Category Archives: Mavericks

OS X Bash Update 1.0 is now available to address Shellshock Security Threat

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Apple commenting on Shellshock security threat via www.imore.com: “The vast majority of OS X users are not at risk to recently reported bash vulnerabilities,” an Apple spokesperson told iMore. “Bash, a UNIX command shell and language included in OS X, has a weakness that could allow unauthorized users to remotely gain control of vulnerable systems. […]

Apple Releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Update

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Please read the following tips from Apple before you update to 10.9.4 Mavericks, and you’re you jumping to Mavericks 10.9.4 today, be sure to read our upgrade safety page as well! http://www.macmedics.com/updates.htm 1. You should back up your system before installation. To do this you can use Time Machine. 2. Do not interrupt the installation […]

MacMedics Saves A Customer's Lost Wedding & Honeymoon Photos As Well As A Masters Thesis

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We love to help when we can, especially when it comes to wedding and honeymoon pictures. This was a case where our customer could not afford a full data recovery, but there were portions of the drive that were available to us. One of our engineers, Chris, decided to take it upon himself to try […]

Step 1: Get Time Machine Working; Step 2: Monitor Time Machine Backup; Step 3: Replace Time Machine Backup After 3 Years of Use

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Apple’s Time Machine is the most powerful feature built into the OS X operating system. You can buy almost any hard drive, plug it in, and Time Machine practically configures itself. It’s pretty much set it and forget it. While that is true for the most part, you do need to keep an eye on […]

MacMedics Is the Only Independent Apple Authorized Service Provider in Anne Arundel County, Maryland

MacMedics is the ONLY Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple Authorized Reseller in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. MacMedics’ office in Severna Park, MD, is close to the Annapolis and Columbia Apple Stores. (Our other office in the area is the MacMedics office in Lanham, MD, which is a good option for those who live or […]

Apple Releases OS X Mavericks v10.9.1 Update

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The OS X Mavericks v10.9.1 Update is recommended for all OS X Mavericks users. Before you run any software update, MacMedics recommends that you read our Software Update Warnings Page, Which can be found at this link. Updating your system: 1. You should back up your system before installation. To do this you can use […]

Be Thankful For Your Digital Devices And Your Data Stored On Them

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The following was written by Mike Harrison from the MacMedics Washington DC office: Here’s my “thankful” suggestion for the day. Please take stock of your digital life, your pictures, music, digital content, files, etc. Many of you have a 4-day weekend (This Thanksgiving holiday), so please use some of that time to make sure your […]

Apple Mavericks OS X 10.9 and Western Digital – Data Loss

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Update 12/1/13 Via an email from Western Digital: As we previously announced, Western Digital received reports of Western Digital and other external HDD products experiencing data loss when updating to OS X Mavericks (10.9). Our investigation to date has found that for a small percentage of customers that have the WD Drive Manager, WD Raid […]

Don't Play Trick Or Treat With Your Mac's Back Up!

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This post was updated 10/31/14 We just had full moon, and it seems like it brought a ton of new Data Recovery jobs into the MacMedics offices. Spooky! Now that it’s Halloween, I offer you the perfect metaphor for your Mac’s (or iPhone’s) Back Up. Don’t play “Trick Or Treat” with your valuable data. When […]

Before installing Snow Leopard be sure to read our Apple upgrade warning page first.

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Update 10/23/13 See our Mac OX X 10.9 (Mavericks) upgrade warnings page here: http://www.macmedics.com/mavericks Update 1/27/10: This topic was mentioned on the Apple forums. See the link here. Apple released Snow Leopard to the public on August 28. This new version of OS X leaves behind support for the Power PC and it will only […]