Hax on Holidays

Dumb idea #1: Bring new touchscreen tablet (ZTE V9) on holiday. Dumb idea#2: Fall asleep while watching movie on it and leaving it on the bed to fall to the floor. End result: Tablet falls from bed to floor directly on USB charger cable snapping the internal micro USB connector off the mainboard… Not all that noticeable until you go to charge it again… Hmmm battery indicator isn’t changing and the cable is loose. DAMN!! Currently not at home where tools are available to solder the connector back on, or solder a new one on. Whats available: knife, small (but Continue Reading →