Career Opportunity: Experienced Electronics Repair Technician

Our mission as a company is to make people’s lives better. Our employees, our customers, and our owners – in that order. We firmly believe that truly happy employees are the only way to achieve delighted customers, and delighted customers will result in a solid bottom line.

If that sounds like the kind of place you want to work and you believe you can help make that culture even better and stronger, then we want you to apply to be a electronics repair technician at our Repair Depot in Chicago. Continue reading Career Opportunity: Experienced Electronics Repair Technician

Entrepreneurial Person for Store Manager Position

Our Lincoln Park crew.
Our Lincoln Park crew.

Our mission as a company is to make people’s lives better. Our employees, our customers, and our owners – in that order. We firmly believe that truly happy employees are the only way to achieve delighted customers, and delighted customers will result in a solid bottom line.

If that sounds like the kind of place you want to work and you believe you can help make that culture even better and stronger, then we want you to apply to be a store manager at our Lincoln Park store in Chicago.

Continue reading Entrepreneurial Person for Store Manager Position

Job Offer: Electronic Repair in Redmond & Tukwila

Looking for a great place to work? How about a 4-day work week? Want health care? Maybe $17/hr plus bonuses? A company that’s growing and exciting to work for? Amazing co-workers?

Then you should apply to work for us. We’re looking for a great repair technician to split time at our Redmond & Tukwila, WA stores.

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Why we (currently) only fix Apple & Samsung Phones

We just received a 1-star review on Google My Business for our Chicago Loop store because we don’t fix the type of phone that someone owned. I responded to the person’s review and thought I’d post my response here as well because this is a question/complaint we do get from time to time.

The really important thing to note in this post is one of our core philosophies: We only do things we can be great at, and we are great at the things we do.

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Apple’s planned obsolescence for the iPhone 5?

I bought an iPhone 5 right after it came out and was pretty happy with it until about a month ago when I updated to the latest Apple system release – iOS 9. This particular upgrade was a major downgrade in my smart phone experience.

Beware iOS 9 on pre-iPhone 6 phones.
Beware iOS 9 on pre-iPhone 6 phones.

What happened?

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New iPhone/iPad Repair Courier Service in the Chicago Loop

Courier service for iPhone/iPad Repair in Chicago Loop.

Live or work in the Loop and don’t have time to run your cracked iPhone or iPad over to our newest store at 216 N Wells? You’re in luck because we just partnered with Chicago Messenger Service to pick-up and drop-off devices for our customers. We can even have your phone picked-up, fixed, and dropped back off in a single day.

The courier service is currently FREE for a limited time.

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Why the Recent Increase in iPhone 5/5C/5S Repair Pricing

We recently had to raise the price of our iPhone 5, 5C & 5S screen repair pricing by $10 for both the glass only and LCD repair.

We hate to do this but it had to be done because there is a major shortage of the iPhone 5 series LCD screens in the market and the prices have gone up over 40% in just the last 3 weeks and may go up even higher.

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New iPhone, iPad & Samsung Repair Store in Chicago’s Loop

You can now get your iPhone, iPad, or Samsung Galaxy fixed right in the heart of Chicago’s Loop. Our newest store is located at 216 N Wells St – half way between Lake St & Wacker Dr. This is the 6th store for Jet City Device Repair and we’re super excited to be here. Continue reading New iPhone, iPad & Samsung Repair Store in Chicago’s Loop

Launching our School iPad & Chromebook Repair Division

Jet City Device Repair started in a basement in 2007. In 2008 it became a full-time business with two partners. The first employee was hired in the spring of 2010. Today we have over 20 employees at 6 stores in 2 cities and have fixed well over 100,000 devices.

And now for another big step: We’ve created a new division at Jet City Device Repair dedicated to helping schools get their iPads & Chromebooks fixed. Continue reading Launching our School iPad & Chromebook Repair Division