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DIY projects: How to make an awesome wall collage using your Instagram photos!

DIY: How to make an awesome wall collage using your Instagram photos!

DIY, short for "do it yourself", is a weekly column where I roll up my sleeves and go over everything and anything from field-stripped and fixing your out-of-warranty iPhone or iPad to fun projects you can do with apps, family, and friends. Post lots of photos on Instagram? Ever think how cool...
How to replace a broken headphone jack in an iPhone 5s

How to fix a broken headphone jack in an iPhone 5s

Have a busted headphone jack in your iPhone 5s? Not being able to listen to music, podcasts, and other kinds of audio is a complete bummer. Not only that, if your iPhone thinks headphones are plugged in when they aren't, a broken headphone jack can mess with sound through the speaker too. Other...
How to fix a broken Home button in the iPhone 5s

How to fix a broken Home button in the iPhone 5s

The Home button on your iPhone 5s provides two main functions; it serves as a way to authenticate Touch ID and more important, as a way for you to return to your Home screen, exit apps, access multitasking, and more. If you can no longer click your Home button, or pressing it does nothing, it's...
How to fix the rear iSight camera in your iPhone: The ultimate guide

How to fix the rear iSight camera in your iPhone: The ultimate guide

If the rear iSight camera on your iPhone either isn't working working at all, or is taking photos that show obvious defects, it's possible that the camera assembly is defective or damaged. Typical symptoms of a broken or defective iSight camera include a blacked out screen, purple or blue...
How to replace a blown loud speaker in an iPhone 5s

How to fix a broken loud speaker in an iPhone 5s

If you have an iPhone 5s that doesn't produce any sound over the loud speaker, but still functions through the earpiece, it's possible that the loud speaker is either defective or blown. Other symptoms can include low volume or crackling audio. If you're experiencing any of these issues and you'...
Turn your old iPhone into your kids' dream device with this awesome guide

How to turn your old iPhone into your kids' dream device

Are you looking for something to do with an old iPhone? If so, the folks over at Bos Organization have put together a nifty little guide to repurposing iPhones that are no longer used as an iPod touch of sorts for kids. This incredibly detailed guide involves a total of 9 steps that include...
How to fix cellular antenna reception problems on a Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4

How to fix cellular antenna reception problems on a Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4

If you can't seem to obtain a signal on your Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4, it may mean that you have a faulty cellular antenna. DIY replacing it is a relatively straight-forward repair that isn't too difficult. If you're out of warranty, it's also a much cheaper option than purchasing a new iPhone...
Snapguide for iPhone review: Best app for creating beautiful guides and DIY projects

Snapguide for iPhone review: Best app for creating beautiful guides and DIY projects

Snapguide is a beautiful way to create, share, and find how-to guides, recipes, and other instructionals -- straight from your iPhone. Snapguide for iPhone allows you to create instructional guides (including recipes) straight on your iPhone, complete with pictures, videos, and captions. When...
How to fix a cracked or broken screen on the Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4

How to fix a cracked or broken screen on the Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4

If you've accidentally cracked the screen on your Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4, or it's just stopped responding, and you don't want to pony up the money for a new CDMA iPhone just yet, you can DIY repair it. If you feel pretty confident that, with a little ninja daring, we can walk you through how...
How to DIY replace the vibrator assembly in an iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS

How to DIY replace the vibrator assembly in an iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS

If your iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS isn't vibrating even when the vibration setting is on, the vibrator assembly motor may have burnt out. Lucky, it's a quick and easy DIY repair that most users can handle on their own. Here's how. Symptoms Your phone never vibrates even if vibrate is on in...

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