5 Ways to Prep Your Shop for the Chinese New Year

  Happy New Year everyone, or Chinese New Year that is! With this impending holiday comes the shut down of all China-based factories from February 1st to February 25th. This means that all American Cell Phone & Tablet Part distributors will not be receiving stock for roughly three weeks, and as a result, we will not have…

ReVamp Tip of the Week: Use a ScrewMat™

Simplify your repair organization with a ScrewMat™ During the repair of most handheld devices, close attention is required to keep track of a variety of tiny screws and small parts. Remembering the order and location that each screw goes during assembly becomes the trickiest part. Through experience, a technician finds their strategy and style. This…

Repair Tip of the Week: Backlight Troubleshooting

Occasionally after repairing an iPad, you’ll notice the LCD remains dim. Following these steps you can quickly work your way through the issue. Step 1: Make sure that the iPad is charged. The first step in an identifying an electronics problem should always be to check the power source. In this specific instance, check that…

Repair Tip of the Week: Magnetizing Screw Drivers!

There’s nothing worse than losing screws while performing a repair. Not only is it a waste of time, but it’s quite embarrassing to end up on your hands and knees rummaging across the floor for these tiny little guys. An easy solution to relegate this problem.. magnetizing your screwdriver sets! With our magnetizers, you can…

Repair Tip of The Week: Disconnecting Power During Repairs

Back in our repair shop days, our General Manager, Matt was our lead technician. Each week, he will be bringing some of his mobile device repair knowledge to you. On this week’s agenda-disconnecting power during repairs. When performing repairs on iPhones (and iPads), it is important to remove the power first.  During the days of…

Repair Tip of the Week: Applying Kapton Tape

As many of you know, applying Kapton tape to iPad Air and iPad Mini digitizers is vital in ensuring the device does not experience ghosting once the repair is complete. While all of our iPad Air and Mini digitizers come pre-taped now, it’s important to know where to apply Kapton tape in the event you…