Memory installed in computers in general is a pretty common failure. Flash drives and all memory products are a good case of you get what you pay for. In the case of Flash/Thumb drives they should not be your only data back up. While there are no moving parts, the memory can be worn out […]
Leopard will be released tonight. It’s an exciting upgrade, and everyone will be anxious to get it installed to start taking advantage of all of the 300+ new features. Before you take the leap, please read our page on system upgrades and software updates for advice on how to perform an upgrade with the least […]
MacMedics is well known for our award-winning Macintosh service work. It’s especially satisfying when someone from half way around the world hears about us, and sends in their Mac for service. We’re proud to have recently completed a repair and data recovery for a member of the armed forces serving in Iraq. Take a peek […]
Some Western Digital MyBook hard drives were released into the channel with defective FireWire cables. Using included cables will cause damage to computer’s FireWire ports, as well as to your other connected FireWire devices. We’ve heard that Western Digital is paying for repairs and replacing cables.
Apple released a security update for Mac OS X 10.3.9 [Panther] and Mac OS X 10.4.9 [Tiger], fixing numerous security holes in both system versions. The update includes patches for Alias Manager, BIND, CoreGraphics, crontabs, fetchmail, file, iChat, mDNSResponder, PPP, ruby, screen, texinfo, and VPN. After installing this update, your Mac might take a few […]
Extensis has announced that Suitcase Fusion (v 12.1.3) has been tested and is compatible with Adobe CS3 applications. The current version of Suitcase Fusion can manage and manually activate fonts while using any CS3 product. In addition, a new font auto-activation plug-in for Adobe Illustrator CS3 is available for download now. This Font Sense™ equipped […]
Everyone has lots of data, and now with the size of hard drives getting larger and prices going lower than ever, we all seem to have more and more data stored locally. Here’s a lesson you don’t want to learn the hard way: If you’ve decided it’s time to move up to the next largest […]
A New Year is a great time to turn over a new leaf. Many folks make resolutions to eat better, exercise more, and generally take better care of themselves. We hear you; our resolution is to drink less coffee. The point here is don’t forget your computer when making plans for the New Year. Nothing […]