iPhone 4 audio problem: fixing an audio compiler chip fault

The iPhone 4 has been plagued by a few hardware issues. Apart from the infamous antenna-gate, we have also noticed that the home button is prone to failure. And then there's the more serious issue with the audio compiler chip. The iPhone 4 audio compiler chip problem manifests itself by...

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Published
May 07, 2014

My iPad won’t power on

Not long after I received my iPad I experienced an unusual situation: I grabbed it, pressed the home button and it did not power on at all! I pressed the power button and nothing happen. I tried a hard reset (pressed the home button and the power button in the...

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Published
November 07, 2013

Believable rumour: iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C coming September 10

The biggest news on Saturday was that, according to AllThingsD, Apple will launch the next generation iPhone on September 10. So we now have less than a month's time until we'll know exactly how the new iPhone will compare to the current iPhone 5. According to some other rumours, the...

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Published
August 12, 2013

10 little known iPhone facts

The first iPhone was launched six years ago, in June 2007. Over this period there has been a huge amount discovered and written about the iPhone. I'd like to share a few hidden gems with you. 1. iPhone development started in 2004, when Apple gathered a team of 1000 employees...

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Published
June 24, 2013

How to increase your iPhone's battery lifespan

The most common question about the iPhone since I started working as a technician at Lovefone is how to increase the iPhone battery's lifespan. Well, it mostly depends on the way we use our phones. Sadly, there is no special formula that can transform your ordinary battery into a super...

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Published
January 30, 2013

Things to check when buying a second hand iPhone

A more detailed version of this guide is now available. Please go to http://www.lovefone.co.uk/the-used-iphone-buyers-guide to download it. A friend of mine emailed me the other day asking for some iPhone advice. He wanted to buy a second hand iPhone but didn’t know what to check to make sure it was...

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December 27, 2012