that replacement parts may have some slight cosmetic variations.
Again, this is nothing too serious, we just thought this was a pretty interesting and eyebrow raising observation and thought we’d share the info with you.
Just for reference, here is an image of an iPhone 4 in the middle of the two iPhone 4S’s in the previous picture. The iPhone 4 appears to have the “thinner” or non-bold font:
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