Good news for “older” iPhones! OS 9.2.1

Hello there everyone,

AppleInsider today reported that the iOS 9.2.1 update can potentially make iOS 9 a smoother experience for people with older iPhones, according to a new series of YouTube videos featuring side-by-side comparisons with devices running iOS 8.4.1.

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Although installing 9.2.1 still causes an iPhone 4S or 5 to boot slower, once in action the software can load apps as fast or faster than 8.4.1 in many circumstances, according to the article. Boot times are said to be speedier than 8.4.1 when running the software on an iPhone 5s, which was also the first iPhone with a 64-bit processor.

A consistent problem with iOS has been the tendency for devices as little as a year or two old to suddenly see slowdowns after upgrading to a new version. This is despite the fact that Apple will deliberately disable some processor-intensive features on older hardware.

A lawsuit filed last month accuses Apple of misleading customers with the claim that iOS 9 is compatible with devices ranging back to the iPhone 4S. In reality Apple is practicing planned obsolescence, the case charges, since people who update a 4S will take a performance hit but find themselves unable to downgrade to 8.4.1 or earlier — nudging them towards buying newer hardware.

We all know that these devices update and upgrade faster than our contracts allow, so unless you’re one of the few that just simply wants and can afford the newest piece of hardware every 6 months, you’ll want to extend the life of your “old” device for a long as possible to maximize your investment.  That’s where Mission Repair can help, so if you have a problem with your phone, we will be happy to take care of it for you.  If you want to upgrade your software, at least Apple is still helping some of the older units at the moment, enjoy!

See ya, Ryan

I hear you, you want to pay less for iPhone 5, 5S and 5C screen repairs. I’m on it.

Hello again my friends,

In my last blog, I lowered the price on our iPhone 6 screen repairs – and we’re ready to break some more pricing barriers!

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We are now at the LOWEST PRICE EVER RECORDED at the Award-Winning Mission Repair website. No coupons needed; this amazing special begins today, and we’re already taking orders like wildfire. There’s no better time to have the iPhone 5s, 5c or 5 screen repaired, because these prices make it mighty attractive vs. buying a new phone.

We repair THOUSANDS of devices every month; we’ll get your iPhone in here and in a blink of an eye have back into your hands. Well, maybe a little longer than a blink of an eye, but it’ll be fast, I promise.

Click the image above to get started, or give us a call at 866-638-8402. Thanks!

Ryan

iPhone Screen Repairs – Lowest Price EVER For Cyber Monday

1465289_10152027089862913_1315317522_nOur Cyber Monday specials continue this week and our iPhone screen repair prices are have never been lower. If you are in need of an iPhone 5S screen repair or if you have a cracked screen on your iPhone 5, now is the time to order your repair at http://www.missionrepair.com.

We have run specials before on these particular repairs but our Cyber Monday prices cannot be beat. From now until Thursday, Dec. 4th at midnight we are servicing iPhone 5, 5S and 5C screens for ONLY $87! Regularly priced $109, you can get your iPhone 5C shattered screen replaced for over $20 cheaper. Click one of the services below to get started.

iPhone 5 Screen Repair (White)
iPhone 5 Screen Repair (Black)

iPhone 5S Screen Repair (White)
iPhone 5S Screen Repair (Black)

iPhone 5C Screen Repair

Once we receive your device we will replace the screen with a brand new part and get your unit back to you good as new. Know of a friend in need of a screen repair? Share our Cyber Monday specials with them and make sure they take advantage of this sale while it lasts. If you have questions regarding a current order or any other service just give us a call at 1-866-638-8402.

Happy shopping!

Melanie

The November Newsletter is off!

It’s everyone’s favorite shopping holiday, and the sales and specials are already starting. While Black Friday is fun, we really enjoy Cyber Monday (the Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend) because it’s especially crazy around the Mission Repair call center. It’s our biggest sale of the year!

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If you’re close to a Mission Repair location, we will be opening at 6:00am on Black Friday; we have some exciting specials happening for all of our walk-in customers that day. Last year we had a line of people stacking up at 6:00am, so we know how important the day after Thanksgiving is for you! We will be here in full force, stay tuned for details!

For those of you that aren’t in our vicinity and are somewhere else in the USA, our Cyber Monday deals will be especially enticing to you. There’s a lot more coming, I’m really glad you’re on our newsletter list. Hint: We are giving away a computer this month!

Until then, check out this month’s super special on iPhone 5 screen repairs. We have broken the $99 barrier and there’s no coupon needed for this service. Just click below to get started, and keep your eyes out for our next newsletter that will be hitting your inbox shortly.

Thanks, have a great November. I’ll be back soon today with more great info!!

Ryan

How much does a cracked screen on an iPhone cost to repair?

Good afternoon!

This comes up constantly in our business – both on the phone and with our walk-in customers…we get the question “how much does it cost to have my iPhone repaired?”

Get a repair price from anywhere in the world on your iPhone, Tablet or Computer.  Or give us a call!

