Upgrading RAM on new 21.5″ Apple iMac is “an exercise in disappointment”

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Lenovo, Mac, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Technology 1 Comment

Thinking about getting a shiny new 21.5″ iMac for Christmas? The popular site, iFixit claims that the machine is right up there with MacBook Pro in the level of difficulty in repairing it. Previously, they stated that the MacBook Pro was “the least repairable laptop we’ve taken apart”. In fact, they both received a score of 3 out of 10 …

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Apple Mac hardware failures… (hard drive, power supply, video card) Why so high?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Nexlink, OS X, Windows, Windows Server 5 Comments

Here’s a question for you all… Why is the apparent rate of hardware failure higher with Apple Mac products than with Microsoft Windows based products? Homeland Secure IT’s typical client is a Windows based small or medium business, and a little less than 5% of those businesses and individuals have Apple Mac products that we support as well. A larger …

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