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Is my backlight going out?The top of my screen is noticeably dimmer now than in the past. "Easy," I thought, "it's the top backlight going out!" But no...
Replaced hard drive, restore fails with error 1429My iPod 3g (iPod with Dock Connector) died many years ago due to a failed hard drive. I have recently replaced the HD, but no...
How do you test electronic components?I've got a dead electronic device (HTC Touch Pro CDMA to be exact, but I'm looking for a more general solution) and am trying...
Answer to: What'd I do if my phone screen has lines on my screen?Your screen probably got bumped and is degrading. If the lines interfere with the operation of the phone, you probably need to replace the screen.
Answer to: extending bluetooth antenna for better rangeI don't think we need 30km range. Is there any solution to extend the range to, say, 20m? As with the OP, I'm happy to open up the Mac if necessary. Update: Here's a more reasonable alternative (bonus: It works with iOS devices too): http://www.miccus.com/products/blubridge-home
Answer to: Does this model often have bad capacitor problemsMy iMac has a serial that begins with W8523 and I just discovered leaking capacitors on it, causing the computer to behave very erratically and only start up occasionally, so the problem seems to go outside the stated range.
Answer to: DVD is stuck in iMacTry restarting with the mouse button down. Be ready to catch it if it comes out at all, and pull it out manually.