iPad in Business

Cory Blog, Hardware

I am currently heading a project to deploy iPads in a corporate environment. We have purchased 20 32G Wi-Fi + 3G ipads for our research and development and deployment plan. Straight off the bat, iPads in business present a set of troubling issues. The first thing we asked is “How is this iPad going to be used?” We know that, …

Raising an iMac from the Dead

Cory Blog, Hardware, Mac, Repair

This is a story of a sick iMac and it’s quick recovery…don’t worry, there are pictures…. I was recently asked to fixed a Mid2007 aluminum iMac. The user reported that it wouldn’t turn on anymore. I immediately did some basic troubleshooting to determine what the heck was going on….check the power cable, the outlet (ya, no brainers- but ya gotta …

Ode to Macbook Repair

Cory Blog, Hardware, Repair

Hello my name is Cory and I abuse my Macbook Pro. Yes, admittedly I’ve used my early 2008 macbook pro pretty hard, extending the capabilities of its processor speed and memory, sliding it around on the coffee table, dropping it on its corner, ripping and burning dvds, and, the greatest tragedy, leaving it out around my two kids. In this …

Upgrade

Cory Blog, Mac

In light of certain events, as of late, I have made the cross over to the mac world: 15″ 200HD silver MacBook Pro with OSX Leopard. After spending a half day transferring old files, I now have nothing to do. I am just amazed at the craftsmanship and technology that’s crammed into this mid-sized laptop. And Leopard is awesome. It …