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Mobile Monday: What Makes A Good Phone Case?

At Phone Medics + PC, we’re here for you when your phone gets damaged, but we also want to help you protect your phone from damage. That’s why we sell a variety of cases to help you keep your phone safe. Certain things in life are inevitable. The old joke goes that the only two certainties in life are death and taxes, but the truth is, there are a few…

The iPhone 6 Plus “Touch Disease”

At Phone Medics + PC, people come to us for help with lots of different problems with their phones. There are a few problems, though, that we see pretty regularly. One of them is the so-called “Touch Disease” that afflicts the iPhone 6 Plus. In August of 2015, reports of an increasingly common problem with the iPhone 6 Plus began to hit the internet. Users were seeing a flickering gray…

FTC Warns Tech Companies About Warranty Practices

You've likely seen the stickers on all sorts of devices that say something along the lines of "Warranty Void If Removed." While the stickers have been common on devices like computers, game systems and more for ages, it seems the Federal Trade Commission has decided to start cracking down on them. Last month the FTC issued a statement saying that it had warned six major tech companies against warranty practices…

Mobile Monday: How Touchscreens Work

In our last article we told you all about how LCD screens work. In that piece, we talked a little about the history of LCDs and how important they’ve been to the rise of personal mobile electronics like smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Today we’re going to talk about another crucial component of this technological revolution: the touchscreen. The first touchscreens were designed in the 1960s, but the technology was expensive…

Tech Tip Thursday: How LCD Screens Work

Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) screens have played a major role in the rise of personal digital technology. The first LCDs were used in calculators and digital watches in the 1970s, and the technology began to make its way into televisions and computer displays in the 1980s. During the early 2000s, the technology made its way into smartphones and PDAs. In 2007, the same year Apple introduced the first iPhone, LCDs surpassed…

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