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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales stopped in China because it's not so 'Original'

posted Nov 7, 2016, 8:10 PM by iPhone Repairs Specialist Sydney

Effective immediately, Apple is issued an order to stop selling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China.

Why does it has to stop its iPhone 6 sales?

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus looked like a Chinese competitor's design. This ended up as if Apple copied the Chinese brand and made itself a huge lawsuit on the same country that sells the alleged original smartphone design.

The smartphone in question is the 100C, a device made by Shenzhen Beili. This seems like a very close resemblance to the iPhone 6's design. However, Apple lost and for the meantime ordered to stop its smartphone sales in the world's largest market.

Apple makes an appeal

Apple is not having any of this and sales will continue for the time being since the administrative order is still remaining as just an appeal. It was issued last May 2016 and was reported just recently.

Stocks went down for Apple

Shares for Apple plummeted by 2.3% right after the news surfaced according to Sky News. For a company that is trying to regain dominance over the smartphone business around the world, this is not really a good sign. The iPhone 6 was the best Apple could offer to the consumers with its new design.

More setbacks

Apple has been having a rough time in the Chinese market with the suspension of the iTunes movie service last April. China is it's second biggest global market and obviously the biggest stumbling block for the Curpertino-based tech giant.

Competition from the rising Chinese companies like Huawei and Xiaomi is also a thing to consider if Apple is to sell its future devices like the iPhone 7.

In May, Apple suffered another setback when a court ruled that a Chinese company is allowed to use the iPhone trademark on bags, wallets and other leather goods.

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Why did Apple get rid of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7?

posted Nov 6, 2016, 11:27 PM by iPhone Repairs Specialist Sydney   [ updated Nov 7, 2016, 12:36 AM ]

iPhone 7 Lightning Audio Jack

It took courage to remove it

Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller said the firm had been motivated by "courage" to get rid of the headphone jack.

Schiller said on stage:

"Some people have asked us why we would remove the analogue headphone jack. It's been with us a really long time and it boils down to one word: courage. Our team has tremendous courage."

It saves a lot of space

That's just marketing speech - which has already become a joke on social media sites - but Schiller's subsequent offers more insight into why the iPhone 7 doesn't have a headphone jack. He said, "our smartphones are packed with technologies, faster processors ... and all of it fights for space."

That extra space, although very little, is being used to pack extra tech into the iPhone 7. That's clear from the dimensions of the phone - the lack of a headphone jack hasn't made the iPhone 7 thinner, it's still 7.1 mm like the iPhone 6 Plus.

Instead, Apple is using the freed up space for extra technologies, likely emphasised on the A10 Fusion processor and battery cell in the iPhone 7.

iPhone 7 Lightning Audio Earpods

Apple sees a wireless future

Why maintain a space-taking single purpose analogue connector, which has been used in tech since 1964? You don't, according to Apple, with the company instead looking towards a wireless future.

You'll get a pair of Lightning EarPods in package of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. These are much the same as the EarPods you've had in the box with previous iPhones, but they're designed for use with the Lightning port instead of a traditional 3.5 mm jack.

That means if you're reliant on headphones you won't have the chance to listen to music on your phone and charge it at the same time. This is just sad.

There's a dongle for that

Each phone will also ship with a Lightning to 3.5 mm adaptor, so you can continue using your wired headphones with the handset. The adaptor doesn't look great, it gives you an extra cable to carry around, and it's mosting likely to be annoying when hearing music on the go.

Plus, if you lose it, Apple will charge you $9 (₤ 9) for a replacement. For Sydney, it's AU$12 for Aussie users.

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Smartphone and iPhone Repairs on the Rise In response to I Repair Your I Owner

posted Dec 10, 2012, 4:01 AM by iPhone Repairs Specialist Sydney

Smartphone and iPhone Repairs on the Rise In response to I Repair Your I Owner

According to numbers launched by a world analysis and consulting agency, the number of active smartphone users around the globe has now exceeded 1 billion. Whereas iPhones still garner essentially the most users, android use is growing quickly, too. That is no information to i Fix Your i owner, Chris Johncke, who says enterprise is booming in the repair area of cell phones.
"In this information age, folks can't stand to be with out their smartphones. But, when they drop them in water, have them fall and crack on the cement or buttons wear out, they also cannot afford to purchase new ones, immediately. That is where we step in. We do iPhone 5 water harm repair, glass screen restore and jack restore service, too, not to mention smart telephone repair. It is superb all the things that can go unsuitable on the iPhone or smartphone." Johncke says.

