Hardware

Roundup – Best Mac Repair Tutorial Websites

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If you’re like me, you probably want to fix your own Mac hardware problems when an issues arises. While this may take a bit more time and effort than simply dropping your Mac off at a repair shop, fixing your own Mac can save you a ton of money in the end. To perform these […]

Worth Buying the 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina Now?

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The 15″ retina display MacBook Pro that has just recently been released is the main focus of many Apple websites and tech blogs. Apple is also pushing the new laptop heavily through television advertising. However, the way that Apple has decided to debut and market this new MacBook Pro is very untraditional, compared to other […]

Test Your Hard Drive Speeds

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One major bottleneck that can slow down your Mac is your drive speed. Different hard drives and solid state drives have different drive speeds and some can be better than others. If your Mac is running slow, you may want to check your drive speeds and decide if a new drive would be to your […]

RAM Upgrade Instructions for Your Mac

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If your Mac is running slow, chances are you need a RAM upgrade. RAM is crucial to your Mac’s performance because it allows you to multitask and keep multiple applications open at once. If you would like to upgrade your Mac’s RAM, you need to do a couple things beforehand. First off, you need to […]

How to Detect WiFi Interference on a Mac

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If you’re like me, you probably have a bunch of other wireless networks that show up on your Mac when you try to connect that are not yours, but your neighbors. If you know anything about WiFi networks, you know that their are two frequencies that are currently used for all WiFi networks: 2.4Ghz and […]

Netflix Constantly Pausing/Buffering on Apple TV?

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I recently purchased an Apple TV mainly for streaming the TV Shows and Movies I had bought from iTunes onto my big HDTV. When I had learned that Apple will make everything available in the cloud, I thought it would be useful instead of connecting my Mac to my TV manually. So that works great, […]

MacBook Pro Constantly Dropping Wireless Connection?

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I love my MacBook and haven’t had very many major issues for the better part of 3 years. Unfortunately, that is not the case with all MacBook owners. Since I do a lot of technical support, I’ve run into a ton of people with MacBook Pro’s that simply lose the wireless connection randomly. It’s been […]

Picking the Perfect Macbook

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So you’re in the market for a new MacBook but you’re not totally sure what you want? That’s where we come in! Below we’ve crafted a list of the pros and cons of the most popular laptop choices in the Mac world. Refurbished MacBook While Apple no longer sells the standard white MacBook, they can […]

Top Four Mac Hardware Upgrades

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Just because your Mac isn’t new doesn’t mean it can’t run as fast as a new machine. With a small hardware upgrade, your Mac can be faster than new for a generally small cost. In this article we will be giving you a short list of the best upgrades to add speed, storage and efficiency […]

Sandy Bridge vs. Ivy Bridge

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Apple normally releases incremental updates to their MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineups by updating the models with a minor processor bump a few times a year. For example, a MacBook Pro may be released with a 2.2GHz CPU early in the year. From there, the next MacBook Pro release would be the same identical […]