Please, talk to your parents! We just saw one of our clients get scammed for $ 5,000 in gift cards!

Please, talk to your parents! We just saw one of our clients get scammed for $ 5,000 in gift cards, and then the bad guys said there was an issue, and they ran out and bought ANOTHER $ 5,000 in gift cards! They had every line in the book they were going to freeze their […]

Did you get a new iPhone 15? If so, I highly recommend AppleCare+!

Did you get a new iPhone 15? If so, I highly recommend AppleCare+! Did you know you can buy the coverage with or without “Loss and Theft” on your new iPhone? You only have 60 days to enroll. Replacement screens are $300 to $400 on the iPhone 13 and 15, while the AppleCare deductible is […]

MacMedics Environmental Sustainability Statement

MacMedics Environmental Sustainability Statement

Dana Stibolt has long been an environmentalist, from picking up trash on Martha’s Vineyard in the ’70s to starting an aluminum and glass recycling program for his neighborhood in the early ’90s before local curbside recycling was the standard. Dana is still picking up trash and recycling on his e-bike ride or walk to work. […]

Apple released macOS 14 Sonoma today. Watch out for the top three pitfalls!

Should you wait to upgrade to Sonoma?

Apple released macOS 14 Sonoma today, and as is our custom, we’re warning you to upgrade with care. Everyone is always excited to be running the best Mac OS possible, but there can be pitfalls, especially if you’re installing Sonoma as soon as it’s released. It’s not a bad idea to wait a few days, […]

Why MacBook Pros and milk don’t mix!

Keep AppleCare on your older devices as it is now renewable

Here, I am talking about why AppleCare+ is such a good investment! This is the SECOND time this customer has had a liquid spill incident, and this time, it was a full glass of milk! Also, I talk about why it’s so important to have a backup of your data on newer Macs, as the […]

You want AppleCare+, and you want to buy it from Apple!

You want AppleCare+, and you want to buy it from Apple! There are many places to buy a new iPhone, and ALL of them push their own iPhone insurance or some hybrid product, including AppleCare+. Do yourself a favor and buy your AppleCare from MacMedics, or you can buy it right on your new iPhone […]

I am a happy forever MacMedics customer!

MacMedics Environmental Sustainability Statement

I am an “Apple person.” We have a MacBook Air, an iPhone X, and a new iPad Air. Last week, my old iPad was definitely having battery problems, and I’d been having issues with the other two devices as well. I did what most people do in that case – made an appointment and visited […]

Thank you to our customer, David, for leaving our Lanham, Maryland, store a 5-star Google review.

Thank you to our customer, David, for leaving our Lanham, Maryland, store a 5-star Google review. We appreciate it when folks go out of their way to leave us a nice review! New customers often exclaim, “Why would anyone go elsewhere when MacMedics is available?” With an average tenure of 9.5 years across our team, […]

Apple says: Don’t sleep on iPhones, power adapters, or wireless chargers, or place them under a blanket, pillow, or your body.

MacMedics Locations in Severna Park & Lanham

There have been some mentions of this warning found in the iPhone user manual. It’s good advice! Also mentioned: Beware of non-Apple charge cables and power adapters. “Don’t sleep on a device, power adapter, or wireless charger, or place them under a blanket, pillow, or your body, when it’s connected to a power source. Keep […]

My own mother lost access to her Facebook account(s) because she had never set up Two Factor Authentication.

MacMedics Locations in Severna Park & Lanham

My own mother lost access to her Facebook account(s) because she had never set up Two Factor Authentication. And yes, I checked! She WAS using a unique password only for Facebook, which was a suitable number of letters and numbers. She uses Facebook to support the books she has written about gardening. She had quite […]