Repair

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26 August 2022

MacBook repair as a self-service: iFixit criticizes Apple

As shown a few days ago, the Apple Self Service for repairing MacBook models with M1 chips has started in the USA. At the time of the article, the corresponding manuals were not yet available. Now are […]
18 May 2020
Repair Photos Library on Mac

Repair Photos app library on Mac

At first I found the switch from iPhoto to the Photos app on the Mac to be relatively bumpy. Many sorting options and my old structure of the photo albums have been lost, but meanwhile Apple has improved over the years and meanwhile [...]
2 May 2020
Rent a iPhone SE 2

iPhone SE 2 is now available for rent from Grover

Today I got an email from Grover saying that the new iPhone SE 2 (model from 2020) can now be rented there. If you want the 64 GB model in black, white or red [...]
4 February 2020
This is how chkdsk works on a Mac

"Chkdsk" command - what is the equivalent on the Mac?

When it comes to defective SD cards, broken hard disks or other unreadable data storage media, the "chkdsk" command is often thrown into the room in the Windows world. Not without reason, because this system's own repair command has also [...]
20 September 2018

Repairing the retro console: Replace the analog stick and the C-stick of the GameCube controller

With the GameCube, Nintendo introduced the double analog stick on a game console controller. In addition to the left stick, which was still based on the N64, the yellow C keys of the N64 have now also changed to stick form. Meanwhile [...]
3 September 2018
DJI Care Refresh for the Mavic Pro drone

DJI Mavic Pro Care Refresh: Repair and Exchange

With the Service Care Refresh, the drone manufacturer DJI offers a kind of "insurance" for its quadrocopter. This service can of course also be ordered for the DJI Mavic Pro. It includes protection against damage to the copter [...]
2 September 2018
DJI Care Refresh for the Spark drone

DJI Spark Care Refresh: repair and replacement

With the Service Care Refresh, the drone manufacturer DJI offers a kind of "insurance" for its quadrocopter. This service can of course also be ordered for the DJI Spark. It includes a protection that covers damage to the copter [...]
21 August 2018
DJI Care Refresh for the Mavic Air drone

DJI Mavic Air Care Refresh: repair and replacement

With the Service Care Refresh, the drone manufacturer DJI offers a kind of "insurance" for its quadrocopter. This service can of course also be ordered for the DJI Mavic Air. It includes protection against damage to the copter [...]
28 September 2017
Apple smartphone no longer starts, help, solution, repair

iPhone no longer works: help, tips and tricks

The Apple iPhone no longer works and you urgently need help because you can no longer see anything except a black display? Then you've come to the right place - I've got a few solutions, tips and [...]
7 March 2017
Securely unscrew the Nintendo Switch, take it apart, repair instructions, Joy-Con, display. Battery mAh capacity, screwdriver tripoint, iFixit teardown Nintendo Switch

iFixit: Open Nintendo Switch, view and replace hardware & repair the console

The specialist site for teardown articles and repairs of technology, iFixit, has taken on the Nintendo Switch, gained knowledge while unscrewing it and is busy collecting tips and instructions for repairing the Switch. If you use the Nintendo Switch [...]