Maple Grove Home to Resale 'Device' Store
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DEVICE PITSTOP: Maple Grove Home to Resale ‘Device’ Store

Device Pitstop Buys, Sells, Trades, and More

Device Pitstop, a national chain that buys, sells, trades, services and upgrades laptops and mobile devices at low cost, just opened in Maple Grove. It’s a one-stop solution to laptop and mobile-device needs. Source: They carry many laptops, tablets, smartphones and accessories including Windows, Apple and Android devices and parts. They sell products below original prices, backed by a 90-day warranty. They buy for cash or trade in. They have expert on-site repairs (including smartphone screens) and upgrades. Device Pitstop is now open at 13732 83rd Way in Maple Grove, east of Interstate 94 and near the intersection of Elm Creek Boulevard and Weaver Lake Road. According to store owner Teresa Swenson, Device Pitstop sells quality used laptops that are all major PC and Apple brands with a range of operating systems. Device Pitstop also sells tablets and smartphones. All previously-owned devices are wiped-clean of personal information, given a fresh new operating system, and rigorously tested to deliver top-line working equipment. Device Pitstop buys used products and helps customers convert their working and non-working devices into cash. Technicians quickly inspect devices, offer a price quote and pay on the spot. They also offer trade-in for another product and can transfer all music, pictures and documents at a nominal cost. All device repairs and upgrades are performed by expert, in-house technicians and usually same day. Store technicians are certified, have all tools and parts available, and can even repair older computers. Upgrades include additional RAM, hard-drive installation, anti-virus/anti-spyware software installation, operating system upgrades, and more. Tablet and smartphone repairs can include replacement of broken LCD, glass screens and batteries. Accessories include laptop batteries, AC adapters, iPhone adapter cables, iPad accessories, smartphone cases, headphones and speakers. Device Pitstop has a green philosophy tied to recycling used equipment, not sending them to the landfill. They bring non-working computers back to life or utilize good components in other repairs. They safely dispose of other items by recycling in an environmentally-responsible manner that follows stringent state requirements. Swenson said, “Device Pitstop – Maple Grove is a friendly, neighborhood center for affordable computers, tablets, smartphones, accessories, repairs and upgrades.” She grew-up in the franchised store business and knows technology as a powerful and widespread tool, both for her own uses and her three school-aged children who live in the computer and mobile-device worlds. Her dad, Ron Olson, and brother, Chad Olson, created many national franchise chains including Device Pitstop. Swenson was born and raised in the Twin Cities and graduated from the College of St. Catherine.  She lives in Medina and supports her children’s Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts (serving as Cubmaster last year) and their PTAs. Call 763-568-7578 or check for more information.