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  1. Holiday Shipping Delays

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    The holiday season is here! And while this is mostly a cheerful time of year, it’s also a BUSY time of year. This is especially true for our shipping carriers like UPS, Fedex and others. 

    Please be aware that all of our carriers may experience shipping delays during the months of November and December, and some ground shipping tiers will even be suspending their service guarantee.

    For this reason, we ask that you plan your orders accordingly and order early. 

    • Allow extra days for all shipping tiers.
    • Next-day orders should still arrive on the next day, howeve
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  2. Our Premium Batteries Now Have Higher Capacities

    Maya Parts has just upgraded some of their Premium iPhone Battery Replacements to new high-capacity variants. These new high-capacity batteries are available for iPhone 6 through iPhone 8 Plus. Best of all, we are selling these new products at the same price as our previous, non-high-capacity premium batteries. 

    Here are the new capacities, per model.

    Model Standard Capacity Extended Capacity
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  3. Maya Parts at Mobile World Congress 2019

    Last week we attended Mobile World Con

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  4. What you should know about in iOS 13

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    What you should know about in iOS 13

    iOS 13 is officially out and it looks to be quite a big upgrade. There are so many features and changes that it would take a massive blog post to go over them all. Thankfully, MacRumors has already done that, so if that’s something you’re interested in, head over to their post. Instead, we will be going over some of the more “need-to-know” traits that are relevant to repair professionals. Quick note- if you come across someone who has yet to upgrade, try to discourage them from taking the leap just yet (more on this later in the article).

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  5. iPhone 11 and Repair

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    iPhone 11 and Repair

    Apple just unveiled their “new” (extensively leaked) iPhone series. For the most part, it seems like these models introduce minor upgrades to the previous two generations, most notably, the new triple-camera arrangement on the back of the two “Pro” models. All other phone-related announcements seem to have more to do with software, which is mostly good news for those of us in the repair industry (though we will have to wait for the actual relea

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  6. Which Screen Quality is Right for You?

    Which Screen Quality is Right For You?

    When it comes to aftermarket screens, there is a lot of variety. There are different manufacturers, manufacturing processes, display types, assembly techniques, and extra options and features. It can get a bit overwhelming when browsing the large part catalogs of vendors like ourselves. Additionally, the hardware landscape continually changes and evolves over time, which only adds to the confusion.

    For this reason, Maya Parts categorizes its screens into several “Qualities,” each sharing a common set of features and traits. The charts below list out those features under the appropriate quality:

     

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  7. Apple to Make Parts Available for Repair Shops

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    Apple announced today that it will be launching an Independent Repair Provider (IRP) Program in order to offer customers “additional options for the most common out-of-warranty iPhone repairs.” Essentially, this will make genuine Apple parts, tools and resources available for purchase by qualified independent repair shops (following successful application to their free program). The only listed requirements are that the shop be a legitimate repair business in a commercially-zoned area, and that technicians be Apple-certified (certifications are of

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  8. Maya Parts at the 2019 All Wireless and Prepaid Expo

    Among the new outreach efforts by Maya, is an increased presence at trade shows and other industry events. One such event was the All Wireless & Prepaid Expo (AWPE) in Las Vegas, which took place on August 20 and 21. It was our first time attending this particular show, but we found it to be incredibly valuable for both vendors and attendees.

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  9. Apple Begins Targeting Unauthorized Replacement Batteries

    As most of you are aware, Apple does not look kindly on the independent repair industry. It has a fairly long history of being unfriendly to unauthorized repair- from the notorious Error 53, to the throttling issues on iPhone 6, all the way back to the very first iPhone with its choice of using a non-replaceable battery (a somewhat unusual feature for that time). Well, it looks like Apple is at it again. This time with an iOS 12 feature that disables XS, XR, and XS Max battery health data for any batteries that were not installed by Apple, or an Apple-authorized service provider.

    So what does this mean for repairs?

    As iFixit reports, this affects both original and aftermarket batteries, and Justin, from The Art of Repair YouTube channel, claims that this i

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  10. How to Apply our UV Tempered Glass to an Apple Watch

    One of our newer products is the Full Curved Watch Glass for Apple Watch Series 1-4. This tempered glass is superior in many ways to conventional tempered glass products. It uses liquid glue and a UV curing process to bond the glass to the display. What results is a bubble-free, nearly invisible screen protector that closely fits the shape of the display. The trade-off however, is an installation process that is a bit more involved than what most people are used to. So in order to make installation easier, we’ve prepared a short tutorial video to walk you through the application process.

    See our individual product pages for additional information. We carry four sizes:

    38mm for Series 1/2/3

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