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AppleCare+ What is it and Why should I get it?

Posted Oct 7, 2013 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

AppleCare+ feesAs many die hard fans know, Apple stands behind each and every one of its products. It's one of the many principals that sets the company apart from other brands and a big reason people love Apple. Have an issue with your device? The standard warranty covers parts and labor for one full year with 90 days of complimentary tech support.

AppleCare+ is a one time payment of $99 and extends your coverage to two years from the original purchase date and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee plus applicable tax.


Apple September 2013 Event - The Whole Recap

Posted Sep 18, 2013 by  / 
Topics: News

Apple's September 2013 Event unveiled two new iPhone Models, one being the iPhone 5c, a colorful, less expensive phone and the highly anticipated Phone 5s.  iOS 7 was given an official public release date, September 18, 2013.


Apple September 2013 Event - What could happen.

Posted Sep 4, 2013 by  / 
Topics: Rumors

Since the iPhone 5 was released, people have been talking about the next-generation iPhone from Apple.  Rumored to be the iPhone 5S, Apple's 7th generation iPhone has been speculated to feature a higher performance processor, an improved camera, a finger print scanner, and AC wifi, but keep the same design and size of the iPhone 5.  Storage capacity for the iPhone 5S will likely stay the same, with the possibilty of a new 128GB option.


Which Apple devices have GPS?

Posted Sep 2, 2013 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

Cellular models of the iPad and iPhone allow more access to accurate location through extended GPS capabilitiesSo you've got your new iPhone and you're ready to use it as a replacement for your ancient Garmin GPS. You route your directions, turn on voice commands, and hop in the car. It works wonderfully, giving you turn by turn directions, showing you exactly where you are. But then you notice the same google maps program on your iPad, your little sisters iPod touch, and even that little "My Location" button in Google Maps on your Mac. Does every Apple device come with GPS? Well, as we will find out, not all devices are made alike, and with a little definition, we'll find out exactly which Apple devices are the best Global Positioning Systems.


Overview of the MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Posted Sep 2, 2013 by  / 
Topics: Reviews

When the MacBook Pro with Retina Display was introduced in June of 2012, it set a new standard for notebook computers.  The MacBook Pro with Retina Display was an all new design, from the inside of the unibody, all the way to the outside.


How Solid State Technology Saves Time and Money

Posted Aug 27, 2013 by  / 
Topics: Reviews

Apple is always on the cutting edge and part of this is their solid state hard drives. In this article I will explain briefly how solid state drives work and how Apple is making giant leaps on introducing them into their entire computer line. I will also cover how installing a Solid State Drive (SSD) can breath new life into your aging Apple computers. Additionally I will cover a little on how Fusion and hybrid drives work. While they are not exactly the same processes they have many of the same attributes.


Understanding AppleCare: You should buy it!

Posted Aug 27, 2013 by  / 
Topics: Tech Tips

I know it may seem self serving to say something we are selling is also something that you should buy, however there are several reasons why this is in your best interest. Many times people underestimate the costs of service and time that it can take for a broken machine. Sometimes it is hard to even know what AppleCare does since it doesn’t cover accidental damage! This article will focus on why AppleCare is a needed part of your computer purchase.


Intel's i5 vs i7

Posted Aug 27, 2013 by  / 
Topics: Reviews

Intel core i5 versus core i7

What is the difference between Intel's i5 and i7 processors? If computers were like people, processors would be the “brain” of your computer.  The time it takes for an application to load is affected by the speed of the processor itself. In the past, computer companies were racing to achieve the highest GHz (processing speed) ratings as possible. Intel introduced the Duo­-core and Quad­-core processors that allowed us to go faster and do more. However, sometimes it is difficult to understand why newer Quad­-core processors have slower GHz ratings than some Duo­-cores. Why has processing speed given way to more cores?


The Power of Haswell Meets the MacBook Air

Posted Aug 27, 2013 by  / 
Topics: News

MacBook Air Apple computers are known for their technology and staying on the cutting edge. Today, the new advancements in computers are extraordinary. In the past five years we have doubled the processing power and speed of our machines. Technology advances so quickly that many people feel that it is impossible to keep up. Today, I will cover the benefits of Intel's new Haswell Processor in the MacBook Air.