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2015 Holiday Computer Shopping Guide

2015 Holiday Computer Shopping Guide

Knowing what tech to look for in holiday shopping sales. Every year we’re tempted with countless sales on seemingly endless numbers of devices, gadgets, and gizmos. With prices lower than you’ll see at any other time of the year, now is better than ever to upgrade or

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ThinkPad T440, T440s, T450 Will Not Power On Repair

ThinkPad T440, T440s, T450 Will Not Power On Repair

Recently we have had a few ThinkPad T440s laptops come in which would not power on. Many T440s laptops were sold around June – October 2014. Some came with the 1yr warranty and some came with 3yrs. We mostly see the out of warranty units, however some

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CryptoLocker Virus Removal Raleigh NC

CryptoLocker Virus Removal Raleigh NC

If you live around the Cary or Raleigh area and have been infected by the CryptoLocker Virus, this page is for you. We remove this virus. If you want to get your computer back to normal again call us or bring it in. You can also visit

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iPhone left on roof of car

Today we had a broken iPhone 5 come in for a screen replacement, which is one of our more common repairs we do on cell phones. This cell phone in particular was left on the roof of someone’s car. The left their home and couldn’t find the

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iPhone Missing Snapchat Filters

iPhone Missing Snapchat Filters

We had an iPhone 5S come in for repair today, although the phone wasn’t broken. Our local customer had found us via our cell phone repair page. It turns out that Snapchat selfie filters disappear after a few days. When a new selfie filter is introduced, an

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Volkswagon Routan TIPM Repair

Volkswagon Routan TIPM Repair

Today we repaired the TIPM (Totally Integrated Power Module) on a Volkswagon Routan minivan. If you have a Volkswagon Routan in the United States which needs TIPM Repair please visit our page dedicated to TIPM REPAIR. This VW is a rebadged variant of the Chrysler RT and

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UPS Damaged Our Laptop

UPS is our shipping company of choice. Generally speaking, we are very happy with them. We have shipped thousands of packages with them. But sometimes, things go wrong. Inevitably, when you move millions of boxes, one is going to drop on the ground or get busted. Recently,

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Should I get my laptop repaired at a cell phone repair company?

There are a lot of cell phone repair businesses here in Cary NC, and around the US. Honestly, we were a bit late to that game. Every day people ask us to fix their cell phones. We finally do. Fixing cell phones is easy. The average iPhone

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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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