Dropped your iPhone in a toilet? Want to throw your Windows operating laptop out a window? Huge crack in your new tablet? Well, after you’ve let your phone sit in a bag of rice, attempted to clean up your hard drive, or mastered deciphering text through your cracked screen, check out our list of tech repair businesses. With most gadget businesses offering on-site and in-store repairs, you have more options than you think.

301 King St.
(843) 727-0400

Only trust the original? Lucky for you, there’s an official Apple store close to CofC. Stop in to make an appointment with a Genius, sign up for a workshop, or get an app store gift card to buy some study tools or distractions — your pick. Plus, you can’t beat looking at all those fancy Apple gadgets while you wait.

BBS Computers
7643 Rivers Ave., Suite G
North Charleston
(843) 572-1530

Having trouble with your iPad, Xbox, printer, smartphone, or other gizmo? North Charleston’s BBS Computers repairs all brands of computers, tablets, smartphones, and printers and provides on-site service for businesses and homes. But you’ll have to take the kitchen sink somewhere else.

1734 B Savannah Hwy.
West Ashley
(843) 766-8778

Whitney Houston was on to something when she said “Crack is whack.” iDoctor knows the truth too and will fix your cracked Apple products. They also offer password resetting and can add some color pizazz to your products. Drop off your damaged goods, wait while they fix it, or send it in ­— any way you choose you’ll get your i-gadget back in better shape.

L2 Technologies
401 W. Coleman Blvd., Suite E
Mt. Pleasant
(888) 678-6227

If your Mac is unhappy, then you’re probably unhappy. Check out L2 Technologies in Mt. Pleasant where they want to keep “you and your Mac happy.” This Apple authorized dealer offers remote support, does Applecare repair work, and will repair out-of-warranty Macs. Plus, they sell Mac accessories and can order any Apple part that you may need.

471 King St.
(843) 793-3282

MyPhoneMD is conveniently located so you can drop by in between classes and have them diagnose your phone problem. Stuck at home or at work? Their “sweet beast” mobile repair truck is always out and about serving people in and around the Charleston area. MyPhoneMD also has ER tips for your phone on their website and Facebook page.

Tech Plus
1890 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Suite 223
West Ashley
(843) 769-0319

How does a free computer checkup sound? Tech Plus, an authorized Mac and Dell service provider, offers affordable repair services, has an Apple certified technician, and does in- and out-of-warranty repairs. Only 10 minutes from downtown, Tech Plus is located in West Ashley and offers fast service. Tech it out.

Stay cool. Support City Paper.

City Paper has been bringing the best news, food, arts, music and event coverage to the Holy City since 1997. Support our continued efforts to highlight the best of Charleston with a one-time donation or become a member of the City Paper Club.