DIY: iPhone 4 LCD TouchScreen, Digitizer, and Glass Back Battery Cover Replacement

I see so many of my friends walking around with their iPhones with cracked screens telling me it’s not worth repairing.  They’re either upgrading soon and/or they think it’s too expensive.  Ridiculous!  While it will take a bit of know how (or a handy friend),  you can actually replace the LCD touchscreen and digitizer pretty cheaply for less than $25 on Amazon.  For an iPhone 4 here is what to get…

[Make sure you get the one that matches your provider]

If you’ve cracked the back glass as well, replace that for less than $10:

2014 Top 25 Destinations in the World

As I have been pondered my next trip, I took a gander at Trip Advisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards and Best of Lists for inspiration.  Here are their Top 25 destination cities to visit in the World:

  1. San Francisco, CA
  2. Chiang Mai, Thailand
  3. Lisbon, Portugal
  4. Sydney, Australia
  5. Budapest, Hungary
  6. Bangkok, Thailand
  7. Cape Town Central, South Africa
  8. Chicago, IL
  9. Dubai, UAB
  10. St. Petersburg, Russia
  11. Barcelona, Spain
  12. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  13. Florence, Italy
  14. New York City, NY
  15. Berlin, Germany
  16. Shanghai, China
  17. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  18. Hanoi, Vietnam
  19. Paris, France
  20. Marrakech, Morocco
  21. Prague, Czech Republic
  22. Beijing, China
  23. London, UK
  24. Rome, Italy
  25. Istabul, Turkey

This seems like a pretty arbitrary list without any explanation on how they came up with it.  Nevertheless, a great list and I’m grateful to have been to 16 of them (though not in 2014!).  How many have you been and do you agree with this list? What’s missing?