Category Archives: Mac Medics

Shoulder Surfing, it’s back and it’s your iPhone PIN code they are after!

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Shoulder Surfing, it’s back! Thanks to the Accidental Tech Podcast (https://atp.fm/) for tipping us off to this video article from the Wall Street Journal. This is a two-pronged attack. 1. Theves can resell your iPhone when they have your PIN Code, as they can turn off Find my iPhone. 2. The bad guys can steal […]

Help Wanted: MacMedics is hiring more Mac and iPhone Techs.

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MacMedics, the oldest Apple Authorized Service Provider & Apple Authorized Reseller in the Baltimore-Washington area, seeks new team members with a passion for all things Apple to help our customers with Apple service, repairs, and consulting. A great hourly rate, plus benefits like 100% paid health and dental, company-funded HSA account, & 401k profit sharing! The work: Service, repair, and coordinate Apple Mac, iPhone, […]

Yet another senior citizen MacMedics customer got ripped off for $6000!

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Yet another senior citizen MacMedics customer got ripped off for $6000! If fact, this high-value slick scam is so common that while I was checking out one customer who got taken for $6000 that he is NEVER getting back, another customer who ALSO got rooked for $6k in 2022 was also in the store at […]

MacMedics, an Apple Authorized Reseller & Service Provider, seeks Apple Retail Specialists for our Severna Park store:

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MacMedics, an Apple Authorized Reseller & Service Provider, seeks Apple Retail Specialists for our Severna Park store: Come work for MacMedics, the company that revolutionized on-site AND in-lab Macintosh service, sales, support, and consulting in the Mid-Atlantic region. A unique opportunity to join the MacMedics team is available for the right person. MacMedics is seeking […]

Protect your MacBook Pro from the rain with this life hack!

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We’ve all had the moment where we get caught in the rain with our backpack (that’s holding our Apple laptop). I use a dry bag to protect mine, but I left it at work today. Here’s a great way to protect your laptop in your backpack if you don’t have a dry bag.

The true cost of buying non-Apple power adapters from Amazon:

The true cost of buying non-Apple power adapters from Amazon: Our new customer had to make an appointment with Apple to visit us, drive from Annapolis to Severna Park, and buy a new power 96-watt Apple power adapter and USB-C charge cable. Plus, they had to take time away from work to do this, and […]

We fixed an AirPod Pro that the customer was told to replace for $8!

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“I took my AirPod Pros to the Apple Store, where they told me they weren’t repairable and I had to buy a new one, and that I had to wait until an appointment three hours later that day to be helped. I walked into MacMedics with no appointment; they repaired my existing AirPod Pros for […]

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 […]