With hurricane Irene approaching the Mid-Atlantic area, MacMedics clients and friends should un-plug their computer and remove and store back up hard drives in a dry place if you’re not going to be around when the rain and wind hits us. Power surges via power lines and lightning hits via Comcast’s network seem to be […]
Tag Archives: Water Damage
Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, Warnings
Hurricane Earl Is Coming: This Would Be An Excellent Time To Purchase, Check, Or Upgrade Your Back Up Plan
While Hurricane Earl will most likely spare the Mid-Atlantic area (MacMedics territory), it will hit somewhere and it will destroy some data in some way. Here in the Mid-Atlantic area, MacMedics clients and friends should un-plug their computer and remove and store back up hard drives in a dry place if you’re not going to […]
Apple Authorized Sales, Apple Authorized Service, Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, MacBook Pros, MacMedics, Warnings
Keep Your Cup Of Coffee At Least An Arms Length Away From Your MacBook Pro!
If you spill coffee into your MacBook or MacBook Pro, the trick is to get it to MacMedics fast. Don’t try to fix it yourself, and just because it seems to be working OK, does NOT mean you’re out of the woods. Best thing to do is try to mop up excess liquid, remove the […]
Lose your iPhone 3G, then pay $400 to replace it, and extend your AT&T contract for two more years = Sad.
One of our MacMedics Mac Techs lost his iPhone 3G in the Patapsco river while boarding a boat for a night of sailing. Not exactly the best way to start off a night of relaxing sailing near Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD. There are two lessons here: 1. While it might seem like a good […]
Apple, iPhone, iPods, MacMedics, MacMedics Specials
Apple changes policy gears on water damaged iPhones.
We’ve checked with our friends at Apple and MacMedics has learned that Apple will replace a water damaged iPhone at the Apple store for $199. Customers will most likely end up with a refurbished replacement unit and best of all, your current ATT contract will not get extended in order to obtain a working iPhone. […]