Category Archive: Hardware

Dec 07

Places to remove files from your hard disk

If you put a hundred Mac technicians into a room and asked them if you should defragment your hard disk some of them would say ‘no’ some would say ‘absolutely’  and the rest would shuffle about nervously biting their lips and looking skyward. The truth is the answer is a divided one. There is no …

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Nov 17

A Macbook for $150.00

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If you are looking for a cheap (see what I did there?) Mac for the kids or some light surfing you’d be hard pressed to find something better than one of these 2006 (or in a few cases 2009) Macbooks. They have a fresh install of 10.6.8 and iLife. Most come with 2GB of ram …

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Nov 13

How long will your drive last?

The offsite backup company Backblaze (who I fully endorse by the way) recently revealed some very interesting statistics about their hard disks. You see luckily for us Backblaze use over 25,000 domestic quality drives to backup all our data and this gives them a unique insight into the life and performance of drives that you …

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Oct 27

iPhone on top for Satisfaction

The latest mobile phone satisfaction survey was released recently and, for the 9th survey in a row Apple came out on top. And why wouldn’t they? For starters the iOS is easily the most integrated OS not just within itself but with a whole host of other services such as Airplay, Apple TV, iCloud and …

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Oct 19

MacBook Air recall

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Apple has just announced that they are recalling last years MacBook Air due to some faulty 64 and 128GB SSD drives. Not all models are affected so its important to visit the Apple support page to determine if in fact your model is one of those affected. If you have a Time Machine backup, make …

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