Louis Rossmann's rants, tips, and ideas on the laptop repair industry.

I used to love you, Gentoo.

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2018

Are Macbook laptops “good” ?

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2018

People often argue the hardware merit of Apple products. Some people say they’re made amazingly well, some people say they’re made like crap. I’d like to put some objective merit behind my opinion, which is that they are well designed concept cars. A concept car may do things other cars in its class cannot do. Read More

Hard drive failure.

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hard drives are terrible. Hard drives are the worst part of a modern computer. It’s the only part that processes data with mechanical components to its operation. Like anything mechanical, it wears down and eventually dies. Cheap OEMs don’t help. The personal computer market is incredibly price competitive. Even with Apple – you will find Read More

VoIP PBX setup howto guide coming soon!

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2018

We’ll shortly have a guide on how to set up a PBX for a small business or large corporation. We’ll be going over the basics of   What is a PBX? What is the PSTN? What is cloud infrastructure? What are the benefits cloud infrastructure vs. local infrastructure? How do you choose which is right Read More

A $4600 Website by the Demski Group & Andrew Demski.

Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Hiring Andrew Demski This story begins on early August when we signed a contract to design a new site. The price would be $4600, with a down payment of $2300. Around August 10th, my site was transferred over to their server for development. The first red flag can be read in the email I received Read More

Why the Lenovo Retro Thinkpad 25 is a piece of junk.

Posted Monday, October 9, 2017

Why we loved the Thinkpad. The Thinkpad was a special machine, as I’ve explained three years ago when discussing my disappointment with modern Thinkpads. Thinkpad interfaces allowed me to avoid moving my hand away from the keyboard to move the cursor. The anti-glare screen added to my viewing comfort. The keyboard layout felt like “home” – Read More

How to buy a hot air station for laptop & cellphone repair.

Posted Monday, October 2, 2017

How do you make a choice? Why do hot air stations range from $50 to $1800 and what makes them different? How do I pick the right one for me? I’ve bought the wrong equipment and I use these tools every day in a professional environment. I will walk you through EVERYTHING I wish I knew Read More

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Posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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Posted Friday, October 14, 2016

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There are no shortcuts around component level repair.

Posted Saturday, August 6, 2016

I see many people pointing to dry boxes, thirsty bags, and other hip new “tools” that supposedly fix liquid damaged devices. The reality of the matter is that a burned out component is a burned out component no matter what you put the device in afterwards! Look at the pictures below. Besides replacing the broken components Read More