Electronics physicians at Dr. Cell Phone revive technological investments with original replacement parts and a three-day turnaround time. Cell-phone and computer specialists repair cracked screens, casing damage, and malfunctioning keys and address other common mobile-device maladies such as out-of-style ringtones. In addition to treating every single model of brands such as BlackBerry, Nokia, and Motorola, phone techs seamlessly repair screens and LCD components for iPhones 3G, 3GS, 4, or 4S and cracked iPads. Each customer—whether they drop by for a walk-in appointment or send their phone through the mail—receives a repair-order number to check in on their electronic pets, as well as a 30-day warranty on all parts, scratch 'n' sniff upgrades, and labor. In addition to handheld devices, The Dr. Laptop branch fixes up personal computers.
For those who’ve locked themselves out of their iPad or lost hours of work because their computer crashed, TechOne Centre promises relief from frustration. Not only do its technicians repair Mac computers and iPads and recover data, but they also lead training classes so customers can better understand their products. Their pupils range from professional tech teams seeking Apple certifications to everyday Mac and iPad users who need a helping hand.
Clean running clothes have no place at Mighty Mud Dash, a 5K-challenge course that beckons runners of all fitness levels to plunge through stretches of mud in search of glory. Friendly competition is encouraged as waves of runners forge a path through more than 20 rugged, slippery obstacles—including wall climbs, cargo net-covered crawls, 30-yard mud-filled trenches, and a sprawling tarp slide.
Though the main race is only open to competitors age 14 and older, a scaled-down 100-yard obstacle dash welcomes children as young as 6 to test their agility and endurance. After the competition, participants gather for celebration and music at the post-race party, where they can rinse off or roll all over an expensive white velour sofa to a soundtrack of upbeat tunes. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefit the work of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, a non-profit organization working to conserve Texas's natural resources like its hunting and fishing grounds.
At a growing number of stores throughout the U.S., the ifixandrepair specialists aim to unburden clients of the troubles common among fragile electronics. The team proudly takes on ailing smartphones, tablets, and computers, restoring each model with diagnostic services or shiny new parts. They also work to alleviate screen blemishes on BlackBerry phones, iPhones, HTC smartphones, and Mac tablets and do their best to minimize water or cheese-fondue damage. In addition, ifixandrepair also sells and purchases pre-owned mobile phones and accessories.
Yakety Yak Wireless, a cellular repair and used phone store, is the culmination of its owner’s 20 years of expertise working for Microsoft. The bright, modern shop hosts trained technicians who perform onsite repairs for mobile devices, including mending damaged trackballs for BlackBerrys and repairing the cracked screens of Apple and Motorola mobile devices. Display tables showcase an array of accessories and gently-used phones from national carriers, which customers can buy and sell, or give to the store’s green program that safely handles and recycles old devices to keep them out of landfills or the mouths of grazing billy goats.