When you're under warrantee for some electronic gadget, everything comes up butterflies and rainbows. But once you're off the warrantee, fixing a broken Blu-Ray lens on a PlayStation 3 can cost you upwards of $300. Rather than give up on your pretty video game console, why not attempt fixing it yourself?
But don't just grab a screwdriver and dig in. Watch this PlayStation 3 tutorial first to get a very detailed, step-by-step rundown of how to take out your Blu-Ray DVD drive and install a replacement (to save money, purchase a refurbished one). The whole thing should cost you less than $100.