Yarrr! What does opening a phone and Mac repair shop have to do with pirates?

If you are thinking of piracy having to do with BitTorrent …. I’m not that guy. (I have Married a Copyright lawyer…besides, I like open source software ). But there is this quote from Steve Jobs that has always inspired me. “Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?” Steve Jobs I haveContinue reading “Yarrr! What does opening a phone and Mac repair shop have to do with pirates?”

Where to get Glass screen protectors for iPhones in Lithgow?

When I first saw a screen protector while I was working at the Apple store in Bondi I honestly did not think it was a good idea. The flimsy plastic made the phone feel cheap and honestly, it did not do much to protect the phone. But that was way before the glass screen protectors.Continue reading “Where to get Glass screen protectors for iPhones in Lithgow?”

Future Proofing how my buiness uses our Macs

One of the interesting challenges that I face with opening up the shop is setting up all the computers and files for expansion. Because I have been working on my own for some time I have all my files the way I like them. Everything can be accessed with the various passwords that I use.Continue reading “Future Proofing how my buiness uses our Macs”

New Shop Coming to Lithgow Soon

When we opened MacMason Repairs and Training it was right in the middle of COVID lockdowns. I had been laid off from my previous employer in Katoomba, and there is not any Mac shops in the area. Until my wife pointed out to me that there are no Mac Shops in the area! So weContinue reading “New Shop Coming to Lithgow Soon”

Smart Watches and why I need them

I was sceptical about having a smartwatch. It was one of those things where I could not see the benefit. then I got one and it was a game-changer. Personally, I think that most people should try smart watches just to try them out. Got a sports watch with my S7 It was time toContinue reading “Smart Watches and why I need them”

What do I use my iPhone for? EVERYTHING

After I left Apple to run a tech support centre for a Point of sale system here in Sydney, I decided that I was going to see what was going on with Android Phones. So when the next upgrade opportunity came up I chose to get a Samsung S5 and I loved that phone. InContinue reading “What do I use my iPhone for? EVERYTHING”

iPhone 6 screen repair is it worth it?

We all have those devices that we love to use. That loyal iPhone 6 that never skipped a beat over the years. But now that you have cracked the screen is it worth having it repaired? My answer is yes and no. While many people who sell refurbished iPhones are going to try to getContinue reading “iPhone 6 screen repair is it worth it?”

I Love being a Mac-Tech in Lithgow!

Because of my history of working at Apple in California in the tech support department that handled the “Odd cases,” many people ask me “Why Lithgow” as if the idea that Lithgow would be beneath me or something. At first, I heard about Lithgow’s bad reputation so I was a little reluctant to buy aContinue reading “I Love being a Mac-Tech in Lithgow!”

macOS Ventura coming soon

I think I may be the only guy in Lithgow who is excited about macOS Ventura! I even got up at 3 AM to watch the WWDC. Some people say I’m crazy to get up that early to watch an Apple product announcement. I say… do you really want someone to repair your iMac ifContinue reading “macOS Ventura coming soon”

New Apple Products at WWDC

You know you are an Apple geek when you wake up at 3:00 AM to watch WWDC live. Yes, I am that kind of geek! I’m barely awake and the only things keeping me awake are my coffee and the excitement of what Apple is going to announce. While I am an appreciator of AppleContinue reading “New Apple Products at WWDC”