GeekWord – Brick

Brick [brik] verb

To render an electronic device, usually a cell phone or other mobile device inoperable thus making it about as useful as a brick. Usually accomplished during an attempted upgrade or installation of the operating system or an application.

Make sure that you’ve backed your phone up before you upgrade, that version’s been known to brick devices.


About Todd E. Grady

I'm a dad, husband, IT guy and geek of all trades.

Posted on 11.16.2011, in GeekWord and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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