damaged ilok

“do you think anyone will accidentally bump into this long object protruding from their computer?!” it’s practically begging to be snapped in half.

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damaged sd card

one of my accounts recently called for help with a damaged sd card. i always like so see it as soon as possible, and before i picked it up, i asked them to send me a photo. the reply was “ehh, it’s kind of fragile, i’m afraid to.”

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you win some! (and sometimes you don’t…)

a microscopic visual journey of the attempted repair of a blunt force damaged touch IC chip on an iphone 4S. once we found that a replacement front assembly did not solve the problem, we began to dig a little bit deeper…

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microscopic soldering

a really awesome job of soldering and re-routing of the motherboard on a microscopic level. to really understand the small size, i really wish i had taken the photo with something to scale, but i would say the solder bridges you see were each the size of a grain of salt!

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