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Device Pitstop of Maple Grove has Partnered with Cell Phones for Soldiers to Provide Troops With Free Calls Home

Device Pitstop of Maple Grove and nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers are asking Maple Grove residents to help troops call home by donating gently-used cellular phones. Although the military landscape is ever changing, as many as 200,000 troops are serving in the United States military overseas around the world. By donating to Cell Phones For […]

Fight for Your Right…..to Repair at Device Pitstop Maple Grove

When you bring your vehicle into a local Maple Grove repair shop, they have typically access to the necessary parts and information to repair what’s broken and return your car to you in proper working condition. You also have the ability shop around to choose where you want to bring it in the Minneapolis area. […]

Want to make a BIG difference on Earth Day? Try recycling old electronics in Maple Grove.

Device Pitstop Green Program: Recycle Your Used Devices

You may have heard that countries around the world have recently stopped processing exported recycling from America. Now, cities, such as Maple Grove, and municipalities around the country are seeking new markets for their recyclable waste. So, where “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” used to be the motto, the focus must now be on reducing and reusing. […]

Top 10 Reasons You Need a Tablet from Maple Grove Today

More than half of Americans own at least one tablet device, according to the latest information from the Pew Research Center. Why are tablets so popular and why is now the perfect time to purchase one in Maple Grove for yourself or for a gift? * Read on Sure, you can get a basic e-reader […]

Do you fix cracked phone screens in Maple Grove?

It’s the number one question we get asked in our Maple Grove store. “Do you fix cracked phone screens?”  That’s because it’s the number one issue people have with their phones.  You dropped your phone on a tile floor. A small child or a pet knocked it out of your hand. You put your phone […]

Device Pitstop Maple Grove promotes careers in technology at Rogers High School

Students at Rogers High School recently participated in an “Evening of Exploration” – a career fair during which students and their parents can talk with local employers to learn about different occupations and future opportunities for careers in technology. Quinton, a member of the Pit Crew, represented Maple Grove Device Pitstop and spoke with students […]

Transparency in Maple Grove tech repair: Where do your devices go?

We’ve all been there – you bring your smartphone, your tablet or your laptop into a local Maple Grove specialty store for tech repair, a technician appears, you hand over your expensive piece of tech equipment and then it disappears. Where does it go? Who is working on your device? How do you really know […]

Apple product launch inspires upgrades … at a fraction of retail prices

It’s Apple product launch time again – the time of year when rumors swirl, hype abounds, and iPhone, iPad, and MacBook lovers wait anxiously in Maple Grove to find out which products have been tweaked and what new features and sizes are available. But what if you’re one of the millions of people who would […]

99 percent of students need technology tools for school – what about families on a budget?

Between laptops, PCs and tablets, 99 percent of Maple Grove students from elementary school to college have technology – and much of it is required as part of the curriculum by schools, according to a recent Independent Directors Council report. The average price of these tech options when purchased new ranges from several hundred dollars […]

Need help choosing a new laptop for college?

Graduating from your Maple Grove high school, or from surrounding high schools, is a BIG deal – you’ve worked hard, you’ve participated in plenty of extracurricular activities and you’ve learned so much. But whether you’re planning on going to the University of Minnesota, an out-of-state university or community college, you will most definitely need one […]