While most phones embrace some form of warranty, the guarantee solely covers repairs for a small size of time. 

After that, it's up to the patron to get the phone repaired or buy a brand new one. Johncke explains, "We see HTCs, Motorolas, Samsungs and Blackberries in here all the time, for all sorts of restore, and that's not all. There are a ton of digital gadgets like the iTouch or mp3 gamers customers want repairing too, to not mention Nintendo DS's etc."
Whereas one would think making phone calls could be the most important feature to smartphone users, in response to a latest examine by communications giant O2, smartphones customers make the most of the phone function less than they do Web, social networks, games and mp3 features of their phone. Johncke says he sees the identical things in the prospects he services. "It's one factor when the phone won't work, but heaven forbid the patron can now not verify Facebook or play Words With Friends. They will have that cellphone in here for restore so fast, it should make your head spin. Luckily, we can typically have the repairs completed while they wait or they can mail of their units for repair."

For some customers, repair isn't an possibility, however with iPhone restore companies like Johncke's, they'll trade of their outdated damaged telephones and get credit score or money in direction of a used iPhone or android that does work, with out having to pay out the big bucks for a brand new one. "Most individuals want to wait till their contracts are as much as get the new phones, in order that they'll put up with a used one until then." Says Johncke. In case you happen to have a used older cellphone laying around, we'll pay cash for that too. We pays you prime greenback to your damaged or broken iPhone. All it's important to do is fill out a type and we'll ship you again a quote within an hour, you mail in your cellphone, we send you cash within the form of money order, company examine, or paypal. It's as simple as that."

Apple iPhone 4 & 4S Battery Replacement Recommended After 1 Year

posted Dec 9, 2012, 5:51 AM by iPhone Repairs Specialist Sydney

Apple iPhone 4 & 4S Battery Replacement Recommended After 1 Year - Aware Bear Computers Announces Special Price of $49 for iPhone 4 & 4S Battery Replacement
Experts have noticed that iPhone batteries lose their capacity slowly over time. Apple estimates an iPhone battery will retain charge on average about 80% of its original capacity after 400 recharging cycles.

According to Aware Bear Computers, “iPhone batteries can be replaced to extend the life of an owners iPhone.” iPhone batteries will lose their ability to maintain the initial promised standby and talk time over the course of its useful life. IPhone battery replacement can be done rather cheaply on the iPhone 4 and 4s. For example, Aware bear is now offering a battery replacement for $49 as opposed to Apple Stores $79.00.Aware Bear not only offers iPhone battery replacement but also iPhone screen replacement. Currently Aware Bear Computers is offering back glass replacement on the iPhone 4 and 4s for $24.95 and IPhone Assembly of a new digitizer and LCD screens for $95.

“Since the release of the new iPhone 5 parts for the 4 and 4s are now cheaper and repairs for customers needed iPhone repair or a replacement battery"- Arthur Alves 
When asking Aware Bear Computers what is done with broken parts and old batteries, Aware Bear Computers mentioned that all old parts are disposed in an environmentally friendly manner through local recycling centers so that hazardous wastes do not contaminate the local environment.
“There are mixed reports from independent testers that estimate a much shorter life span for batteries so we recommend replacement after 1 year or earlier if you feel your phone drains power quickly.” – Arthur Alves, Co-owner of Aware Bear.
iPhone owners that want to know how to replace their iPhone 4’s back glass, there are many online outlets that offer this service. This however requires iPhone owners to send in their smartphone to a repair hub which will take days if not weeks. IPhone 4 owners should consider a local apple store or small business repair shop for faster repair service. Apple’s information on iPhone batteries for all their products is available online and iPhone owners should consider this information coupled with independent expert sources such as Macword and Gadget Box before deciding to replace an iPhone battery.

