It happens in a second—the iPhone drops, tumbles to the floor, and cracks its glass on your pet stegosaurus's tail. The Apple-certified technicians at iPhoneFix.com know this sort of situation all too well, so they greet every technical malady with a friendly smile before admitting gadgets into their OR. Despite the shop's name, the techs can fix the gamut of Apple products, including iPhones, iPods, iPads, MacBooks, and iMacs. Beyond replacing cracked screens, they swap out hard drives, diagnose water damage, and fix broken batteries. For folks looking to upgrade, iPhoneFix.com purchases broken iPhones and sells OtterBox cases, which guard new cell phones against their future run-ins with gravity.
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The Apple-certified technicians at iFixYouri bring broken smart phones and tablets back to life with swift turnaround. Techs can piece together shattered screens on devices including the iPhone 3G ($49), and rescue waterlogged phone books from smart phones by HTC, Droid, and Nexus ($29.99–$39.99). An iPod classic repair ($49.99–$59.99) fixes fledgling batteries, dimming LED screens, and broken click-wheel axels. In addition, the staff aids in the restoration of computers, videogame consoles, and tablets, though prices vary depending on the severity of digital diagnosis.
Signature service: Mixed-media art classes for all ages
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 2–4 hours
Brands Used: Mayco, Duncan, Blick
Pro Tip: We keep our classes small so that we can offer the best possible hands-on experience to each artist
What aspect of your job, or the services you offer, most often surprises people?
Because we offer pottery in our walk-in studio, many people don't realize [the variety] of classes we offer. We have classes in canvas painting, mosaics, ceramic techniques, jewelry making, crafts, glass fusing, and more.
Do you or your staff have any special certifications or degrees?
Our staff has a range of certifications from degrees in art education to having spent more than a decade in the ceramic world.
Describe a time your services really changed a client's life for the better.
We have had several customers tell us that our studio has been a calming retreat during a difficult time in their lives. From stressful jobs to cancer treatments, coming in to create has helped melt the stress of whatever struggles they were having at that time.
When Dr. Sasson Moulavi worked in an emergency room, he noticed that more people in their 30s and 40s were experience heart attacks. In reaction to the trend, the bariatric physician developed a diet program that uses organic ingredients, triple-filtered water, and hunger-controlling foods. Now unexpected foods such as muffins, shakes, and soups, can help people lose weight. There is even a cookie diet, in which a healthy cookie—formulated to be a perfect balance of fiber, protein, and amino acids—aims to help clients lose several pounds per week.
At Smart For Life offices across the country, nutrition experts and physicians guide patients to healthier lifestyles with the diet products, supervised weight-loss and wellness programs, and complex mazes that lead to bowls of salad. They also slim waists with the help of vitamin B12 injections.
At Carmine's Original Ocean Grill & Sushi Bar, executive chef Alexander Sutherland's team whips up contemporary seafood and sushi dishes. In its waterfront-dining setting, patrons nibble on selections from the raw shellfish bar menu, choose from entrees such as miso-glazed sea bass and oven-roasted crispy duck, or savor robata grill dishes cooked in an authentic, ancient-style irori—a traditional Japanese charcoal-fired hearth. They also sip wine, sake, and creative cocktails such as the Asian pear martini.