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Dark Spot on iPhone Screen?

by Michael on March 16, 2011 · 0 comments

Shortly after I upgraded from my old iPhone 3Gs to an iPhone 4, I noticed that there was a somewhat dark (dim) spot on the retina display. It was less an inch from the top, right in the middle of the display. Not a huge deal, but definitely annoying.

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Discoloration on Sony LCD Rear Projection TV

by Michael on November 15, 2009 · 3 comments

When it rains it pours… A few weeks after having our 36 inch Sony CRT TV refuse to power on (we’ve since decided to replace it), we’re having discoloration issues with our 46 inch Sony LCD rear projection TV.

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Bad News on the Sony TV Front

by Michael on November 9, 2009 · 12 comments

Just a quick followup to me earlier post about a Sony TV that won’t turn on… We’ve been swamped and unable to do any TV shopping, so we’ve been limping along with the hair dryer fix. Unfortunately, the problem is getting worse.

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How to Fix a Sony TV That Won’t Turn On

by Michael on October 24, 2009 · 215 comments

Back in 2003, we got a beast of a 36 inch Sony WEGA TV. It was a great TV for us over the years, but yesterday it refused to power up. The power supply would click like it was trying to power up, but it just wouldn’t come on.

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Dark Spot on iPhone Camera?

by Michael on July 20, 2009 · 52 comments

About two weeks ago, I ordered a new iPhone 3Gs from AT&T. It arrived quickly (within two business days) and I rushed over to pick it up. Once activated, I tested it out and everything seemed to be working well, so I headed home.

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Xbox 360 Error Code E74

by Michael on July 13, 2009 · 0 comments

This past Saturday, our Xbox 360 started flaking out while we were playing FIFA ’09. The video got fuzzy, and we started getting lines across the screen. When we re-started the Xbox, the problems went away, but came back. Not long thereafter, the kids reported to me that the Xbox was broken.

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