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Apple

Your options when facing a broken MacBook screen

If you’re anything like me, you go everywhere with your laptop. Whether a Windows or MacBook, it’s a part of your body and an extension of your imagination and will. But what happens if it gets damaged? Can you repair a laptop screen? Yes you can! The awesome Retina screen is arguably a highlight of … Read more

How to enable automatic logon on a Mac

If you’re sure nobody else can get into your Mac or MacBook and that you’re unlikely to leave it somewhere, you can switch off that initial Mac login prompt if you want. Instead, you can have your system boot up and log you in automatically so you’re ready to go in a much shorter time. … Read more

How to recover deleted data from a Mac

It’s easy to accidentally delete data. We have all done it and we will all do it again. The data recovery guys here at Dave’s Computers are always busy but some of the jobs we do are unnecessary as you could easily do it at home. That doesn’t mean we won’t do it, of course … Read more

How to fix damaged app errors on Mac

Mac users have fewer errors to contend with than Windows but those that do occur are much more annoying. One common error we have seen quite a lot here at Dave’s Computers is ‘ This app is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash’. Today I’m going to show you … Read more

How to clone a Mac hard drive

We talk a lot about backing up your Windows hard drive to prevent data loss and to speed up recovery but we rarely mention Mac. While Apple computers are more stable than Windows can be, it isn’t immune to failure or to faults. Today I’m going to show you how to create a bootable clone … Read more

How to ask Siri to find your lost iPhone

It is all too easy to lose a phone. The smaller and slimmer they get, the easier it is to misplace them. If you lose your phone and have another Apple device like a Mac, iPad or another iPhone, you can ask Siri to find your lost phone. You can also find it via the … Read more

How to use Network Locations on a Mac

Network locations are like network profiles that loads different preferences depending on what network you are connecting to. For example, let’s say you work from home and then take your Mac to work. You also sometimes work from coffee shops, airports and other places too. Rather than having to set up different network settings manually, … Read more

How to recover deleted files from iCloud

On the back of Wednesday’s blog post about data backups and recovery, a customer came into the store wanting to know how they could recover some deleted files from iCloud. They had been backing up their college work to iCloud but had accidentally deleted them when housekeeping. So how can you recover them? iCloud is … Read more

How to fix a flickering screen on the 2018 MacBook Air

People usually buy Apple products because they just work. You can use them whenever and however you like confident that they will do what you want and never let you down. They aren’t without their foibles though. One we saw last week was a 2018 MacBook Air with a screen that kept flickering. We love … Read more

How to set up MacOS in VirtualBox

Even though Dave’s Computers in New Jersey fixes Mac computers, I am mainly a Windows guy. I know Mac inside and out but hesitate to pay the premium that Apple charges for its hardware. For the price of a 27” Mac, I could build two, perhaps three high spec Windows computers. That makes jumping to … Read more