Fixers collectives try to change a 'throw away society' habit
You should at least take it apart and figure out how it works," says Patrick Dunn, program director of the Phinney Neighborhood Association (PNA), which held its first fixers collective class last week. Dunn is better at fixing things than he is at flying ...
IFixit loves new tech devices, especially in pieces
SAN LUIS OBISPO — Jake Devincenzi was thrilled to get his hands ... That's because the first tools IFixit used had been discarded by a dentist. After Christmas, the company usually sees a spike in sales of parts, Wiens said.
Adopt DIY ‘best practices’ for your project
Find a bucket or a box in which to assemble all the tools and supplies you will need to work all ... Look also at sites that offer replacement parts for whatever you are working on. The good ones have equipment breakdowns, parts lists, and many times ...
Monsoon brings potential for great damage to computers
Even the smallest power surge can cost you money for repair or replacement of damaged computer parts. This damage is avoidable ... so I try to expose them accurately in camera, knowing that the shadows/highlights tool will greatly improve the shadow ...
How to replace a broken screen on your iPhone
It will help you decide if you should repair the phone yourself or take it to a ... or loss of data. Getting replacement parts and tools If you decide to tackle this fix, you'll need to get the necessary replacement parts and tools.