Cracked Screens Need to be Repaired Quickly, Experimac Can Help

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Fixing cracked screens on iPhone® devices as soon as possible is imperative for varied reasons. A cracked screen could just be a cracked screen, however, usually it means trouble for other parts of the phone. It’s always best to take action right away. Don’t wait!

The display assembly is made up of several parts: the upper glass, the digitizer, the Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and a bezel. The upper glass is fused to the digitizer, which is used to interpret finger movements relative to information provided by the LCD. The upper glass and digitizer are considered one piece and are the first to break in most incidents. The LCD is located right below. It is located in a precise location so it can synchronize with the digitizer. Anything that causes these parts to move or be misaligned can lead to severe functionality issues. For clarity’s sake, since the parts involved are fused together, when your iPhone device’s screen is repaired, both the LCD and the digitizer are replaced. This ensures a complete repair and will help avoid further issues down the line.

A cracked screen could lead to additional problems with use and exposure. By continuing to use a phone with a cracked screen, you could worsen the damage and cause a bleeding LCD, LCD failure or even a broken digitizer. How? When pressing down on a cracked screen when typing and swiping, you can easily cause the LCD to break and leak. Having a cracked screen also exposes the internal parts of the phone to dust and moisture, meaning that parts that did not break at the time of the crack, could still get damaged.

Here at Experimac, we know how important it is to fix a cracked screen right away. We will diagnose what is broken, and even offer same-day service on most repairs. All of our services are backed with a 90-day guarantee, making not fixing your phone the only risk involved.

Owner Spotlight: Krishan Bibra from Experimac of Laguna Hills, CA

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We recently sat down with Krishan Bibra from Experimac of Laguna Hills, CA to talk about his experience running an Experimac store. The Laguna Hills Experimac store opened in June 2016 so he’s been working very hard for over 6 months. Prior to owning this Experimac store and becoming an entrepreneur, Krishan worked in the Aerospace industry for 30 years. Experimac is a trusted tech source for Apple® product repairs and upgrades, pre-owned sales and trade-ins for iPhone® devices, iPad® tablets, iMac® computers, MacBook® laptops and more. Additionally, we also sell accessories for these devices and offer same-day service for repairs and upgrades. We’re often able to fix your device while you wait. Experimac offers a 90-day warranty on all repairs because we want all of our customers to experience the Experimac difference.

Krishan explained that having lived just a few miles from Laguna Hills for almost 30 years now, this seemed like a great neighborhood in which to open a business. All Experimac locations are locally owned and operated by people living in those communities. For Krishan, although the days are long, he’s found it all very interesting. He has learned a lot along the way and specifically, a lot about these Apple products that were new to him as he was a PC user for 30 years. Here is some more of what he had to share with us:

EXPERIMAC: Do you do the repairs yourself or is it all done by your technicians?

Krishan: Right now, it’s all done by the technicians but I’m able to do them if needed.

EXPERIMAC: Have you been able to get involved in the local community in your area? Have you joined any networking groups, chambers of commerce, etc.?

Krishan: I have recently joined the Chamber of Commerce in the area.

EXPERIMAC: Have you participated in any local events to get to know the people in the community more?

Krishan: I haven’t done anything in regards to events yet but as I get more involved with the Chamber of Commerce, there are certain events they help organize that I will get involved with.

EXPERIMAC: What kind of feedback have you gotten from customers?

Krishan: We’ve gotten great feedback about excellent customer service. We have customers that have come back again and again for help with other issues. They’re happy and are recommending us to other people. We’re focusing on finding new customers.

EXPERIMAC: Have you noticed any patterns in reference to the kind of work Experimac customers need done – more screen repairs, less upgrades, for example?

Krishan: It’s mainly screen repairs and MacBook repairs for us here in Laguna Hills.

EXPERIMAC: Is there a “typical” Experimac customer?

Krishan: Not really. We’ve seen customers with a wide variety of needs.

EXPERIMAC: How many hours do you personally work on an average day?

Krishan: I’m here at the store Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm and 10am-5pm on Sundays. I’m here all week. It’s pretty much a 24/7 job.

EXPERIMAC: When you’re not working, do you have any hobbies or favorite pastimes?

Krishan: I enjoy going to the movies but right now, I don’t have much time for that.

EXPERIMAC: What would you say are the top 3 skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?

