September 18, 2020

I have posted a few years ago about the connection process of NFC in a blog post name STOCKHOLM SYNDROME and this Post will cover power, signals and purchase comms.

This post will concentrate on the apple Pay System using NFC but NFC can be used for a whole lot more usi...

September 17, 2020

Apple Face ID   

Face ID recognition on the iPhone uses a Deep Sense Camera, along with the following :

Proximity - distance sensor

Flood Light Illuminator Sensor

Dot Matrix Projector

Infra Red Lens/fiter

Working Function:

1) Proximity Sensor senses if a...

September 4, 2020

A14 Exclusive :

August 13, 2020

iPhone 7 - Intel

 Job comes in with a bit of history.

Phone was plugged in to charger all night and when powered on in the morning it booted but as soon as it went to stdby niether home button or power button would bring up the display.

So they described a sleep wake...

August 10, 2020

iPhone 8 - Error -6 @ 20% S3E firmware - nor data fault.

Data recovered with little board work and WLB110 Programmer .

For more info on the WL B110 Programmer for the 8-11ProMax see below.

July 13, 2020

MacBook Pro 15-Inch "Core i7" 2.2 Late 2011 - A1286

I dont normally take these on.

  1. Bought with No Harddrive / No DVD installers

  2. SSD installed by others...

  3. Boots to folder "?"

  4. Internet Recovery will NOT provide Disk Utility - Reboots on progress to fo...

June 28, 2020

Dead i7 intel

Not as detailed as some of my other stuff but I have another that will need a cuppa or two....coming.

So its a dead device no history.

Nothing on charger and no pc comms.

After testing vbat, vdd Main and Boost it was determined VDD Boost was shorted.


March 27, 2020

Todays post is a bit different to my normal iPhone Jobs.

Samsung Galaxy Xcover4 - SM-G390F (FRP LOCKED)

Bootloader U5 Android Pie 9.

The reason im posting this is due to having to mod the stock firmware as none of the other methods worked.

The Sim tray is side on nex...

January 26, 2020

I have been asked why no x series or newer models in my posts.

They are in the book and to be fair not much to diagnose in the sandwiches.

1V8_S2 dropped pads, bad layer connections and so on, Apple have made it so easy to check now based on common layer points of fa...

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