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  • Answer to: Where can I buy an LCD screen for an ipad mini?

    Check out this link and see if one of them is for your model ^_^ http://www.ifixit.com/Store/iPad/iPad-mini-1st-Gen
  • Answer to: Dust or crack on the sensor?

    Did some specialized forum search for this issue and it turns out it's fungus. I had to lock up the mirror to get a good view of the sensor. There are pre-moistened swaps available to clean up a sensor. These were quite helpful. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/57...-REG/Photographic_Solutions_PE3C_Sensor_S... The procedure is easy. Nonetheless, you have to be careful when you do it.
  • Answer to: What to do, in case of water damage?

    Try out the rice trick for 24 hours and turn it back on. if there was water inside the SIM tray then there should be more water inside. Something that might help too is to clean the metal-to-metal contacts with a soft tooth brush and isopropyl alcohol. Let it dry up and put the phone back together. This guide shows how to take the motherboard out. Nexus 4 Motherboard Replacement This might help too Good luck!
  • Answer to: micro SD dentro il vano per I CD/DVD

    I just helped out a friend of mine with the same problem last week. Try folding a paper sheet in the shape of a ruler and see if you can take it out by gently reaching inside the CD slot. If the card is too deep in you will have to take the Optical Drive out and shake it up a little while holding the CD slot a bit open with your fingers... The SD card will drop out easily. Here is the link to the guide to take out the optical drive. iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2308 Optical Drive Replacement Hope this helps! good luck!
  • Answer to: What is compatible RAM with my machine? Upgrade

    I am afraid you can't upgrade your mac. I couldn't seem to find specs on your model. What kind of processor does your macbook have? Is the case white or black? Maybe this can help you identify your mac, but for all 3 models the RAM stays the same (up to 2GB) http://support.apple.com/kb/sp18 Hope this helps.
  • Answer to: Why is my volume button stuck?

    Most of the times a button stops working its because it has been pressed too hard. You should hear a small click sound when you press it, if it doesnt click then the contact might be damaged. Inside the iphone there is a contact plate that looks like a small metallic half bubble on a plastic plate. This conducts the electric signal for the volume to go down whenever the bubble is pressed down on the plate, which in turn has a metallic contact that connects to the mainboard. I would open up the phone and check if the problem is that small contact im telling you about. Im attaching some pics (that i took from iFixit guides btw). If this is of any help I'm also attaching the links to the parts and the guide that you would need to do the repair. iPhone 5 Audio Control and Power Button Cable Replacement
  • Answer to: Forgot to turn phone off before replacing screen.

    try taking off the battery and waiting a little bit (20 seconds) and turn it on.
  • Answer to: Where to buy parts

    ebay has a extensive list of USA and chinese stores that ship repair parts. You can do a quick search on ebay and it will give you many results, i believe that is a LCD ribbon cable. Be sure to check on the exact model of your tablet. Also, check the ratings of the online stores.
  • Answer to: Where buy a genuine (and cheap) 15 inch LCD for MacBook Pro?

    I like this site http://www.powerbookmedic.com/15-Inch-MacBook-Unibody-Display-LCD-Screen-NEW-p-17295.html here is a description taken from that page that might help you on your question about genuine LCD "Apple does not manufacture LCD panels. They use several different manufacturers. The panels we sell are the same manufacturer and part number that originally went into the Macbook Pro Unibody. It will be the same quality and type currently in your system. The matte version LCD is interchangeable with the glossy LCD. However, the Hi-Res and the Low-Res version are not interchangeable. There are two available resolutions for this product. The Hi-Res options are for the Core i5 and Core i7 models with the higher resolution screen." On a side note, I do prefer buying from ifixit.com ^_^
  • Answer to: Where I get parts for i5?

    If you are looking for specific replacement parts you can check out the tab that says Parts & Tools on the top of this page. It has a model browser that lets you identify the parts for your mac. http://www.ifixit.com/Mac-Parts

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  • Samsung Galaxy S III Broken Front Glass Replacement

    Here is the original comment by Dan:

    Ive replaced a few of these screens with new glass and the double sided tape. Only issue that has always happed is that the glass will touch the digitizer in the middle once in awhile. This registers a touch that is stuck on and locks up the rest of the touch screen. The only work around is pressing on the glass around the outside of the lcd to release the unwanted touch. Tonight I discovered a great method for curing that problem. I removed the glass and cleaned up very well. Then applied a cut down screen protector for a LG spectrum to underside of the glass to bridge the gap between the glass and the digitzer. Retaped and assembled. This has worked perfect to correct and the screen looks great! Make sure to buy a screen protector that is clear. A protector that is anti-glare would dim the display. With the clear you cant tell its there. Very happy with the results!! Dan

  • Samsung Galaxy S III Broken Front Glass Replacement

    Hi Minesh! I have not tried to open a samsung with te iopener but i do think it would be a safer way to soften up the glue at the borders.

    In my experience, the "gel" that goes between the glass and the lcd does need to be heated up so that it loosens up. It feels like a gel but its a layer of a special glue that is used to fill that air gap. That glue comes in layers and it might be a little hard to find and to apply. If you search the comments on the different steps there is a hack that involves putting a screen protector on the back of the glass, Dan Phillips posted it up.

  • Samsung Galaxy S III Broken Front Glass Replacement

    Hi! I can't tell you how much it cost because that changes through countries and states. I live in South America and I am not an authorized technician so I don't really know about prices. What I can tell you is that a complete screen assembly (LCD + touch glass) costs about $140 on ebay and is sooooooo much easier to replace than only the glass.

    Ifixit even has a guide on how to do the front panel replacement and sales the parts necessary on their online store. Even though their parts are a bit higher in price you have warranty that they will work perfectly. Ebay is kinda of a gamble since some are shipped directly from China and may not work correctly or have low quality. Check out ifixit's guide! http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Samsung+Gala...

  • Samsung Galaxy S III Broken Front Glass Replacement

    Hi! I would recommend that you post a question and attach pictures of what happened.

  • Samsung Galaxy S III Broken Front Glass Replacement

    That comment was from Dan Phillips, I would try that out too! ^_^

  • Samsung Galaxy S III Broken Front Glass Replacement

    Hi! It could be too much heat, I try to use just enough to separate the glass with a little effort. My heat gun has only 2 temperatures.

    "Ive replaced a few of these screens with new glass and the double sided tape. Only issue that has always happed is that the glass will touch the digitizer in the middle once in awhile. This registers a touch that is stuck on and locks up the rest of the touch screen. The only work around is pressing on the glass around the outside of the lcd to release the unwanted touch. Tonight I discovered a great method for curing that problem. I removed the glass and cleaned up very well. Then applied a cut down screen protector for a LG spectrum to underside of the glass to bridge the gap between the glass and the digitzer. Retaped and assembled. This has worked perfect to correct and the screen looks great! Make sure to buy a screen protector that is clear. A protector that is anti-glare would dim the display. With the clear you cant tell its there. Very happy with the results!! Dan"

  • Samsung Galaxy S III Broken Front Glass Replacement

    I think you can do it, don't see any reason why it would not work a second time.

  • Repairing Apple AC Adapter Broken Cable

    Yes it is possible. Depending on the model of your charger you might need to de-solder some copper plates on the bottom of the circuit board in order to be able to reach the spots for soldering the replacement cable.

  • Repairing Sennheiser SK100 G3 button

    Always happy to know of a successful repair! Good job and thanks for sharing your story ^_^