Krishan: At the top of the list would be marketing skills to be able to get your business the attention it needs, putting it out there. You have to know how to do that. Also, you need to know your products inside out. You want to be able to advise customers properly. If they’re not a Mac® user, for example, I want to be able to give them the right advice. Lastly, it’s important for you to know how to do all the jobs in your business yourself, as the owner, so you can hold people accountable.

Krishan Bibra is a hard-working entrepreneur who clearly knows what it takes to be successful as a business owner. The long hours and dedication to always be present in his store sends a strong message to his customers as well. They know they can count on him. Remember to stop by his Laguna Hills Experimac store if you need your phone, laptop, tablet or computer repaired. He and his team can also help you find a great pre-owned device at an excellent price. We’re sure your visit to Experimac Laguna Hills will be a wonderful experience.

Setting Up iCloud® Service: Experimac to the Rescue

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Lots of computers and laptops have been given and received as gifts over the holidays. We know this means that are a lot of people now wondering how to set things up the best possible way. Make sure you are getting the most out of your Apple® devices by taking advantage of iCloud service and connecting all of your devices to your new computer or laptop. This fantastic Apple service is designed to keep all of your Apple devices in sync; imagine being able to synchronize your iPhone® device, iPad® tablet, iPod® device and computers.

The iCloud service works by keeping all of your photos, files, and even videos stored on iCloud.com, your iOS® devices and even on Windows® computers. Its ability to share iTunes® files and iBooks® files between six family members through the Family Sharing® service makes it extremely convenient for families. Parents can even track the location of other iOS devices when they’ve been misplaced or when they’re looking for their teenager who doesn’t answer calls or text messages. Additionally, parents can even set up their credit card information for their kids’ app store purchases. By synchronizing your Apple devices with iCloud service, you can prevent data loss while increasing availability to your family members and to the files, photos and other items you need and love.

Here is a brief description of how to set it up:

  1. Make sure your device is running the latest version of iOS software
  2. Turn on iCloud service by following the instructions in the setup assistant
  3. Enable automatic downloads

Setting the iCloud service up and connecting all of your Apple devices can be challenging for the average user. If you’d rather not risk an improper setup or just don’t have the time, you can stop by your local Experimac to get help with setting up the iCloud service on your device. In addition, we’ll be happy to troubleshoot any issues you’re experiencing with and of your Apple devices.

Experimac’s Favorite Apps: Keep Your 2017 Goals on Track

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New Year. New You. The new year means you get a chance to start fresh and work towards the goals and resolutions you set for yourself in 2017. Here is a list of our favorite apps for iPad® tablets and iPhone® devices to help you stay on track with the goals you set for the new year. Make 2017 a year to remember!

  1. “Happy Scale” for weight loss

A popular New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. Download Happy Scale to help you make that resolution a reality. This app helps you create achievable goals, smooth out fluctuations and monitor progress. This app can work in conjunction with other apps you may already be using such as Apple Health.

  1. “FitStar” for getting fit

Whether you’re an Olympic athlete or just starting to workout, this fitness app will help you personalize workout plans that meet your needs. No gym or trainer required to get in shape in 2017, just this app!

  1. “MyQuit Coach” to quit smoking

LIVESTRONG has revolutionized the way to quit smoking with their physician approved app, MyQuit Coach. You can choose how quickly you want to quit, and create realistic and attainable goals based on your needs. With this app, you will be able to track your smoking and have access to progress charts in addition to motivational tips and pictures. MyQuit Coach even offers a social support circle to help you through this transition.

  1. “Elevate” for sharpening your brain

A new year means a year older. Keep your mind fresh and sharp with Elevate. This app is designed to improve your memory, reading comprehension and concise writing through the use of short games and activities. Elevate will track your progress and create a personalized “workout” plan based on your strengths and improvements.

  1. “Duolingo” for learning a new language

Have you dreamed of speaking another language? Broaden your language skills with Duolingo, an app designed to teach you new languages through games. Track your progress and even program daily challenges to assert that you use your newly acquired vocabulary a little each day. You can pick from a variety of languages including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Irish, Dutch, Swedish and English.

  1. “Travelocity” to help you afford traveling and see the world

Use your newly acquired language by traveling the world this new year. Travelocity could make traveling the world a reality for you this year. With this app, you will save time and money when booking flights, hotels and other traveling needs.

