Busy Week, Mac Repairs Katoomba, Lithgow Chamber of Commerce and Phone Repairs

This has been a very busy week. It seems that I am moving in the right direction. I’m starting to get repeat clients as well as starting to get a reputation in the area as “The Mac Guy”. Hell I have even got a few Mac Repairs in Katoomba! Repeat clients in Katoomba One ofContinue reading “Busy Week, Mac Repairs Katoomba, Lithgow Chamber of Commerce and Phone Repairs”

Keynote tips before a presentation

In a previous post about Keynote, I had mentioned that this is one of the software packages I used to support while working at Applecare in California. In the five years of answering panicked calls from customers who had problems with Keynote, I have a few tips. That will not only reduce your stress butContinue reading “Keynote tips before a presentation”

We have moved!!!!!

Good business is not about how many of your competitors you remove from the market but the great “win-win” deals you make along the way. Yesterday we made one of those “Win-Win” situations thanks to Lithgow Tech Services. We are now moving our Phone Repair Service into Lithgow Tech Services and are working towards theContinue reading “We have moved!!!!!”

Mac Experts have problems with computers too

There is this myth that Mac Experts never have problems with their computers. I can tell you this is a total myth because I’m currently reloading the OS on my Macbook Pro. So why do computer techs never seen to have problems with their computers. I’m going to talk about a few of those reasonsContinue reading “Mac Experts have problems with computers too”

The case of the Time Machine that was out of time.

Now and then a customer will bring me an interesting case. Something that I have to actually think about instead of knowing the solution off the top of my head. This is where having an understanding of how OSX operates and a good sense of logic comes in. The Vintage Mac So the customer hadContinue reading “The case of the Time Machine that was out of time.”

Lithgow Needs business blogs

When I decided to start my own Mac repair business in a small town I overlooked one small detail. Macs do not break on a regular basis. While the PC folks would say that is not true and I should have plenty to do …. my lack of a current model mac or a sportsContinue reading “Lithgow Needs business blogs”

How to make an award using Apple Pages App

Here is a secret. I’m not a fan of Microsoft Word. I never have been. Though it has all kinds of features that are so important that my wife Marc insists on having a current subscription. I however ALMOST refuse to use it. I can teach it but I never open Microsoft Word on myContinue reading “How to make an award using Apple Pages App”

View of my Desk at the Repair Shop

Have you ever wanted to see a Computer Geeks Desk? I have to admit that it is not anything fancy. I don’t have anything expensive to show off. No latest Macbook Pros. No Purple M1 iMac. Not even unnecessary LED lights on the mouse and keyboard. Just the tools of the trade for repairing MacsContinue reading “View of my Desk at the Repair Shop”

Time Machine your M1 Mac!!

I do not have an M1 Mac yet! You know those expensive hobbies like living indoors and eating seem to get in the way of upgrading my computers. (That is ok I’m really good at keeping the old Macbooks running) The M1 Mac is fast, crazy battery life, and a data recovery nightmare. It willContinue reading “Time Machine your M1 Mac!!”

MacBook Pro Battery Replacement

We now have access to new batteries for MacBooks and MacBook Pros! Batteries wear out just like anything. Over time batties start to lose their ability to hold a charge. If you are always using your computer at a desk this may not be a problem. However, if you are like me and need toContinue reading “MacBook Pro Battery Replacement”