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Don’t Throw Out Your Broken iPhones!

Smartphones and especially iPhone’s have been getting more powerful and more expensive as the years have passed, but the risks of you dropping it and cracking the LCD screen has likely not gotten any better. Everywhere you go you’ll see people with cracked screens, back panels, charging issues and in some cases water damage. Often the first reaction would be to scrap your phone online for whatever you can get and move on to the next better phone, but there actually are more efficient and affordable alternatives. If you have issues like a cracked screen, or even a battery or home/power issue these are actually not as hard to fix as you may think. Instead of heavily devaluing your device, consider looking into third party Jacksonville FL iPhone repair. You’ll be surprised how easy something like swapping a battery out is and how it can help retain the value of your used iPhone 4 or 5S. You can even buy a used phone off eBay or CraigsList and get the problem fixed for cheaper than a new iPhone.

Some of the most common issues that can be fixed within reason are as follows

  • Broken or Cracked Front LCD Display
  • Weak Battery Life – not lasting the entire day? Change the battery.
  • Sticky or inactive home or power button.
  • Unresponsive touch digitizer
  • Water or Moisture Damage

Most basic components are not hard to repair, however you should bring it to a professional smartphone repair service provider in Jacksonville since there are definitely tons of small parts that you can mess up trying to do it yourself. On top of that, prices have dropped heavily for the average user and are complemented by fast service that makes getting a functional phone back in your hands as convenient as possible. Our last recommendation is to avoid the lowest cost cheap suppliers as they are often using low quality parts which are susceptible to breaking again and aren’t really worth it. Also a standard monthly warranty should be present as it protects you against shoddy service or any bad parts. Make sure you verify the length of the warranty and what it covers specifically before you hand over your iPhone to get fixed. At the end of the day, you can definitely salvage a broken iPhone, but it is your responsibility as the consumer to make sure you get it fixed properly and by the best professionals in Jacksonville.…

Getting An iPhone Fixed In Winnipeg

I was recently on a work related trip to Winnipeg and as many other travellers have done before forgot my lightning port charging cable for my iPhone in Ottawa before I jumped on my flight. Perhaps worse than that I actually dropped my iPhone once I arrived at the airport and cracked the front screen rendering it useless and unresponsive to my touch. I had never broken an iPhone physically before so I was clueless as to the repair process, especially in a place like Winnipeg. Are there third party repair services, can they be trusted or am was I perhaps better off taking it directly to an Apple Retail location? This was definitely a learning process for me, and if you ever find yourself with a cracked iPhone 5 or 6 screen in Winnipeg, here is what I learned and how you can save time and money with the different options available.
The first thing I found out is that iPhone 6 and 6 Plus repair out here as with most places is considerably more expensive than the iPhone 4S or 5 models. This is due to the market supply of actual quality parts being pretty bare and thus the prices haven’t come down as much as we’d hope. None the less, third party repair prices in the Winnipeg area are hovering around the $200 range from my research and this includes a 30-90 day warranty in most cases.
My other option from what quick research I was able to complete is to take your device to the nearest Apple Retail location. They do in fact fix broken iPhone 4, 4S and 5 screens however from what I’ve heard and read they basically give you a brand new refurbished phone which is a big inconvenience in terms of restoring all you old data, music and contacts. In my case they actually gave me an entirely new iPhone 6 for a $120 fee since it was less than one year old (as all newer iPhone’ are). This may be a temporary offer but if you find yourself in a bind, it is certainly the most cost effective option on the market I’ve found.

If you have a broken iPhone 4 or 5 or even another hardware issue like a stuck home button or horrible battery life, I’d definitely look into the third party smartphone repair businesses. Through out my research I did find some local shops who were more than willing to assist me, one of which was iPhoneRepairWinnipeg.ca – click to visit their website – they also repair laptop and iPad screens if you ever find yourself in need.…

Accounting Considerations For New Startups

Established entrepreneurs and new technology startups are constantly reminded of the importance of tracking metrics such as costs, revenue, social media engagement targets and even likes, followers and re-pins on a daily basis. Ask anyone who has been immersed in this lifestyle for a while and it becomes clear that measuring all your key performance indicators or KPI’s and optimizing them can become a little bit of an obsession – so much so that other aspects of running an actual business can be put to the side and often overlooked.

ottawa bookkeepers

Keeping your monthly bookkeeping needs in order is one of those that definitely cannot be overlooked or it will end up costing you much more in the long term.  Whether you are a freelance web designer, a medium-sized inbound marketing firm or even repairing broken iPhone’s out of your basement keeping track of expenses and knowing what can and cannot be deducted can be the difference between making it past your first year in business and drowning due to financial mismanagement. Hiring a reputable Ottawa bookkeeping service is one of the best ways to get these financial concerns off your mind and focus on production and revenue. As with most financial services, there are tons of online platforms available such as Minto.com or Bench.co which offer monthly services but we’re going to make the case for an actual bookkeeping representative based out of Ottawa that can handle all your accounting needs as they arise.

How Much Should Monthly Bookkkeeping Cost – And What Do I Actually Get?

A big concern for new tech start-ups and it’s generally warranted is centred around the cost and ROI of these accounting services. The good news is that general competition has driven the price down so that even a new business owner that is not producing much revenue can justify the cost. Hiring an actual bookkeeper to handle your books on a monthly basis is invaluable because it can keep you from making mistakes that can crush you when tax season comes around. If you’ve ever fallen behind on your taxes and had to pay an accountant to get back on track you know it can be expensive and cumbersome.…