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Do iPhones have Glue Under the Glass?

Do iPhones have Glue Under the Glass?

Today a local Cary customer getting a cell phone repair asked if there is glue under the glass of his iPhone 5S. The answer is yes, and the glue is called Loca Glue. The glue is a special adhesive which bonds the touch panel to the main

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Retro ThinkPad Laptops Coming Back in 2016?

A few months ago Lenovo put a blog out about building a retro ThinkPad. I was just made aware of this by one of our customers who was souping up his T60p by putting on a new keyboard, maxing out the RAM and installing an SSD. I

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ThinkPad T440s to T450 Trackpad Upgrade

ThinkPad T440s to T450 Trackpad Upgrade

If you’d like to get your T440s touchpad changed out to a vintage trackpad feel (as seen on the newer T450) feel fre to give us a call. You’re looking at about $35 + 1.5hrs labor. Longtime ThinkPad fans were shocked when they got their slim T440s

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Sony Vaio VGN Power Jack Laptop Repairs

Sony Vaio VGN Power Jack Laptop Repairs

The Sony Vaio VGN laptops are unique due to the location of the power jack. There are extra complications involved when repairing this power jack. Some of the complications in this repair involve the routing of the wires for the jack. The VGN DC jacks are not

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What is the ThinkPad P Series?

Replacing the W series is the P series. The W series was the Workstation line. Now, the workstation line is the P series. Makes sense, right? Wait…. What does the “P” stand for? Who knows! Maybe someone threw a dart at a board of letters. Strange naming

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Used ThinkPad Laptops in Raleigh NC

Used ThinkPad Laptops in Raleigh NC

If you are looking for refurbished, pre-owned, or used ThinkPad laptops in Raleigh NC you have come to the right place. We have been dealing ThinkPad laptops since 2002. We’re actually located in Cary on Cary Parkway, but it is a short drive off of the beltline

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Dell Latitude 14 6430u Motherboard Replacement

Dell Latitude 14 6430u Motherboard Replacement

This week we had a Dell Latitude 14 6430u come in. The laptop would not power on. When power cords were plugged in to the machine, the laptop would short out the power cord and the light on the AC adapter would shut off. The user was

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Dell Inspiron 15R DC Jack Repair

Dell Inspiron 15R DC Jack Repair

This is one of the easier DC Jack Repairs that we do as the jack is on a cable, aka a “dc jack harness”. This laptop’s DC jack was cracked and unusable. The owner had been moving their cord around into just the right position to keep

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MacBook Air 2009 PATA ZIF Hard Drive Replacement

MacBook Air 2009 PATA ZIF Hard Drive Replacement

This week we had an Apple MacBook Air come in for repair. The unit was not booting. The hard drive ended up being defective. While we were able to recover the data we were left with the task of obtaining a hard drive for this machine. The

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In Stock: MacBook Pro 15″ Retina i7 Yosemite 256GB SSD 8GB

In Stock: MacBook Pro 15″ Retina i7 Yosemite 256GB SSD 8GB

Now in stock: Many of our Cary area residents have been requesting pre-owned Apple MacBook Pro laptops for years. Well, we have them in stock. For full details on what we’re trying to keep in stock please visit this page: Cary NC used Apple MacBook Pro notebooks.

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MacBook Pro 15″ Notebook Battery Replacement

MacBook Pro 15″ Notebook Battery Replacement

Today we had a MacBook Pro 15″ notebook come in from one of our local Raleigh users. The machine needed a hard drive but we also noticed that the battery was not holding much of a charge. The laptop was a few years old and worth keeping

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Dell Precision M3800 LCD Replacement

Dell Precision M3800 LCD Replacement

Today we had a Dell Precision M3800 come in with cracked glass on the LCD. Looking straight at the machine, the cracks were unnoticeable. The panel itself was ok but the front glass is glued to the LCD in a way that makes taking them apart impossible

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What do 1,300 Panasonic Toughbook CF30 Laptops look like?

What do 1,300 Panasonic Toughbook CF30 Laptops look like?

One of our lease partners just got in several thousand laptops. If you’ve ever wondered where we get our used laptops – well, this is one of the sources. Units come in and we purchase them, go through them, discover any issues, fix them, and prepare them

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Announcement: Possible Closings October 3-5 2015

Announcement: Possible Closings October 3-5 2015

As of October 2, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin is tracking eastward but we are in for a soaking here in the triangle. We’ll be open assuming that there is power and the rainfall isn’t too bad. Our staff commutes in from Raleigh, Durham, Pittsboro, and Chapel Hill, and

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Raleigh NC MacBook Air Battery Replacement

Raleigh NC MacBook Air Battery Replacement

This week we had a MacBook Air come in for repair. This one simply needed a battery replacement. This MacBook Air in particular was a few years old, model A1245. The batteries in these machines are on the inside of the notebook. Genuine batteries are fairly expensive

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