  1. “Linkedln Job Search” for getting a better job

Improve your career with LinkedIn, an app designed to connect people to new job opportunities. This app provides you with all of the tools you need to find your dream job such as a quick job search, recommended jobs based on saved searches, notifications when new jobs are posted and a simple application process.

  1. “Mint” for budgeting help

Manage your money better and save more with this app in 2017. Mint is a free financial tracker app created by the makers of TurboTax and QuickBooks. Track your expenses, spending and savings easily and even check your credit score with this one easy-to-use app.

  1. “Debt Payoff Assistant” to help manage debt

Learn how to pay off your debt with this app. Debt Payoff Assistant can track your debt payments, chart your progress and even scheduling your payments in an easy-to-use format.

  1. “Pacifica” to help reduce stress, anxiety and depression

The daily stressors of life oftentimes can snowball and create stress, anxiety and even depression. Learn how to relax and take control of your mood and thoughts with Pacifica. There is no quick-fix for reducing stress, anxiety or depression; take control through Pacifica’s tools daily to ensure progress and insight.

What To Do If Your iPhone® Device’s Camera Stops Working: Experimac West Houston iPhone Device Repair Service

If you own an Apple® iPhone device, chances are you’ve snapped a photo that didn’t come out so well. Offset skin tones, poor white balance and low contrast are all culprits of photo corruption on even the newest iPhone models. With exciting rumors buzzing about the iPhone 7® device, said to come fully equipped with dual cameras and a larger battery, it may be time to learn some tips and tricks on how to maintain and repair broken iPhone device’s camera.

Quick Fixes For iPhone 6® Device Camera Failures

The iPhone 6 device and iPhone 6 Plus® device models have one of the best cameras on the market. However, when camera malfunctions occur like no flash or trouble focusing, it is important to act fast and make sure your device is repaired in a timely manner. If your iPhone device’s camera stops working, you have the option to try and fix it yourself, or to seek out a local iPhone device repair shop like Experimac West Houston. If you are comfortable with do-it-yourself guides, try some of the following fixes for these common camera problems:

  • Skewed skin tones Fix: use the auto enhance tool, or control the exposure compensation, using a third party camera app
  • Purple pictures Fix: recompose the shot with neutral tones, or download a camera app that can create a custom white balance setting
  • Low contrast Fix: use the auto enhance tool, or control the contrast levels, using the advanced edit settings

These software-related issues and more can also occur on other phone models, so it’s beneficial for all iPhone device owners to educate themselves.

Experimac West Houston iPhone Device Camera Repairs

If these quick fixes do not solve the issues with your iPhone device’s camera and its images, then you may need to come in so we can thoroughly examine your device and make a recommendation for you. If your iPhone device’s camera stops working altogether, come in to one of our locations.

Experimac West Houston offers affordable phone repairs, upgrades and replacements. With same day service, we can often fix your device while you wait. Experimac has a 90-day warranty on all repairs and stocks only the highest quality parts. Being proactive can make all the difference in getting a quick repair versus having to replace your iPhone device.

Pre-Owned Apple® Store: Pre-Owned Apple Products That You Can Trust

There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get right after you purchase a brand new phone. Possibilities seem endless as you hold in your hands a mobile device, which 92% of American adults possess and cherish. But what if you received this phone as a gift, and instead of being brand new, it was really a pre-owned product? How can you be sure that your new, beloved phone is as good as new? Does “mint condition” mean the same quality as fresh out of the box?

Here at Experimac of Bend, a growing retailer of pre-owned Apple products, we promise our customers the answers and attention they deserve in order to make the most educated buying decisions to satisfy their electronic needs. Tight budgets can afford our pricing, trust our warranty and benefit from the savings.

Reconditioning Process of Pre-Owned Apple Products

We’ve all heard that knowledge is power, and the same goes for understanding reconditioned products and their value. Not everyone has extra cash to invest in a new computer, but the option is available to look into buying a reconditioned device at a lower price. Fear of the unknown is dissolved when we take the time to learn about our investments. Experimac of Bend makes it simple for any buyer to be a smart buyer.

All pre-owned apple products undergo a rigorous reconditioning process before they are marked for sale at Experimac of Bend. Each and every product you find in our stores, whether it be a Mac® computer, iPhone® device, iPod® device, Apple TV® device, accessories or iPad® tablet, works just like new and meets our high standards. If you are one of 73% of the population who own a desktop or laptop, would you be interested in browsing our large, ever-expanding stock of pre-owned Apple® products, knowing each one is carefully cleaned, thoroughly inspected, and handled with the utmost care before you see it on our shelves?

