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Apple Repair Extension Programs

When Apple discovers that a component or service in one of its products is not functioning correctly, it creates an exchange or repair program. aa |mac is authorised to inspect, analyse and repair all devices under Apple’s exchange and repair extension programs. Apple has determined that, in a limited number of 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) units, a component may fail causing the built-in battery to expand. This is not a safety issue and Apple will replace eligible batteries, free of charge. Affected units were manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017 and eligibility is determined by the product serial number. Use the serial number checker to see if your device qualifies for this program. If your 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) has an eligible serial number, Apple will replace the battery, free of charge. This program does not affect 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar or older 13-inch MacBook Pro models. Keyboard Service Program for MacBook and MacBook Pro. Apple has determined that a small percentage of the keyboards in certain MacBook and MacBook Pro models may exhibit one of more [...]

January 17th, 2019|

Check Battery Usage

Check battery usage To see an overview of your battery level and activity for the last 24 hours and up to the last 10 days, go to Settings > Battery. When you tap one of the columns on your screen, you can see which apps contributed to your battery usage during that time period, and the proportion of battery used for the app. To see how long each app was in use on screen or in the background, tap Show Activity. Under each app, you might see these usage types: Background Activity means that your battery was used while the app was doing something in the background. Audio means that apps play audio while running in the background. No Cell Coverage and Low Signal means that your device is searching for a signal or being used with a low signal. Backup & Restore indicates that your device has been backed up to iCloud or restoring from an iCloud backup. Connected to Charger means the app was used only when your device was charging. You can also see when your device was last connected to [...]

January 17th, 2019|

Upgrading to macOS Mojave

Check your Mac is compatible against the list below, and ensure you have enough memory and storage to handle the new update. Mojave should take up around 2GB of memory and 14.36GB of storage Check how much you’ve got left by clicking on the Apple icon () in the upper left hand corner of the screen and selecting About This Mac.  The most important thing to do before making any changes to your hard drive is to back it up. Make sure you do this through Time Machine, iCloud or your preferred external storage device.  If your Mac is currently running OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 or above, Mojave will download automatically in the background once it’s available. A notification will crop up in the upper right of the screen, where you’ll be able to select Install.  If you’re running an older version, you can download Mojave directly from the Mac App Store. Open the App Store app and either search for ‘Mojave’ or visit the Mojave page directly once it’s live. Click download, open the installer and click continue to complete the download.  Is my [...]

October 17th, 2018|

iOS 12

Updating to iOS 12 iOS 12 is now available: this update is set to a make almost every Apple iPhone much faster. This will also be the last time you will need to do this manually. After the download you will get the option to turn on an automatic updates. Here is our guide on how to install iOS 12 using Software Update on your iPhone or iPad Before you update to the iOS 12, you should make sure to back up your device’s data. That way, if you lose anything while downloading the new OS, it will be easy to restore things back to the way they were. You can choose to back up data on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch via iCloud — or via iTunes on a PC or Mac. If you need any help or have any questions about this update feel free to talk to our Apple trainer  at aa |mac on the 22nd Sept 2018 between 9.30 -1pm Update on a Wi-Fi connectivity. If you are on a Wi-Fi network and be connected to a charger if your [...]

September 17th, 2018|

Apple open Day

On September 28th, 2015, Apple ended their One to One program Since 2007, there has been an Apple One to One program that gave the opportunity to teach members how to get the most out of their products and acquire new skills. Well, that was then! On July 21st, 2018 we held our own Apple open day. Customers took the opportunity to  call in and have an update chat about IOS and other APPLE products and services. The open Day was a family-focused event, providing a great opportunity for members of the public, young and old alike, to learn more about their Apple devices. It was so good to meet people and help them with their problems. For those that missed having all your iPhone, iPad, MacBook or iMac questions answered and have fun learning about getting the most out of your device,there will be other events planned in the future.

July 23rd, 2018|

Repair Appointments

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