Category Archives: Time Machine

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 […]

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 […]

Please don’t give up on a sick Mac because the Apple Store says it won’t turn on!

Don’t give up on a sick Mac just because the Apple Store says it won’t turn on!

Don’t give up on a sick Mac just because the Apple Store says it won’t turn on. Thankfully, the customer who owns this MacBook Pro 16” from 2019 was referred to MacMedics by the Apple Store. I got it up and running while they waited. The unit was having some power port issues, and the […]

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 […]

When your entire business runs on one application, you need MacMedics!

Since 1989, MacMedics has been providing on-site Mac support and consulting throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. If it involves a Mac, we can help manage, protect, and service all of your Macs. As the area’s leading Apple Authorized Reseller, Apple Authorized Government Reseller, Apple Authorized Service Provider, and Certified Members of the Apple Consultants Network, we are here to help!

When your entire business runs on one application, you need seasoned experts to help you support it. Today, we migrated a client’s MacPractice environment to all-new Apple hardware and upgraded it to the latest version of the MacPractice Server. As a branch of the project, all of their Apple devices are now enrolled in MDM […]

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 […]

“Trust, but verify” your Mac’s Time Machine backup drive!

This high-quality G-Tech hard drive was used for Time Machine in 2015 but was re-used from their previous Mac. However, it died somewhere along the way and stopped backing up. I wanted to get a reading on how many hours it had been in service, but unfortunately, it was too sick for me to pull […]

What’s missing from this photo?

On-site consulting

What’s missing from this photo? Are you prepared to have your Mac and backup drive vanish overnight? How could you get right back to work? What about your data? Your client’s data? If you don’t have a plan for off-site backup, then you need to make one! This is an actual photo of our customer’s […]