Month: June 2021

  • How long do apple repairs take

    how long do apple repairs take? is a common question I get every day. I wish there was an easy answer for this. Honestly, any Apple repair technician that says anything other than “It depends” is not very good at their job. There are a lot of factors that will determine how fast we can fix your […]

  • Is your Macbook overheating?

    My Macbook is overheating what can I do about it? This is a common question I get with customers about their Macbooks. This post will help you decide if your Macbook needs to be fixed or you just need to change some settings. What do you mean overheating? I hear the word overheating. but is […]

  • Do I fix my iMac or get a new one?

    I hear the question of “Do I fix my iMac or get a new one?” A lot. Mac users tend to love their computers. So parting with an old computer is sometimes a bit stressful. I’m going to answer a few questions about upgrading vs repairs of old iMacs.

  • Mac Backup … is it important?

    Mac Backup … is it important?

    “There are two kinds of people in this world. Those who back up and those who wish they did…. “ ~Unknown Tech support guy That phrase has been a mantra of mine for years. Every year around HSCs we would have devastated teens bring in their liquid damaged laptops praying that we would be able […]

  • My Love/Hate Relationship with the Mac Mini

    There are business owners who have plenty of money to start a new business and then hire people with the skills to turn their vision into a workable company. I’m on the opposite end of that spectrum. I have all the skills needed to do almost any repair on a Mac or the OSX. However, […]

  • Apple AirTag for ADHD

    Apple AirTag for ADHD

    Yes, I am an “Apple Guy” but I’m not a fanboy. I like to think that I have a realistic view of Apple products as a whole. More than once I have shouted at the screen during the WWDC “WHAT ARE YOU THINKING !!!!!!” I’m also fully aware that there are some products that at […]

  • All hard drives are Mac hard drives

    All hard drives are Mac hard drives

    When I was working in a computer retail shop in Katoomba, we would often get people coming into find external hard drives for their Apple Computer. They would walk to the section with the drives and be confused when all the products on display were for PC. Or they would see Mac labelled drives but […]

  • Cookies on a Mac

    Cookies on a Mac

    Everyone is always asking about cookies. Are Cookies Malware? Nope! You have cookies on your mac right now! However, they are not harmful … mostly. What are cookies? Why do you care? And how do you get rid of them? It is bad to have targeted ads? I can tell when my wife has been […]

  • Amazon Phone Scam!

    Amazon Phone Scam!

    So today while I was repairing a few iPhones when my personal phone rang. From there was an automated voice telling me that My Amazon Prime subscription was going to be renewed! THIS IS A SCAM I study scams so I’m fully aware of this scam. But I pressed “1” anyway to see if they […]