A new client in our Washington DC office, brought us a MacBook that had a dying hard drive. He needed the data, so Mike H, one of the talented MacMedics in Lanham was able to recover it all. Folks, this would be so much easier if everyone had data back ups. I promise you that […]
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Apple, Apple Authorized Service, Better Mac Computing, Macintosh Service, MacMedics, PowerMacs
We Fix Macs! MacMedics Can Fix Or Service Any Macintosh Ever Made
We Fix Macs! MacMedics Can Fix Or Service Any Macintosh Ever Made. MacMedics can fix Macs. Of course all of the recent Macs are no problem, even the last few generations are no problem for us. If the Apple Store or anyone else has turned you away because they say your Mac is too old […]
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MacMedics Frequently Asked Macintosh Service Questions: How Safe Is My Time Machine Back Up?
We had a new MacMedics client call us on the phone and then come by the office with their sick iMac. The complaint was the unit was super slow. Right away I’m thinking a bad hard drive. The client tended to agree with me. The iMac fits our profile for hard drive “retirement” anyways since […]
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MacMedics Frequently Asked Macintosh Service Questions: Is The Power Mac G5 Still Suitable For Designers?
The Power Mac G5 is really pretty much over in terms of being powerful enough for someone who is doing professional design work. We have very few clients left still doing professional design work on G5’s. Some of the more recent Power Mac G5’s are “okay” for some use, but at this point, it’s really […]
Apple, Apple Authorized Service, iMacs
MacMedics Frequently Asked Macintosh Service Questions: iMac Hard Drive Upgrades
MacMedics Frequently Asked Macintosh Service Questions What is the cost for upgrading an iMac hard drive through an Apple Authorized Service Provider? In most cases if your current drive is healthy enough for a large data transfer, and your data is backed up, MacMedics can perform this popular service for $150 plus the cost of […]
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MacMedics Case File: Seagate 7.01 Firmware Hard Drive Failure Video
Update 2/1/11: We’ve noticed (and others on the Internets) that Seagate drives that have the firmware version of 3.CAE are in the same category as the Seagate 7.01 firmware drive that are prone to catastrophic and sudden failure. MacMedics STRONGLY recommends that both the Seagate 7.01 AND 3.CAE hard drives should be replaced no matter […]
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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, Macintosh Service, Mavericks, Software Updates, Warnings
Before installing Snow Leopard be sure to read our Apple upgrade warning page first.
Update 10/23/13 See our Mac OX X 10.9 (Mavericks) upgrade warnings page here: http://www.macmedics.com/mavericks Update 1/27/10: This topic was mentioned on the Apple forums. See the link here. Apple released Snow Leopard to the public on August 28. This new version of OS X leaves behind support for the Power PC and it will only […]
Apple, Apple Authorized Service, Better Mac Computing, MacBook Pros, Macintosh Service, MacMedics, Warnings
More Macintosh service accolades for MacMedics. This time from Johns Hopkins University.
When you love what you do and do what you love, in MacMedics’ case fixing Macintosh computers, you’re bound to win some raving fans. Hard drive replacements, upgrades, and retirements are a very common repair we do at least a few of them every day (See our special web page at http://www.HardDrivesDie.com for more info […]