While you are enjoying AND taking pictures of your family during this holiday time, make sure you protect those precious memories. One of the best tips is NEVER let iPhoto erase your photos off your camera or iPhone. Here’s what you do. 1. Hook up your camera or iPhone. 2. Let iPhoto import your photos. […]
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Announcements, Apple, Better Mac Computing, iMacs, Mac Pros, MacBook Air, MacBook Pros, MacBooks, Macintosh Service, MacMedics, MacMedics Specials, Warnings
Give The Gift Of Data Security & Backup For Only $89
Still looking for stocking stuffers for the holidays? Here’s an idea: Give the gift of data backup and security for only $89. This little 320 GB portable USB hard drive comes with a 7-Year warranty. Don’t forget that new or old hard drives can fail at any time, so it’s super important to keep your […]
Announcements, Apple, Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, iMacs, iTunes, Mac Pros, MacBook Air, MacBook Pros, MacBooks, Macintosh Consulting, Macintosh Service, MacMedics, Software Updates, Warnings
Apple Releases Snow Leopard 10.6.5 – Back Your Hard Drive Up Before You Install
Apple has released Snow Leopard 10.6.5. This is a MAJOR software update and it should installed ONLY if you have a TESTED and WORKING back up system, and that you’re not in the middle of a production deadline. Our advice for MacMedics clients regarding this update, is NOT to install it right away. We recommend […]
MacMedics Presents How To Protect Your Data To The Professional Photographers Of Greater Annapolis
Dana Stibolt will be the guest speaker at next meeting of PPOGA – Professional Photographers of Greater Annapolis. He will be talking about backing up your important data redundantly and automatically. The meeting will be held at the Annapolis DoubleTree Hotel (near the Annapolis Mall) Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 6:30pm. Free gifts from MacMedics […]
Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, MacMedics, Warnings
Why using a Drobo for Apple’s Time Machine might not be a good idea
Why using a Drobo for Apple’s Time Machine might not be a good idea Update 12/27/10 It is possible to partition your Drobo, so that you have a segmented amount of storage space for Time Machine to run in. In the case listed below, the client used the Drobo as a Time Machine drive, so […]
Apple, Apple Authorized Service, Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, iPods, Mac Pros, MacBook Pros, MacBooks, Macintosh Service, MacMedics, PowerMacs, Warnings
Congratulations your hard drive made it through another Friday the 13th!
Friday the 13th can be an un-lucky day, but you CAN take control of your back up and ensure your data is always protected by following a few simple steps. The important thing is to PLAN AHEAD. Your back up is not complete if it’s not: 1. Automatic (Use Time Machine and this point is […]
Apple, Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, MacBook Pros
New or old – Hard drives can die at anytime!
New or old, hard drives can die at any time. This hard drive from a 2 month old MacBook Pro Unibody has failed without warning resulting in data loss. Always have a back up, and be sure that back up is tested and working before you start generating new data. See our website at http://www.HardDrivesDie.com.
Last year at this time we announced our campaign to “retire” older hard drives and to also ensure that data was backed up. We created an informative website to explain our thoughts on the matter. Our site has had thousands of hits over the last year, but sadly we still see cases daily where clients […]
One of the things we hate the most is to see folks who come into our shop with a bad data loss situation. We expect to see people with older Mac computers in situations where the data is lost, and no back up was in place. That happens pretty frequently, and sadly it often happens […]
Apple, Apple Authorized Service, Better Mac Computing, Uncategorized
Get your hard drive erased & recycled for free
The MacMedics office in Millersville, MD will securely erase your hard drive and responsibly recycle it for you free of charge. Drop off your hard drive, sign a data destruction waiver, and we’ll take of the rest. If you drop off your hard drive, iPod, or older Macintosh computer for data destruction, we’ll give you […]