Way back in the old days, there were handheld tablet computers that could run Linux. No one is using a Compaq iPaq or Sharp Zaurus anymore. What’s a nerd to do?
No doubt, we all (especially if you’re reading this site) love our tech. That may be in what we work with in our day jobs, in the gadgets we fiddle with after work, and especially in the phones we carry with us all day. Batteries are the Achilles Heel of many, especially now that we’re far removed from the days of easily-removed-and-swapped batteries. THat’s where the fine folks at iFixit come into the picture – they’ll show you how to fix just about anything on your phone, and have kits to help you do it. A little while back, I used their kit to replace the battery in my iPhone 6S, and want to tell you about that experience.(more…)