Should I Use A Screen Guard?
As a phone repair technician, I see a lot of damaged smartphones. More often than not, those phones have a broken screen which is usually the first thing to go in the case of a fall or impact. For this reason, I highly recommend not only a high-quality case but also some form of compatible … Continue reading “Should I Use A Screen Guard?”Read More
Is Your Smartphone At Risk Of Getting Hacked?
For the typical phone owner, it’s unlikely your device would be hacked or infected with malware. Smartphone security, especially that of iPhones, is not easily breached but it can be bypassed. What’s more likely than getting hacked is having your bank account or Facebook profile hijacked. Have you ever gotten a vague Messenger text like … Continue reading “Is Your Smartphone At Risk Of Getting Hacked?”Read More
Top Smartphone Cameras
What’s up, shutterbugs? Wondering which smartphone has the best camera(s) these days? I’ve done the research and narrowed it down to the absolute best camera specs for phones (as of this post) in hopes that I can help narrow down you next phone choice. Without further adieu (and in no particular order), I give you … Continue reading “Top Smartphone Cameras”Read More
The Commendable Bendable Phone!
Decades ago, before the advent of smartphones, I remember hearing about some distant-future technology called “digital paper” that was actually in development – this idea has stuck with me through the years. Imagine, they said, a city map that you could zoom in and out on, see live traffic updates and bus schedules, and even … Continue reading “The Commendable Bendable Phone!”Read More
What Exactly Is Gorilla Glass?
In this industry, we hear a lot of buzzwords. Many of them are misunderstood or conflated or flat out nonsense. One thing I get asked about a lot is “Gorilla Glass” and there seems to be a lot of false preconceptions about what it is. So what’s the deal with Gorilla Glass (GG)? According to … Continue reading “What Exactly Is Gorilla Glass?”Read More
How To Choose A Phone Case
As one of Vancouver’s longest-running phone repair services, we’ve seen it all when it comes to phone damage. Most commonly, it’s a cracked screen be it just the glass or display and touch-interface damage as well. The best way to avoid this kind of damage is by having a quality case on your device. But … Continue reading “How To Choose A Phone Case”Read More
LCD vs. OLED Screens
If you’re reading this, then you’re no stranger to viewing a digital display. In fact, the average person’s daily screen-time worldwide is nearly seven hours a day according to comparitech.com! But what is it that makes a screen work? What is the technology behind it? There have been many types of electronic screen over the … Continue reading “LCD vs. OLED Screens”Read More
What is a Taptic Engine?
An interesting fact about the 2022 iPhone SE’s home button – It has no moving parts! The last iPhones to use the old-fashioned clicky mechanical button was the iPhone 6S and the little 5S-sized iPhone SE from 2016. While you may get the sensation that this new solid-state button clicks in when you press it, … Continue reading “What is a Taptic Engine?”Read More
What to do if my iPhone is Lost or Stolen
As experts in everything mobile phone-related, the professionals at GoMobile Repair have seen it all. From cracked screens to ill-functioning iPhones, there are few things anymore that will surprise us. While we are certainly in the broken phone business, our experts also field their fair share of questions regarding lost or stolen iPhones as well. … Continue reading “What to do if my iPhone is Lost or Stolen”Read More