Experts have noticed that iPhone batteries lose their capacity slowly over time. Apple estimates an iPhone battery will retain charge on average about 80% of its original capacity after 400 recharging cycles. More recharge cycles will further decrease the capacity; hence the more you use your phone the more likely you have lowered your battery capacity. To minimize the capacity loss, fully drain and recharge the battery at least once every month.
Customers seeking iPhone repair services can find a local repair shop by searching Google for “iPhone repair” “iPhone 4 glass replacement” “iPhone battery “. The repair shop mentioned in this article, Aware Bear Computers, is a Rochester, NY computer repair shop that has serviced their Rochester, New York community for numerous years.They do provide shipping services if owners would like to send in their iPhone however it is recommended calling them for such services.
According to Peter Klausz, Co-owner of Aware bear, “Sometimes an iPhone battery will not charge properly or the battery was not properly maintained so iPhone battery replacement is necessary for customers looking to save money in the long run and avoid having to purchase an entire new phone”

iPhone 3G LCD Screen Basics

posted Nov 23, 2010, 1:46 AM by iPhone Repairs Specialist Sydney

Owners of the iPhone may wonder what type of technology is utilized to make the screen so attractive and bright. Many people do not know, but it is the 3G LCD screen which in part, makes it  superior to its competitors. The iPhone 3G LCD screen helps photos taken on the phone as well as videos, appear bright and clear. LED(LCD) is an accronym for light emitting diode. This advanced technology is one of the secrets behind the phone's popularity and success. 

The colors and graphics on the iPhone are extremely sharp. It is almost as if the phone's owner is viewing photos and vidoes on a LCD computer screen or television. The iPhone 3G LCD technology is one of  the phone's key component. It is also one of the primary reasons its stands out from its competitors. Few other phones showcase as impressive graphics as the iPhone does. 

The iPhone 3G LCD screen woud be sorely missed if it was not integrated into the iPhone. Unfortunately, this screen is sometimes broken or damaged and rendered useless. Cracked iPhone screens are pretty common. They often occur after someone has dropped the phone. Sometimes, they an be repaired but not always. In many instances, it is necessary to send it back to the manufacturer in order to have it fixed. If they are unable to repair it, the iPhone owner may need to purchase a new one. This obviously is not the preferred option due to the expense but sometimes it is the nessary one. 

One of the very best things about the iPhone is the iPhone 3G LCD screen. It is the phone's control center. However, not only does it have a functional use but the its aesthetic appeal is outstanding. Typing, graphics, picturs and video show up in great color and detail on the screen. It is the perfect mobile phone to play games on, view pictures, movies and videos. 

What To Do With A Broken iPhone

posted Nov 10, 2010, 2:48 AM by iPhone Repairs Specialist Sydney   [ updated Nov 10, 2010, 3:37 AM ]

Individuals have a number of options when their iphone breaks. Though there are various options, there a few primary ones that people use. One of the last things that a person envisions when they purchase their iphone is it breaking. They assume that will work optimally for the amount of time that they own it. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Things happen and iphones sometimes break.

When an iPhone breaks, it obviously will not work like it is supposed to. There a number of ways to break an iPhone. The screen can become cracked. It might also stop working if it gets wet. When the latter occurs, it is very difficult to fix it. However, there are various remedies. One of the most popular is to place it in a bag of rice for a period of two to three days. This will allow it to dry out. Though this sounds a big odd, it does sometimes work[1].

[1]. We Strongly Ask you Not to put it in a bag of rice. because water damage causes very serious problems. Please contact us to find out Why.

If you have a broken iPhone, you might not be able to use it. This can be quite unfortunate and even dangerous if an emergency occurs and you can't call for help. For instance, if you had a flat tire, were involved in an accident or ran out of gas, and couldn't make a call for assistance, you could be in trouble. Because of this, it is extremely important for you to get your iPhone fixed if it is broken.

A broken iPhone can even hinder a person's career.  If they are unable to check their calender and/or email account from their phone, this an have  negative impact on their career. A person may end up missing meetings or be unable to take conference calls.

The very best option at someone's disposal who has a broken iphone is to get it fixed. Someone that is trained to repair broken iPhones would be the best person to contact.  For those individuals not interested in having someone else fix their broken iPhone, repairing it themselves is an option. If a person opts not to fix it at all, their phone won't be able to work as it was intended.

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posted Nov 9, 2010, 10:26 PM by iPhone Repairs Specialist Sydney   [ updated Dec 5, 2012, 10:27 PM ]


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