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Macbook Air and Macbook Pro Retina Trackpad issues

Macbooks from Apple are vastly different from other PC laptops in terms of their design. The Macbook Air and Macbook Pro Retina models feature beautiful trackpads with a layer of glass on top. This implementation, besides being astatically pleasing, allows for smooth scrolling, tapping and a host of finger gestures. However, it is not without its […]

Apple uses water damaged boards in Apple refurbished devices

We discovered evidence of Apple Authorised Service Providers using water damaged boards in Apple refurbished devices sometime back. We withheld from publishing our findings sooner. We were not sure if the board that was replaced on our customer’s Mac was repaired and supplied by the Apple Authorised Service Provider in Singapore or it is a company […]

Resolve iMac 27″ tilting issue

In 2012, Apple redesigned the iMac with a slimmer form factor. The new iMacs from 2012 onwards have thinners sides which measures only at a few millimetres. While the design is stunning, users have been posting in forums about the iMac 27″ tilting issue and hinge issue. The iMac tilts forward involuntarily after a few months […]

Recommendation of Speakers for your Mac – Audioengine A2

Recently, we have replaced a few Macbook speakers for some customers. The speakers were spoilt due to wear and tear. To avoid Macbook speakers replacement, the best option is to use external desktop speakers for your audio enjoyment. Macbook speakers have smaller domes, which are susceptible to wear and tear. Besides producing better sound, good desktop […]

Macbook Pro Retina sound distortion

A number of customers have been experiencing Macbook Pro Retina sound distortion issues. Although the Macbook Pro Retina has distinctively louder and better sound speakers resulting in better sound quality, the slimness of the Macbook Pro Retina has resulted in speakers which have slim designs and speaker cones which wear down over time. Some Apple users […]

The benefits of solid state drives

The benefits of solid state drives. Say goodbye to your hard drive! With solid state technology, you probably won’t need it anymore. Designed to replace traditional hard drives, solid state drives (SSDs) use flash memory to deliver vastly superior performance and durability. Since there are lots of small, moving parts inside your hard drive — magnetic […]