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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #75 on: October 29, 2012, 09:36 PM »
Hey Jesse, if you could let me know what you did to get your pics from the crackberry to the iPhone that would be great. We're essentially trying to do the same thing.

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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #76 on: July 15, 2013, 05:43 PM »
Question for any of you current or past iPhone owners out there.  Like an idiot, I dropped my phone (a 4S) this weekend and the screen is cracked...badly.  I've had it just over a year, but didn't get the "insurance" when I bought it.  Everything else still works fine, the screen is just cracked (shattered) pretty badly.  I've seen online that you can try to "fix it yourself" with a new piece of glass and a few tools, etc. (and there are also places that do it for you, but it sounds like it runs close to the price of a new phone).  Since my contract isn't up for awhile yet, I don't know that just buying a new phone is an option...so I was considering trying to fix the screen.  Has anyone here tried this, and if so how difficult is it?  What is the best option, just buying a new phone? Thanks for any advice.
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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #77 on: July 16, 2013, 10:01 AM »
I've actually seen kiosks in the mall where a guy will replace the glass on your iPhone or other smart phone with a large display.  Not sure about the cost, but I'm thinking that since that's what these guys do all day, they're probably pretty good at doing the replacement.
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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #78 on: July 16, 2013, 03:03 PM »
At the store here that does that they have disclaimers all over saying they're not responsible for breaking your phone totally and make you sign a lot of papers from what I've seen.  Beware I'd my advice.
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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #79 on: July 17, 2013, 10:44 AM »
Aren't cracked phone screens an "in" thing among the hipsters? Some kids actual break the glass on their phone on purpose for status.

http://now.msn.com/cracked-phone-screens-now-supposedly-cool-among-younger-crowd
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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #80 on: July 17, 2013, 08:59 PM »
Aren't cracked phone screens an "in" thing among the hipsters? Some kids actual break the glass on their phone on purpose for status.

http://now.msn.com/cracked-phone-screens-now-supposedly-cool-among-younger-crowd

Yeah, I had heard that before as well.  I guess it is another example of me getting older, because I don't find my smashed up screen cool at all.  More so annoying/depressing :).

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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #81 on: July 17, 2013, 09:43 PM »
Both my gf's son's iphones have smashed screens...  but they both want new screens.  I told them it ain't happening till it's a free phone and to toss off about begging mom for it.  They're just careless and rough with them, cool or not.  >:(
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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #82 on: July 18, 2013, 12:51 AM »
Maybe check Craigslist or something for local people who swap screens? I know it sounds shady, but a guy I used to work with would buy the materials (which cost basically nothing) and charge about $20-30 to swap screens and such. Takes about 5-10 minutes to do too. There might be someone in your area who does the same.

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Re: The Apple iPhone Thread
« Reply #83 on: September 10, 2013, 03:07 PM »
For those of you still on out dated Apple iPhones, Apple has released the 5s (with finger print reader) and 5c (for those that like cheap plastic color phones). iOS 7 is available with a new flat gui and is 64bit.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/09/10/ios-7-arrives-september-18th/
http://www.engadget.com/2013/09/10/apple-announces-the-iphone-5c/
http://www.engadget.com/2013/09/10/iphone-5s-announced/


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