February 2016 archive

Feb 21

Moving your media to a new drive

I am sure you already know – or perhaps I only imagine that you do – but I am not a fan of spreading data around between different drives. My rule is, everything on one drive and backed up to another. It’s simple that way, something you’ll be glad of when a restore or rebuild …

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Feb 21

Is your mac getting too old to repair

  Generally an old iMac isn’t worth repairing. If your hard disk goes that is OK because hard disks and SSD’s are freely available from third party dealers but other big ticket items like video cards, power supplies and mainboards all come from Mr Apple. The issue there, even if you decide that $300 wasn’t …

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Feb 06

Faulty adapters

I am sure you don’t need to hear it from me. For one reason or another I am definitely a “Johnny come lately” when it comes to this news, but just in case you haven’t heard, just in case you spurn all other media (as well you might) here it is. Apple have announced that …

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