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Ultra cheap refurbished Sandybridge MacBook Pro i7 2011

UPDATE: If you look on Amazon for Macbook Pros you can often find brand new ones for prices very close to what Apple are selling Refurbs at… Apple have just started to sell “Sandy Bridge” Refurbished MacBook Pros on the … 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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Using Apple Hardware Test on your MacBook, iMac or Mac Pro

Back in the good ol’ days, if you wanted to find out if you had a hardware fault with a Mac, you need to use the Apple Hardware Test CD that came with your Mac, or use the restricted Apple … Continue reading

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Ultra cheap refurbished Apple iMacs, MacBooks and MacBook Pros

UPDATE: If you look on Amazon and hunt around a little you can find good deals on Macbook Pro, MacBook Air, MacBooks or iMacs you can often find brand new ones for prices very close to what Apple are selling Refurbs … Continue reading

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Refurbished iPod Touch 119 quid, MacBook 719 quid, MacBook Pro 849 quid

Apple have some very nice deals on Refurbished MacBook and iPods at the moment. The iPods are probably because the new generation models are looming into view in the next couple of months… iPod Touch 8GB Current Generation – £119 … Continue reading

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Don’t trust your hard drive – it will fail

If there’s one constant in life, it’s that shit happens – usually at the most in inopportune moment possible. And the greatest disaster that can happen to a computer user is a complete hard drive failure. I spent a couple … 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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