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MacBook Air and MacBook Pro keyboard repair

One of the more common problems we encounter is Macbook Airs and Macbook Pros with faulty keyboards, and almost without exception it’s because of liquid getting spilled on the keyboard. This typically means replacing the entire top case assembly, which … Continue reading

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Macbook trackpad won’t click, respond or is broken? Beware…

A customer from Devizes recently gave me a MacBook Pro with a broken trackpad that now wouldn’t start up.¬†Alarms bells immediately go off when I see a trackpad that won’t click, or is becoming increasingly hard to click… When Li-ion … 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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Clean MacBook fans to avoid them breaking…

I’ve had a MacBook Pro and a MacBook in the workshop this week, one which was running incredibly hot and noisily, the other with a fan that was basically knackered. Replacing fans in a MacBook of any flavour is relatively … Continue reading

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What is SSD and should my MacBook have one?

One of the main reasons that laptop performance lags behind that achieved on desktops is down to one thing. Hard drive performance. Modern computers running MacOS or Windows spend a large part of their time writing temporary data to the … Continue reading

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