Tag Archives: Data Recovery

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 this PowerNook 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 to […]

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 […]

I highly recommend this place for Mac users!

Anderson L.Ft. Meade, Maryland “I had a great experience coming in on a whim when my MacBook went down. They took the time to assess my computer’s issues and gave me a perfect solution to salvage the hardware in a reasonably priced refurbished machine. It was all done on the spot and in a timely […]

We recovered the data from this M1 MacBook Air that was liquid-damaged and would not power on.

Before we sent this severely liquid-damaged MacBook to Apple for a $299 AppleCare liquid service, we recovered the data before it was shipped out. Even if your machine doesn’t power on, or if it has liquid damage, or if you can’t see your screen, we may still be able to get your data. When new […]

Be careful closing your Mac laptop screen!

From the MacMedics repair files: Be careful closing your laptop screen. I’d say the most frequent damage is when a charging cable is hidden on the side of the laptop, and the screen gets shut on it, breaking the screen. In this case, it was the end piece of a bellybutton ring, that’s like a […]

“I’ll recommend MacMedics to everyone … let’s keep small businesses thriving so we all can benefit.”

Looking for a new Apple Retail job? Check our our openings at MacMedics!

Our new customer, Lindsey, could have bought her new MacBook Air M2 15” from the Apple Store, Best Buy, or even Amazon. But Lindsey knew she wanted to shop small where she could get the advice and help she needed. She did her research, found MacMedics via Google, and planned a visit. She worked with […]

MacMedics is the only place to go for Apple service/support.

MacMedics is the only place to go for Apple service/support. “I found that when using MacMedics, I have more of an ADVOCATE, helping me fix my problem, not someone telling me what “Apple Corporate Policy” is. The team at MacMedics knows Apple policy and knows how to work around it/with it to benefit me. So […]

Leaving a 5-star Google review is like giving your favorite Apple shop, which is also a small business, a hug!

Leaving a 5-star Google review is like giving your favorite Apple shop, which is also a small business, a hug! We absolutely love being here for your Apple service and sales needs, but we’re competing with multiple Apple Stores as well as Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart. MacMedics can support more happy customers, so please […]

On new Macs, when they die, your data goes down with the ship!

Please keep your data backed up! We just opened this Mac to find this severe liquid damage. On new Macs, when they die, your data goes down with the ship! Want to hear some tough love from Dana on the topic? After you hear these horror stories (#fridaythe13th & #Halloween wrapped up in one alarming […]