Actions Gain Trust

Spend less and reduce the stress of your decision by reading the warranty. It never hurts to cover the “what if” scenarios before making a purchase. At Experimac, we pave the path to a risk-free purchase with our 90-day guarantee. If something breaks, we promise to repair or replace the defective part at zero cost to you! Experimac Bend is hands down the place to go to save money on pre-owned Apple products.

Stop by Experimac Bend and see what we have to offer!

Pre-Owned Apple® Store: Pre-Owned Apple Products That You Can Trust

There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get right after you purchase a brand new phone. Possibilities seem endless as you hold in your hands a mobile device, which 92% of American adults possess and cherish. But what if you received this phone as a gift, and instead of being brand new, it was really a pre-owned product? How can you be sure that your new, beloved phone is as good as new? Does “mint condition” mean the same quality as fresh out of the box?

Here at Experimac of Peoria, a growing retailer of pre-owned Apple products, we promise our customers the answers and attention they deserve in order to make the most educated buying decisions to satisfy their electronic needs. Tight budgets can afford our pricing, trust our warranty and benefit from the savings.

Reconditioning Process of Pre-Owned Apple Products

We’ve all heard that knowledge is power, and the same goes for understanding reconditioned products and their value. Not everyone has extra cash to invest in a new computer, but the option is available to look into buying a reconditioned device at a lower price. Fear of the unknown is dissolved when we take the time to learn about our investments. Experimac of Peoria makes it simple for any buyer to be a smart buyer.

All pre-owned apple products undergo a rigorous reconditioning process before they are marked for sale at Experimac of Peoria. Each and every product you find in our stores, whether it be a Mac® computer, iPhone® device, iPod® device, Apple TV® device, accessories or iPad® tablet, works just like new and meets our high standards. If you are one of 73% of the population who own a desktop or laptop, would you be interested in browsing our large, ever-expanding stock of pre-owned Apple® products, knowing each one is carefully cleaned, thoroughly inspected, and handled with the utmost care before you see it on our shelves?

Actions Gain Trust

Spend less and reduce the stress of your decision by reading the warranty. It never hurts to cover the “what if” scenarios before making a purchase. At Experimac, we pave the path to a risk-free purchase with our 90-day guarantee. If something breaks, we promise to repair or replace the defective part at zero cost to you! Experimac Peoria is hands down the place to go to save money on pre-owned Apple products.

Stop by Experimac Peoria and see what we have to offer!

Pre-Owned Apple® Store: Pre-Owned Apple Products That You Can Trust

There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get right after you purchase a brand new phone. Possibilities seem endless as you hold in your hands a mobile device, which 92% of American adults possess and cherish. But what if you received this phone as a gift, and instead of being brand new, it was really a pre-owned product? How can you be sure that your new, beloved phone is as good as new? Does “mint condition” mean the same quality as fresh out of the box?

Here at Experimac of Suwanee, a growing retailer of pre-owned Apple products, we promise our customers the answers and attention they deserve in order to make the most educated buying decisions to satisfy their electronic needs. Tight budgets can afford our pricing, trust our warranty and benefit from the savings.

Reconditioning Process of Pre-Owned Apple Products

We’ve all heard that knowledge is power, and the same goes for understanding reconditioned products and their value. Not everyone has extra cash to invest in a new computer, but the option is available to look into buying a reconditioned device at a lower price. Fear of the unknown is dissolved when we take the time to learn about our investments. Experimac of Suwanee makes it simple for any buyer to be a smart buyer.

All pre-owned apple products undergo a rigorous reconditioning process before they are marked for sale at Experimac of Suwanee. Each and every product you find in our stores, whether it be a Mac® computer, iPhone® device, iPod® device, Apple TV® device, accessories or iPad® tablet, works just like new and meets our high standards. If you are one of 73% of the population who own a desktop or laptop, would you be interested in browsing our large, ever-expanding stock of pre-owned Apple® products, knowing each one is carefully cleaned, thoroughly inspected, and handled with the utmost care before you see it on our shelves?

