Have you ever bought an amazing piece of technology only to find out 3 months later that there is a newer, brighter and better version out? While technology will always age, there are "ripe" times to buy - when models have recently been updated. Likewise, there are bad times to purchase technology - when models have not been updated recently and are about to be updated soon. If you are looking to buy that perfect Apple product for your perfect person, here is a helpful list of Apple products … [Read more...]
Apple Student Discount for Computers
All students should take a quick glance at the Apple student discount at Apple's online store. It shows that the standard MacBook Pro, which comes without Apple’s high density Retina Display, will now set consumers back $999. This means that a solid student computer can now be purchased for under $1000 for the first time in Apple's History. For reference, this is the model with the 2.5 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, combined with a 500GB hard drive and 4GB of memory. The high-end … [Read more...]
The Ultimate Mac Backup Guide
You never forget the first time your hard drive dies and you realize that you haven't backed up. The horrible, stomach-turning moment when you know you've just lost a whole bunch of stuff that's irreplaceable. Photos. Music. Videos that you took at family events. All gone without a Mac backup. You'll probably spend the next few hours sweating, downloading disk utilities and searching for boot disks to try and fix things. Perhaps you got lucky and MacPro Services was able to kick your drive back … [Read more...]
Sick Of Your Mac Color Wheel?
As far as computers and operating systems have come, there are still situations in which we find ourselves becoming frustrated by slower performance. For most of us Mac users it’s in the form of the infamous color wheel. In most cases this is a sign that the iMac is trying to perform a processor-intensive task. In layman's terms, the computer can’t handle what it’s been given at that point in time. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do to help get rid of the spinning color wheel … [Read more...]