Category Archives: MacMedics

If you’re heading downy the ocean, hon, don’t forget to unplug your Mac!

As we enter the summer storm season, it’s important to remember to take precautions with your Mac. If you’re heading downy the ocean, hon, please keep this in mind. 1. If you have a desktop Mac, unplug it from the wall and Ethernet (if using) while you are away. If you have a MacBook Air […]

“I made a HUGE MISTAKE of taking my computer to a local computer place instead of MacMedics!”

Check out this Google 5-star review for MacMedics in Severna Park, Maryland: “I’ve been taking my Mac to MacMedics for a few years, and not once have I regretted it. But I have to share a recent experience. I made a HUGE MISTAKE of taking my computer to a local computer place (I will be […]

The legendary Mac service of MacMedics!

The legendary Mac service of MacMedics! See what Scott S., one of our ever-loyal customers, had to say about working with us! Hey! You can obtain the same excellent service by just showing up at our shop in Severna Park. No Appointments are required, plus you’re shopping SMALL and not corporate. “I want to give […]

Why should you visit MacMedics for your Apple Mac, iPhone, and iPad service and sales instead of visiting Apple at the mall?

Looking for a new Apple Retail job? Check our our openings at MacMedics!

Hi there! I’m Dana Stibolt, a lifelong entrepreneur, computer and business consultant, data recovery and data protection expert, and all-around computer guy. I own and operate a successful, award-winning Apple computer consulting and sales and service business, MacMedics, which I founded in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1989. Why should you visit MacMedics for your Apple Mac, […]

Personal or corporate, beware of using a shared iCloud account!

Beware of using shared iCloud accounts.

Personal or corporate, beware of using a shared iCloud account! This can be a total disaster when the relationship or job goes south!

Back in the 1990s (when I had a full head of hair), I was the Mac repair guy for Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Radiology Department.

Back in the 1990s (when I had a full head of hair), I was the Mac repair guy for Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Radiology Department. I was there multiple times per week, and as a frequent visitor, I had my own Johns Hopkins ID badge. Because I was always taking equipment out […]

MacMedics is awarded the Studio Network Solutions “Dealer of the Year 2024” for the Mid-Atlantic region!

MacMedics is awarded the Studio Network Solutions “Dealer of the Year 2024” for the Mid-Atlantic region!

MacMedics is a Studio Network Solutions Authorized Reseller and a two-time winner of the SNS Dealer of the Year 2023 and 2024 for the Mid-Atlantic region. MacMedics has three locations that serve Annapolis – Baltimore – Columbia, Maryland; Washington DC Metro & Northern Virginia (DMV); Wilmington, Delaware; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MacMedics is a well-established Apple Mac service […]

I just recovered 33-year-old data from a Mac Classic II!

I just recovered 51 MB of 33-year-old data from an 80 MB Apple Mac Classic SCSI hard drive from 1992. I used a Power Mac G4 from 2000 with a SCSI card to recover the data successfully. We’ve been told that we’re the only folks left in Maryland that still can perform this type of […]

Another successful Vintage Mac data recovery: A PowerBook G4 from 2003!

MacMedics Locations in Severna Park & Lanham

A MacMedics customer asked us to recover the data off of this PowerBook G4 12-inch from 2003. They had taken it to another shop where they couldn’t figure out how to take it apart and actually broke the Mac’s case. Also, some of the screws were missing (not cool). This particular Mac is notoriously difficult […]

This 13” MacBook Pro got soaked with Coffee!

MacMedics Locations in Severna Park & Lanham

This 13” MacBook Pro got soaked with Coffee! The customer had not backed up their data, which was especially scary as the display was not lit up! Thankfully, we were able to back up the customer’s data. The unit has so much coffee that it smelled like a coffee shop here while I was backing […]