image

Photography by Morten Skogly

iPHONE SCREEN REPAIR

image

Replace the broken glass of an iPhone 3G.

By Morten Skogly

I dropped my iPhone and broke its glass touchscreen. It didn’t take much; just a 40cm drop onto asphalt, and my lovely iPhone 3G was transformed into a cobweb of sadness.

Apple doesn’t repair this, at least not in Norway, where I live. There’s Dr. iPod (dripod.no), who specializes in iPhone repairs, but he has so many customers that he now does repairs only for people who come to his shop, which is in Oslo, 550km away from me. But I like ...

Get Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 22 now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.