Get a repair price from anywhere in the world on your iPhone, Tablet or Computer. Or give us a call!

We are trained and ready to help answer your questions. There’s another solution however; all of our pricing is on our website for you to get a repair price IMMEDIATELY. In fact, you can see all of our pricing UP FRONT, there’s no need to proceed with a checkout, get the service into the cart to see if there are additional charges, etc. We don’t “nickle and dime” you at the last minute with additional fees after you’ve inputted your credit card number or address- again it’s all UP FRONT and viewable 24 hours a day!

Why is this important? We have nothing to hide. In fact there are many repair companies that charge different prices for different states and regions; there are iPhone repair companies that charge different prices depending on what store or representative you call within the SAME CITY.

AT MISSION REPAIR we charge the same price whether you live in California, Maine or anywhere in between!

As a consumer myself, I prefer to know what the price of my purchase will be up front rather than being “blind” to the fact…and either have to make a phone call and wait on hold for someone to respond, or send an email and wait for a response that way;

We here at Mission Repair have ALWAYS had our pricing on our website for the world to see. In fact, we set the benchmark for pricing constantly. Our sales people are not on commission – they do not benefit by charging one customer more than another. It’s the best way to get honest and consistent information and it’s truth.

So the next time you’re looking for a price on an iPhone 5S Screen Repair, it’s as easy as clicking on http://www.missionrepair.com then ask yourself why the “next guy” isn’t confident enough to present pricing up front. There’s a reason for that, and you should be aware of it.

Thanks for reading, Ryan

To Repair Or Not Repair?

Hello everyone,

To repair or not repair? That is the question of the week. With every September, comes an Apple media event. With an Apple media event, comes newly released products and with newly released products comes that question. . .Should I repair this broken Smartphone screen? Some of you might be looking to switch from an Android or Windows phone, some of you might be limping along, for as long as you can, to get a glimpse of the new products before you make your decision. And some of you might be just like my friend Darrin, his iPhone 5S is perfectly fine (but he’s been living with a cracked screen for some time), but he’s the kind of guy that likes the newest product that Apple has to offer! For those of you that are saying that, this post might not be for you 🙂 So lets talk for a moment on what Apple is expected to release via the rumor mill. We are anticipating two new iPhone products. The iPhone 6 with a 4.7″ screen and the iPhone 6 with a massive 5.5″ screen.

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The iPhone 6 should bring the following features:

-Rounder and thinner designs
-Tapered screens that apparently taper off at the edges
-Optical Image Stabilization for clearer pictures and a 10MP camera
-A sapphire screen for superior scratch resistance
-iOS8

So with those features in mind, the question becomes, can I live without the latest and greatest from Apple? I’m going to stay with my iPhone 5 for a while…faced with the same dilemma, it is easy to see from the information provided, that Apple is not going to release a game changer tomorrow for me.

Alright, so I know my opinion may not be that convincing, but let me shed some light on the facts of repairing over replacing:

-It is usually cheaper to repair your Smartphone, than replace (Consider the new 2 year agreement you are about to sign up for)
-It’s green (Meaning you don’t have to contribute to a growing worldwide e-waste problem)
-You don’t have to deal with the hassle of moving over all of your data over (I recently had to do this…not fun)
-It most cases, you are supporting a local business

Ok, so if you are dead tired of your old iPhone 3GS or Samsung GS3 and are just ready for something new, let me make a case for you. Did you know that you could sell that old Smartphone? You can find many business that will buy your old device from you. You could also sell them yourself on eBay or Craigslist and Apple has even started their own trade in program so you can use that against the purchase of new products in their retail stores. In every case, you will make substantially more with a fully functioning Smartphone than a broken one. It logical.

I hope this sheds some light on why its a good thing to repair instead of completely replace your smartphone when an event like tomorrow is upon us. If you choose to repair and keep, repair and replace or repair and give away as a gift, the common denominator here is REPAIR! Don’t let that smartphone end up in the garbage or in your bottom drawer for years to come!

Take care, Ryan

Gesundheit!

Good afternoon friends-

How was your Labor Day? I had a nice relaxing day yesterday…all except for the fact that my allergies to the pollen in the Kansas City area have been terrible. It feels like I’ve been eating OTC allergy medicine for my meals recently 😉 The last couple of weeks have been a little miserable, and it seems like Sudafed just isn’t helping any more at this point. So I’ve upgraded to the pseudoephedrine/cetrizine combination which seems to be working…

Summer allergies.

So I think I have the itchy eyes and sneezing under control this afternoon which feels great! I normally don’t have this kind of “hay fever” this late in the year; it probably has something to do with the climate changes in the world today.

Anyhow, that’s enough about my medical problems for today and I’ll be back tomorrow with a few great blogs. I have the ideas flowing. Did you see Melanie’s blog earlier today about our new pricing on the iPhone, 5, 5C and 5S screen repairs? It’s been a huge hit.

I’ll talk to you again tomorrow, have a good night.

Ryan