Upgrade to the S9???
With the release of the new S9, there has been a bit of controversy about the changes made, or rather how few there seem to be. Physically the S9 has remained largely unchanged from the S8. With the same screen and almost identical body size, the biggest changes take a closer look at the S9 to […]
Right to Repair
Hi Guys and Gals, It has been a while since my last post about anything tech related but, everything has been running pretty smooth so… “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it”. Well something has broke and it started with the screen on my iPhone 8. After much chagrin I fixed the screen and everything was […]
Free / No-Fee Unlocking
Now that the dust has settled on the recent news that the CRTC will be making carriers unlock phones for free, I have decided to write about what other announcements were over shadowed by this good news. The CRTC announced that the following will take effect on December 1, 2017: No cancellation fees after 2 […]
What’s the deal with unlocking and what does it mean.
I have a bone to pick! Time and time again I am running into locked phones. I don’t mean the front pass code on the phone or the icloud lock or even the restriction locks that parents but on phones. I mean the lock that carriers but on phones to prevent you from taking your […]
Apple losing ground to Chinese smart phone manufacturers!
Sales statistics for smart phone have arrived for Q1 of 2017. They are as follows: Huawei, Oppo and Vivo look to be gaining some ground and Samsung is running away with the game. Why is this? Some speculate that iPhone sales are down as they are less expensive to repair and therefor people keep their […]
Things Canadians should know about the CRTC Wireless Code when travelling.
In my opinion, some areas of the “plain language” wireless code lack a certain clarity, however the area of bill management which touches on information relative to travelers outside of Canada is crystal clear. Some of that relevant info for mobile usage abroad is as follows: A service provider must notify the customer, at no […]
The Iron fist of Canada’s mobile providers
Have you ever tried to sell your used phone well after your contract has expired and your phone was paid for in full but found that it is locked? What do you do? You call the carrier and find that it costs $50+ and a week to unlock, but you paid for this phone and […]
iphone 6 & 6 Plus flaw
CellPro Repair Solutions has been repairing iphones in Nanaimo for some time now. The warranty on the 6 series phones are almost all but gone. As we do not cover the Apple warranty we are starting to see a lot of 6 series phones come into the shop. With the flood of 6 series phones […]