Actions Gain Trust

Spend less and reduce the stress of your decision by reading the warranty. It never hurts to cover the “what if” scenarios before making a purchase. At Experimac, we pave the path to a risk-free purchase with our 90-day guarantee. If something breaks, we promise to repair or replace the defective part at zero cost to you! Experimac Suwanee is hands down the place to go to save money on pre-owned Apple products.

Stop by Experimac Suwanee and see what we have to offer!

Pre-Owned Apple® Store: Pre-Owned Apple Products That You Can Trust

There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get right after you purchase a brand new phone. Possibilities seem endless as you hold in your hands a mobile device, which 92% of American adults possess and cherish. But what if you received this phone as a gift, and instead of being brand new, it was really a pre-owned product? How can you be sure that your new, beloved phone is as good as new? Does “mint condition” mean the same quality as fresh out of the box?

Here at Experimac of Smithtown, a growing retailer of pre-owned Apple products, we promise our customers the answers and attention they deserve in order to make the most educated buying decisions to satisfy their electronic needs. Tight budgets can afford our pricing, trust our warranty and benefit from the savings.

Reconditioning Process of Pre-Owned Apple Products

We’ve all heard that knowledge is power, and the same goes for understanding reconditioned products and their value. Not everyone has extra cash to invest in a new computer, but the option is available to look into buying a reconditioned device at a lower price. Fear of the unknown is dissolved when we take the time to learn about our investments. Experimac of Smithtown makes it simple for any buyer to be a smart buyer.

All pre-owned apple products undergo a rigorous reconditioning process before they are marked for sale at Experimac of Smithtown. Each and every product you find in our stores, whether it be a Mac® computer, iPhone® device, iPod® device, Apple TV® device, accessories or iPad® tablet, works just like new and meets our high standards. If you are one of 73% of the population who own a desktop or laptop, would you be interested in browsing our large, ever-expanding stock of pre-owned Apple® products, knowing each one is carefully cleaned, thoroughly inspected, and handled with the utmost care before you see it on our shelves?

Actions Gain Trust

Spend less and reduce the stress of your decision by reading the warranty. It never hurts to cover the “what if” scenarios before making a purchase. At Experimac, we pave the path to a risk-free purchase with our 90-day guarantee. If something breaks, we promise to repair or replace the defective part at zero cost to you! Experimac Smithtown is hands down the place to go to save money on pre-owned Apple products.

Stop by Experimac Smithtown and see what we have to offer!

Pre-Owned Apple® Store: Pre-Owned Apple Products That You Can Trust

There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get right after you purchase a brand new phone. Possibilities seem endless as you hold in your hands a mobile device, which 92% of American adults possess and cherish. But what if you received this phone as a gift, and instead of being brand new, it was really a pre-owned product? How can you be sure that your new, beloved phone is as good as new? Does “mint condition” mean the same quality as fresh out of the box?

Here at Experimac of Columbia, a growing retailer of pre-owned Apple products, we promise our customers the answers and attention they deserve in order to make the most educated buying decisions to satisfy their electronic needs. Tight budgets can afford our pricing, trust our warranty and benefit from the savings.

Reconditioning Process of Pre-Owned Apple Products

We’ve all heard that knowledge is power, and the same goes for understanding reconditioned products and their value. Not everyone has extra cash to invest in a new computer, but the option is available to look into buying a reconditioned device at a lower price. Fear of the unknown is dissolved when we take the time to learn about our investments. Experimac of Columbia makes it simple for any buyer to be a smart buyer.

All pre-owned apple products undergo a rigorous reconditioning process before they are marked for sale at Experimac of Columbia. Each and every product you find in our stores, whether it be a Mac® computer, iPhone® device, iPod® device, Apple TV® device, accessories or iPad® tablet, works just like new and meets our high standards. If you are one of 73% of the population who own a desktop or laptop, would you be interested in browsing our large, ever-expanding stock of pre-owned Apple® products, knowing each one is carefully cleaned, thoroughly inspected, and handled with the utmost care before you see it on our shelves?

Actions Gain Trust

Spend less and reduce the stress of your decision by reading the warranty. It never hurts to cover the “what if” scenarios before making a purchase. At Experimac, we pave the path to a risk-free purchase with our 90-day guarantee. If something breaks, we promise to repair or replace the defective part at zero cost to you! Experimac Columbia is hands down the place to go to save money on pre-owned Apple products.

Stop by Experimac Columbia and see what we have to offer!