How to make sure you are selecting the quality vendor for the replacement parts?

Cronin, Austin J.

Cronin, Austin J.

Current IT Computer Support Student at Milwaukee Area Technical College who enjoys learning about new technologies and working on automobiles.
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How to make sure you are selecting the quality vendor for the replacement parts? There are a few ways to make sure you are selecting the quality vendor for the replacement parts. First of all when I look for replacement parts to anything I always look online to see the top vendors for the replacement piece I am looking for. For example if I am looking for a replacement screen for my HTC One m7 I will go to google and type in “Best places to get replacement screens” Or “Where to find a HTC One replacement screen” And you look through some of the articles and such on google. Also After I find out which of the vendors look pretty good I will look around on their websites and see how it is laid out. Also I would look up reviews about each one of the vendors (this is the one I look at the most) mostly because it is actual people that have ordered or went there and got products from them. Another part in finding a good quality vendor for replacement parts is by comparing prices between the vendors. But always keep in mind cheaper is always not better. But you do want to be getting a good deal. Not ripped off. Also what I look for in a good vendor with quality parts is if they have warranties on their replacement parts. Any good vendor with quality products should have warranties on their product they are selling. Even if it is only a month warranty that is better than no warranty at all. When selecting...

Most popular Cell phone repair places in Milwaukee Area in 2014

In today’s world cell phones have never been so important in our lives. It’s hard to imagine our lives without them.  They come in all shapes and sizes to basic flip phones to large touchscreen smartphones and everyone has one from the young to the elderly. But at the end of the day it is technology and it will give us problems every once in awhile. Some self-inflicted, others we do to damage the phone.  Most of the biggest problems people have with their phones are usually from mishandling of the phone and causing damage to the screen. The second most common problem is battery issues. For most people with smartphones, they often complain about the battery life of the phone over the time they have it. Fortunately for us here in Milwaukee there are numerous places that offer repair services for when things go wrong with our cell phones. One of the most popular places in the Milwaukee area is Milwaukee PC. If you have ever went and told someone that you were having issues with your computer or cell phone, more often then not they would direct you to the nearest Milwaukee PC. They have 3 locations in the Milwaukee area and over 27 across Wisconsin. Prices for services range from $49-$129 depending on the service and phone model. Services include battery replacement, touchscreen replacement, etc. Fix phone land is another place in Milwaukee that is in the phone repair business. They are located at 1518 E Capitol Dr. They’re prices are competitive as they have been in business for over 10 years. They repair phones from...

How to assemble a PC

Cha Vang

Cha Vang

Highly motivated IT student attending MATC Computer Support Specialist program.
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Make sure you have all the following components: Motherboard/Processor/Heat Sink Back plating for peripherals Power Supply Graphic Card Hard Drive Memory Computer Case Screw Driver/Screws CD-ROM/DVD-ROM   1. Now that you have all parts in arms reach, start off by inserting the peripheral plate into the computer case. 2. The next step you’ll need the following parts motherboard, processor, and heat sink. Now take the processor an insert it into the CPU slot follow the arrows, as there is only one way the processor will fit. (Do not push down on the processor, you can potential bend the pins) Once this is completed use the latch on the side of the slot to fasten the processor down. After you have fasten the processor down, put some thermal paste onto the processor. Now put the heat sink on top of the processor.(use the side guides to help you secure the heat sink onto the motherboard, now use the leaver on the heat sink to fasten it to the board. 3. Now take the spacer screws and use the motherboard as a reference, you’ll need to insert these screws into the computer case.(The screws creates a space between the board and the physical computer case) Once this is completed gentle put the motherboard into the case make sure the spacer screws line up with the motherboard holes. Once everything is lined up insert the screws into the hole and fasten them to the computer case.(Make that all holes line up, so do not screw everything down completely before the holes line up) 4. Now we are ready to install Memory sticks,...

How to Install Android Operating System on VMware

Cha Vang

Cha Vang

Highly motivated IT student attending MATC Computer Support Specialist program.
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1. You can download Android Operating System here: https://code.google.com/p/android-x86/downloads/list 2. Open VMware Workstation, click on File and the click on New Virtual Machine, select Typical (recommended) and click Next Now select” Installer Disc image files (iso)” and locate your android ISO named: “android-x86-4.3-20130725” and then click Next Now enter the desire Name and location and then click Next Now Select the desire about of space by moving the up/down arrow or enter the size into the field. Once that is completed select “Store virtual disk as a single file” and then click Next If you wanted to make any changes to the hardware click “Customize Hardware” otherwise click Finish The Android OS will boot up in this mode use the arrow key to move up and down, now select “Installation – Install Android-x86 to harddrisk” and hit ENTER Select “Create/Modify partitions” and click ENTER Again use the arrow key to move to other options, select “ New” and hit ENTER Now select [Primary] and hit ENTER Hit ENTER again Now select [Bootable] hit ENTER Now select [write] and hit ENTER It’s going to prompt you if you want to partition table type “Yes” then hit ENTER Now select [Quit] and hit ENTER Select “sda1 Linux VMware Virtual 1” and then select OK and hit ENTER Choose NTFS for the file format Select Yes and hit ENTER Select Yes to install GRUB and hit ENTER Select Yes and hit ENTER Here it give you the option to allocate more data to User date enter the desire amount and the hit ENTER Now select “Run Android-x86”, select OK and then hit...