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10% Off Service when you bring in a Starbucks Zombie Frappuccino

For a limited time only, take 10% off service with a Starbucks Zombie Frapuccino Just bring a Starbucks Zombie Frappuccino to the store to receive 10% off service on your next repair! You can also get 5-10% off any product we're selling up front in our store locations in Schaumburg and Des Plaines. Show some love for the Zombies! Call or stop by anytime during store hours to get a free consultation on your next repair or to check out all the cool gadgets and Apple products that we sell up front. Phones, Laptops, and more! Zombie Techs Computer and Cell Phone Repair Schaumburg, IL Zombie Techs Computer and Cell Phone Repair Des Plaines, IL Read more

Leaked iPhone 8 screen protector reveals more than appearance

Leaked iPhone 8 screen protector New images surfaced Monday morning from Chinese social networking site Weibo and later revealed by macrumors, shows a new tempered glass screen protector made for the yet unreleased iPhone 8 with 5.8" display. The screen protector is the first we've seen this close to production time on the iPhone 8 and it confirms rumors that we've written about in previous articles that the iPhone 8 will feature a full glass display on the front without a home button. The front glass display is supposedly full engaged in biometric authentication too so it can read your thumbprint and unlock the phone regardless of where your thumb is placed on the front of the glass. The noticeably thin screen protector features cutouts for the from camera, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor, and a mysterious 4th sensor ... Read more

Store Hours on Memorial Day

Computer and Cell Phone Repair Good morning and Happy Memorial Day! Zombie Techs computer and cell phone repair in Schaumburg will be open today from 8am - 12pm for any of your immediate/urgent computer and cell phone repair needs. We are able to fix many cell phone and smartphone issues in under and hour's time so if you do have an emergency, we are available until 12pm today. Normal pickup and drop-off services are available today as well between 8am-12pm. Below is a list of common repairs that you might need done in under an hour's time: cell phone screen replacement dc jack repair charging port repair on/off button repair phone camera replacement laptop screen replacement volume button repair   keywords: computer repair hoffman estates, computer repair schaumburg, computer repair rolling meadows, computer repair palatine, cell phone repair hoffman estates, cell phone ... Read more

Can Apple become a trillion dollar company soon?

Could Apple soon become a trillion dollar company? Notebook sales are up, the iPhone 8 is already poised for a massive success, the App store is having it's most blockbuster year ever, and Apple is working on fully automated self-driving cars. So is there a possibility that Apple could soon become a trillion dollar company? RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani says the answer is yes, and it could even happen in the next 18 months. An excerpt found on Marcumors of Daryanani's research note, edited slightly for clarity: In aggregate, we see a scenario where in the 2019 fiscal year, Apple sustains $12+ earnings per share and, assuming the valuation frameworks remains stable/improves, it should get AAPL stock toward $192–$195, which would equate to a market cap above $1 trillion. Another major driving force in Amit's calculation is the fact that Apple's ability ... Read more

New hidden features of iOS10 including split view

New features of iOS10 for iPhone and iPad Everyone in the tech community is talking about iOS10 and for good reason. iOS10 is one of the biggest overhauls for Apple's mobile operating system ever. The lock screen is changed, messages have changed, and now there's split view coming to iPad and iPhone as well. Check out the video below to see all the neat new features that are going to be standard in iOS 10. Highlights: Unsubscribe: Apple will now have a built-in feature allowing you to unsubscribe from e-mails without having to search the whole e-mail to find a small unsubscribe link. Voicemail Transcriptions: In the new iOS10 you'll be able to see your voicemails in the form of readable texts. So if somebody calls you and leaves a voice message, Apple will interpret what that person is saying and send you ... Read more

iPhone 6 Charging Port Replacement

How To: iPhone 6 Charging Port Replacement Full disclosure: we're not responsible if you attempt this repair on your own and brick your device. That said, this is a cool video about replacing your iPhone 6 microphone. If you find yourself in need of this service, just stop by the Zombie Techs cell phone repair in Schaumburg and save yourself the trouble of attempting this repair on your own. It is more complicated than it looks, but if you're up to the task and don't want to overpay for the service, this is a good place to start. Diagnosing a bad microphone may seem obvious but there are a number of signs to lookout for. A bad iPhone 6 microphone is not just going to prevent communication, it could also prevent your iPhone 6 from powering on altogether. Other signs ... Read more

Pastbook (instant Facebook slideshows)

Pastbook allows you to create slideshows of your past Facebook has been introducing a new functionality based on an app called Timehop that brings up your photos from each previous year on a given date. Pastbook is built on that premise and allows you to relive your previous year based on the selection of your choosing. All you have to do is choose whether you want to review a past year for your Facebook or Instagram account. It takes only a minute to sign up using your e-mail address and then you have access to create as many slide shows as you want. You can choose your own titles and add quotes throughout so it functions like an online scrapbook. You can also invite friends through Pastbook to collab on your story. Pastbook also has a service that will allow you to ... Read more

How to encrypt E-mails on your iPhone

ProtonMail for iOS ProtonMail is finally available for iOS. Having just released their mobile app, ProtonMail will allow you to send encrypted e-mails from your iPhone. Encrypted e-mails are important because they offer "end-to-end" security and allow you to transfer totally confidential messages that cannot be mined or hacked without going through extraordinary lengths to do so. On it's own encryption provides a layer of security that takes even the most powerful computers and enormous amount of time to break into. ProtonMail delivers encryption functionality in a way that feels easy and simple to use.   An article on indicates that Edward Snowden would only use this type of encryption to communicate with reporters when he was releasing the secrets for which he is famous. E-mails sent without using encryption technology are far more easily hacked and can be taken advantage ... Read more

Here’s what Apple’s CEO says about your privacy

Apple CEO Talks about Privacy on NPR Tim Cook, CEO of Apple and successor to the late Steve Jobs sat down with NPR 2 days ago to weigh in on security and product privacy concerning Apple products. The conversation began with some clarifying about how Apple manages the data on your phone and their solution is to leave the media and information on your phone that is encrypted automatically by the user. Even the exchange of data between their products and the iCloud platform is two way encrypted by your Apple sign-in ID and is not shared in any way with government. Tim Cook goes on to say in fact that he "doesn't support any backdoor for government" into their own devices and software. He immediately followed up that statement by saying "privacy is a fundamental human right that people have, ... Read more

The Apple Marketplace

If you haven't seen the ads, feast your eyes below on Apple's latest marketing push for the Apple Market place.  What is the Apple Marketplace? Great question! The Apple marketplace is a term we use to describe Apple's App store and the iTunes online store. (more…) Read more
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