AJ from Marketcircle Visited the MacJunky Office Today

AJ from Marketcircle Visited the MacJunky Office Today

Today we had a visit from a veteran of the Apple developer & CRM world… AJ from Marketcircle.

For people who don’t know, AJ started the company many years ago in Toronto after needing software for the day to day running of his business, and so Daylite was born.

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Do you want your Apple IT service provider to be Good, Fast or Cheap?

Do you want your Apple IT service provider to be Good, Fast or Cheap?

I recently got an iMessage from a new client that wanted a new hard drive installed in his MacBook Pro.

I was asked about my service and how much I would charge for the project.

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Mac running slow & not booting explained: Flashing folder icon, spinning wheel & Kernel panics

Mac running slow & not booting explained: Flashing folder icon, spinning wheel & Kernel panics

I have been getting a few Macs failing to boot recently and I thought it would be a good idea to explain a few things regarding this issue.

The first thing would to make sure we understand what some of the issues could be.

Also…

How to prevent further damage to you Mac or hard drive, because it could lead to data loss!

We’ll start with the dreaded Flashing Question mark icon.

This is one of the many reasons why your Mac is not booting.

Due to the nature of this issue we need to be careful as to know what the cause is before we go any further.

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MacBook liquid spill: This is what happens to your keyboard when you spill coffee on it

MacBook liquid spill: This is what happens to your keyboard when you spill coffee on it

Once you’ve spilt any kind of liquid into your MacBook, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, it’s very important that you turn the unit upside down right away!

Also…

Put the unit in rice & take it to an experienced Apple engineer and get it checked out.

Please don’t try to turn it on thinking…

“oh it works, it’ll be just fine”

…that’ll be a really big mistake.

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MacBook Pro with liquid damage repair

MacBook Pro with liquid damage repair

Yet another MacBook Pro subjected to some wine.

I’ll be replacing the keyboard & upgrading the hard drive with an SSD & RAM to max for a speed boost!

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MacBook Air 11″ battery replacement

MacBook Air 11″ battery replacement

Not all MacBook Air batteries are made equally. There are different types, sizes & connector placements.

This MacBook Air 11″ battery has been damaged due to a liquid spill, you can tell by the little red dots that appear on the battery toward the top.

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MacBook Pro needs an upgrade

MacBook Pro needs an upgrade

One of today’s projects is a MacBook Pro upgrade, but before that… a little clean up & some TLC.

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How much grime & dirt is under your MacBook keyboard?

How much grime & dirt is under your MacBook keyboard?

Did you ever wonder how much grime & dirt was under your keyboard? Nope me either, until I opened up MacBook keyboards.

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I would say that was a job well done

I would say that was a job well done

Unlike the message the other day, this one is full of praise. It’s such a great feeling to get messages like this from clients!

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Updating my MacBook Pro…

Updating my MacBook Pro…

How often do you update your System?

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Netflix just announced fast.com

Netflix just announced fast.com

Netflix is getting into the internet speed test game with fast.com

They recently bought the fast.com domain a week ago and have been trying to help users with mobile internet speed issues.

Netflix very recently introduced new cellular data controls so my guess is that this simple too will help their users “greater insight and control of their Internet service” as they put it.

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Ever growing list of business clients

Ever growing list of business clients

Just a small selection of the ever growing business client list. They’ve been very happy with the simple, effective & very capable IT solutions I have implemented for them.x

If you have a request do get in touch.

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OS X email Server issues, iOS TeamViewer to the rescue

OS X email Server issues, iOS TeamViewer to the rescue

When a client’s email server goes down & they call you in a blind panic, there’s only one thing you need to do…

Yup! Connect. Check. Fix.

All done while shopping today with Woof! in Amsterdam via my iPhone 6s & TeamViewer!!

Sweet!

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Daylite CRM installation & setup

Daylite CRM installation & setup

Was busy doing a Daylite CRM install on about 8 Macs & 5 iPhones today.

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Dead ethernet port on a Mac mini OS X Server

Dead ethernet port on a Mac mini OS X Server

Temporary solution for a dead ethernet port on a Mac mini OS X Server I’m installing for a client.

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iMac display glass replaced

iMac display glass replaced

Replacing a broken iMac front display glass while my security officer Woof! relaxes in the front garden

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MacBook Pro heat issues fixed by changing the CPU paste

MacBook Pro heat issues fixed by changing the CPU paste

Changing the CPU paste on this MacBook Pro logic board as it keeps heating up way too much.

Oh fun times.

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Get in a better working mood with having plants around

Get in a better working mood with having plants around

The greenery at the MacJunky office is getting bigger by the day!

While my security officer Woof! patrolled the area I’ll get on with my busy day…

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Support at one of my business clients today

Support at one of my business clients today

There are perks to any job and (one of) mine is the offices I visit…

WOW What a view!!!

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