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iPod Classic data recovery

On a few occasions over the years I’ve been asked to recover data from one of the “Classic” iPods. With modern iPod Touch and iPhone this is typically a futile job if the customer hasn’t backed up via iTunes or iCloud. … Continue reading

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Solid State Hard drive upgrade service

If you’re wondering what you can do to improve the performance of your Mac, there’s one thing above all others that will improve performance. Simply put, replace the internal mechanical hard drive (HD) with a Solid State Drive (SSD). Even … Continue reading

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Do Macs need anti-virus software? Yes, they really do…

Recently I was providing some On-site Mac support for a new client in Westbury. One of the first things I do with new clients is get a feel for how aware they are of security issues, and whether they use their … Continue reading

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Apple Mac support in Edington, Bratton and Erlestoke

It’s been a busy few months here at Sweet-Apple whilst we moved a few miles from Corsham to Edington, a lovely village on the edge of Salisbury plain. We’ll still be providing Apple and Mac support to our old customers over towards … Continue reading

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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite – 8 months on…

Apple released OS X 10.10 “Yosemite” to the great unwashed in October 2014 after a long extended “public beta”. During that beta testing phase I would install it on a test partition, have a play, shrug my shoulders and generally … Continue reading

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New phone number – 01380 830224

Just a quick note to say we’ve moved to Edington, Wiltshire and hence have a new phone number. Please call on 01380 830244. If you need to drop off an unwell iMac or Macbook with us for some TLC there’s … Continue reading

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MacBook Air hard drive too small? Fit a bigger one!

One of the biggest problems with MacBook Air is the small hard drive they ship with. Solid State Hard drives are fantastic, but you’ll be surprised how quickly you manage to fill up even a 250GB SSD if you’ve got … Continue reading

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New MacBooks featuring USB3 – where now for Thunderbolt?

As widely anticipated, Apple have released updated MacBooks and MacBook Pros. Price points have generally stayed the same as before, but we’ve got some nice speed bumps and new features. Foremost among these is the introduction of USB3… Where now … Continue reading

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Cheap replacement for a Mac Superdrive

If you find that your Mac’s Superdrive has stopped working, or you’ve replaced your internal Superdrive to fit a solid-state hard drive and need a cheap way to get a working CD and DVD reader or recorder, your options are … Continue reading

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Cheap Dell P and U series monitors as good as Apple Cinema displays

Whilst I’d love to be able to afford one of Apple’s 27″ Cinema Displays, the truth is they’re hugely expensive in comparison to a 22, 23 or 24″ quality display from Dell or Samsung. About 6 months ago I bought … Continue reading

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