repairs

iCracked: The Screen Repair Service That Comes To You Is Fantastic

There comes a time in every phone’s life when its screen cracks. The are three ways to deal with it: you could live with it, to teach yourself a lesson, you could get in line for a replacement at the Apple Store, or you could call the on-demand screen repair service iCracked. You should probably call iCracked.


Telstra Technicians Rescued After Getting Lost In The Bush

Two Telstra technicians have been rescued from remote bushland in Victoria after becoming lost while repairing a cable.


A Safer Way To Clean Your Camera's Sensor

Dust on your camera’s sensor is a tormenting problem made worse by the fact that attempting to clean it is slightly risky. The Sensor Gel Stick could offer an easier and safer way to go about getting grime off the delicate surface.


New Instant-Fix Fabric Is 100x Stronger Than Duct Tape

It’s joked that duct tape can be used to fix almost anything. But a new product called FiberFix might very well be the only tool you’ll ever need for emergency repairs. And the secret is its special resin adhesive that hardens stronger than steel as it cures.


How To Get Rid Of Dirt Inside Your iPhone 5 Camera With Some Simple Surgery

Look closely at the camera lens of your iPhone 5. See that build-up of dirt and grime behind the glass? Ew! It might seem like the gunk is going to build up forever, inaccessible and making your photos progressively worse. But there is hope.


When Gadgets Should Be Repaired, Not Replaced

When I was 14, my stereo broke. Opening it up, I found a small piece of metal had been disconnected from the circuit board at the base. I grabbed a lighter and melted the piece back in place. I plugged the stereo back in and turned it on. It worked. It was the first time I actually got something I tried to fix working.


The Apple Store's New Mystery Machine Helps Unbreak Your iPhone Screen

Just the other day, Apple announced that you can now get your smashed iPhone screen fixed in-store with or without AppleCare. This is the machine that lets them do it.


Road Repair Tech Fills Cracks On The Move

Repairing cracks in roadways is a costly and time-consuming job. So researchers have come up with an automated system to fill cracks in asphalt, which covers more ground in less time and could save money by extending the life of a road.


Top 10 Ways To Make The Best Of An Old PC

Despite everyone’s assumptions, we geeks are not always privy to the latest and greatest technology. If you’re stuck with an old, slow, crappy computer, there are a few things you can do to make the best of a bad situation. Here are our top 10 favourites.


Instead Of Fixing A Man's Laptop, Sony Sends Him 7 Broken Computers For Him To Fix

Joe Litwin was waiting for a box to ship his broken Sony Vaio laptop in for repairs. Normal enough, right? One thing: the box never came. Instead, other Sony customers looking for repairs began shipping their broken computers to Litwin’s home. What the?