Category Archives: Better Mac Computing

I got a call from The Maryland State police yesterday.

Install a "bait" account on your Mac

I got a call from The Maryland State police yesterday. They had caught some bad guys stealing things from unlocked cars in Rockville, MD.  They had recovered a collection of things, including a MacBook Pro with a MacMedics account on it. The police needed help figuring out what was stolen and what was not. They […]

I highly recommend Mac Medics!

A row of classic Macs found at MacMedics in Severna Park, Maryland.

“If you need your iPhone or Mac products serviced, I highly recommend Mac Medics! Located in Severna Park, they’re Apple Certified & do just about everything! They got the sticky gunk out of my AirPod Pro’s charging port for ONLY $10. I was convinced I’d have to buy new, as the gunk had dried. They […]

Meet the new MacBook Pro and Mac mini!

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Introducing the new MacBook Pro and Mac mini supercharged by the next generation of Apple silicon. Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro is ready to flex in any setup, with its next-level performance, a wide array of ports, and compact size. The new MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max delivers exceptional performance […]

One degree of separation from Carl Kasell of NPR!

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An unusual coincidence happened while I demoed a MacBook Pro 16” for a new customer this week. He wanted to hear how the speakers sounded. Since this is the same Mac I use for work at MacMedics, I had the perfect demo. I navigated to YouTube.com and searched for the Led Zeppelin Kennedy Center Honors […]

You never know what could happen to your Mac laptop! Backup twice!

You never know what could happen to your Mac laptop! Let’s imagine you are out of town (or at home) and working on a big project, and you accidentally crack your MacBook Air screen. What would happen if your screen were dark and you could not see any part of the screen? If you’re not […]

Question from Thomas cruising the Caribbean about a dead 2009 MacBook Pro

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Question from Thomas cruising the Caribbean about a dead 2009 MacBook Pro Hey guys! Just found you on FaceBook. We left Maryland last year to live on a boat in the Caribbean. No Apple stores anywhere to ask my question or get help. I have a 2009 MacBook Pro with a third-party battery. It looks […]

Wait a minute! This is not a Mac!

Wait a minute! This is not a Mac! It’s a Lenovo ThinkPad, and one of our customers no longer needed it and dropped it off to be recycled at MacMedics.  We securely erased it and noticed that the unit was still okay! So, we installed the unit’s version of Windows and donated it to another […]

I love shopping locally with MacMedics.

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“I love shopping locally with MacMedics. I always appreciate the excellent service I get when I do. I also totally appreciate Doug trying to help my son out of a crisis and spending time with him trying to locate a document. You all are the best”! Claire Meany, ICF PCC, BCCFounder/Owner, The Meaningful Consulting Groupwww.culture-rific.com […]

Another Five-Star Google Review for “Amazing” Data Recovery and Quick Service

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Another Five-Star Google Review for “Amazing” Data Recovery and Quick Service: “Amazing service and friendly, knowledgeable people at the Severna Park location!!! It’s nice to know that excellent customer service still exists somewhere. I brought in a MacBook with a fried logic board. They were able to diagnose it the same day, Recovered all my […]

Dana Stibolt was Tom Clancy’s personal tech “wizard” (his words) since 1998

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I was Tom Clancy’s personal tech “wizard” (his words) since 1998, and I served as a tech consultant for Clancy’s book Red Rabbit in 2001. While I worked for Mr. Clancy, I shipped his computers multiple times before his visits to New York City and London, England. I helped him on-site in NYC, and he […]