It only takes a moment of clumsiness to smash a smartphone screen. And at repairXpert.com, it only takes a bit longer than that to replace the cracked glass. In fact, they complete phone repairs in a half hour. They can also fix dysfunctional buttons, speakers, and charging ports, as well as computers and tablets, securing all repairs with a 30-day warranty. After more than 12 years in business, though, the team has taken on more than just electronics repairs. They also buy and sell new and used smartphones at competitive prices, and offer prepaid wireless plans.
Etech Computak Inc's technicians may specialize in Apple products, but they can also repair broken smartphones and computers from other brands. They replace phones' cracked LCD screens and dead batteries, and they remove viruses and spyware from computers, as well as install hardware and recover data. They also mend malfunctioning gaming consoles, including Nintendo Wiis, Xbox 360s, and Playstations.
To minimize the amount of time customers and their electronic devices must be apart, the staff at iFix New York and Quick Fix Technologies work fast, diagnosing digital hiccups for free while patrons wait. Once repairs are approved the technicians begin tinkering with devices, generally finishing their work within 24 hours when they have the needed parts on hand. Clients can monitor the progress of repairs on their computer, smartphone, or audio equipment with an online tracking system. Technicians can also perform services onsite, setting up homes, small businesses, or state-of-the-art treehouses with wireless or printer networks.
Six long shelves holding vintage radios and projectors fill the length of an exposed-brick wall. Old Mac computers face out from knee-high cabinets and a few hang from the ceiling and display “now serving” numbers reminiscent of a delicatessen. From the looks of it, you might think you’re in a tech time warp—but it’s quite the opposite. The antique electronics simply and aesthetically remind customers of the technological past when they’re inside Tekserve Corporation, an authorized reseller and service provider for Apple products. For more than 20 years, its staff of computer gurus has been fixing Apple products during repair and consulting services and shedding light on the products’ capabilities during classes and seminars. These informative sessions touch on an evolving list of topics that often includes improving one’s social-media experience and building one’s own Internet. The shop also has an array of gadgets and accessories available for purchase or rental.
Unique Photo?s story wouldn?t be out of place in a Horatio Alger essay: entrepreneurs Bernard and Harriet Sweetwood opened a small storefront photography supply store in Brooklyn, which, through their continued hard work, grew to become one of the largest privately owned photographic-supply distributors in the world. Now dubbed a photographic superstore, Unique Photo stocks more than 20,000 products from popular brands such as Canon, Panasonic, Olympus, Fujifilm, Nikon, and Sony. From digital cameras and camera bags to video equipment, darkroom supplies, and prints of 19th-century presidents eating ice-cream cones, the shop houses gear for enthusiasts and professionals alike. On a mission to help clients ?Create Better Pictures,? staffers draw upon their photography training to help customers with a full-service photo lab, rental equipment, and free tech support. Experts also lead a full curriculum of classes and seminars that cover topics such as photo composition, Adobe Photoshop, and lighting techniques.