2011 MacBook Pro Graphics issues

2011 MacBook Pro display with graphics issue

  Since 2007 Apple has had issues with their 15” MacBook pro graphics cards. The only year that hasn’t had a “repair extension” is the 2009 MacBook Pro. Of course the late 2013-2015 models have not had a repair extension issues yet. The latest repair extension that was announced is for the 2011 MacBook Pro …

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Swollen Battery and Warped Trackpad on a 13″ MacBook Pro

Trackpad lifted by swelling battery

Batteries are one component of a Mac that is consumable. Eventually, your battery will degrade and even stop working altogether. Hopefully, it usually will just die quietly and you can replace without issue. But sometimes, batteries fail spectacularly. This MacBook Pro came to us with a warped trackpad and in inability to hold a charge. These …

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The Big Deal About Fusion Drives

Fusion Drive Terminal Window

Apple has always been known for its ability to find new and cutting edge ways to improve the personal computing experience. In the last two years, one of their most exciting new developments is the ability to create a fusion drive. Fusion drives are an amazing computing hack. Essentially, they give a computer the speed …

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iMac Power Supplies Can Go Bad (shocker!)

iMac Power Supply

All computers require electricity, which is hardly a shocking notion. Pun intended. As a matter of fact, when we take apart computers, electricity poses our greatest occupational hazard. Granted, we hardly put our lives on the lines, but any tech that has spent any amount of time inside of a computer has experienced his or …

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