So you have an Apple MacBook or MacBook Pro that needs a larger hard drive. Not an uncommon problem. Maybe someone in your family decided to give you the gift of a bare hard drive, or maybe you have another 2.5” drive that is kicking around. In either case you decide that you don’t have […]
Tag Archives: Hard Drives
Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, Macintosh Service, MacMedics, Warnings
MacMedics Case File: iBook G4 Hard Drive Data Recovery Job Sounds LIke A Chicken
This iBook hard drive came into the MacMedics Lab for data recovery. The hard drive came out of an iBook G4. Sadly the client did not have their data backed up. This hard drive has a serious problem and it now sounds like a chicken! Please ensure you have an automated, functional, and fully tested […]
Announcements, Apple, Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, Warnings
Snowed In Today? This Would Be An Excellent Time To Check Your Time Machine Or Other Macintosh Backup System
Are You Snowed In Baltimore Or Washington DC Today? This Would Be An Excellent Time To Check Your Time Machine Or Other Macintosh Backup System. Are you snowed in the Baltimore-Washington area? A snow day is an excellent time to review your Mac’s back up plan, add an extra layer of protection, or test the […]
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 […]
Apple, Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, MacBook Pros, MacMedics, Warnings
Installing a second hard drive into a MacBook Pro = Very Cool. Having a mobile bootable backup anywhere = PRICELESS.
This Blog post is from Kory Barrett from MacMedics Washington: Even the employees here at MacMedics are not immune to Macintosh troubles. No matter how closely we follow our own advice, computers being the mortal devices that they are, we too experience problems. So it wasn’t a real shock when my MacBook Pro recently failed. […]
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.
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 […]
Here at MacMedics we see more in-warranty MacBook hard drives fail than any other type of Apple hard drive (laptop or desktop). This may be due to an issue with a certain type of failure in some MacBook hard drives where the assembly’s read/write head detaches (ouch), making recovery impossible. As a result, we recommend […]
We wanted to let you know about some of MacMedics’ 2008 New Year’s resolutions a little early. Almost every day we learn about folks with varying degrees of data loss. We hate hearing about this topic, as there’s always a sad story involved. We’re pledging to educate our clients even more about the risks of […]
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 […]