30 10, 2013

TUAW Reviews the Drobo 5D

By | October 30th, 2013|Categories: Help Desk|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Drobo 5D: Speedy, expandable Thunderbolt storage for professionals Data Robotics (now Drobo) was the first company to make expandable RAID storage easy, and with the current Drobo line of BeyondRAID devices they've now made the devices faster through the use of Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity, as well as the Drobo Accelerator Bay's ability to use an mSATA SSD for fast caching. In this TUAW review, I'll take a look at the Drobo 5D (US$664 on Amazon), a five-bay device designed to give creati [...]

2 11, 2012

Seagate REP, Fusion Drive, Comex & Mac mini – RMMR Weekly Episode 7

By | November 2nd, 2012|Categories: RMMR Weekly, Videos|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Josh and Chris from Rocky Mountain Mac Repair talk about the latest news in the realm of Apple and Technology. This week they discuss Apple's latest Repair Extension Program for iMac Seagate hard drives shipped between 2009 and 2012 -- all customers should check their serial number on Apple.com to ensure they're hard drive is okay. Apple has a new configuration called Fusion Drive, we discuss the recently updated FAQ on Apple's support site. The well-known iOS hacker, Comex, has finished his int [...]

6 05, 2011

Time Capsule repair and upgrades starting at $129

By | May 6th, 2011|Categories: Deals|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

About the same time we wrote our article on the iMac G5 capacitor replacement another capacitor issue came to light.  This time it wasn't the iMac... it was the Time Capsule.  Let us get you up to speed on the problems with Apple's Time Capsule. Believe it or not, Apple decided that low noise levels and aesthetics were more important than a properly ventilated device.  The Time Capsule -- even to this day -- has a terrible design flaw that causes it to run extremely hot and ruin the capacitors o [...]

3 12, 2010

Dead hard drive? Here are some options.

By | December 3rd, 2010|Categories: Help Desk, Tech Talk|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It's the Friday night before your term paper is due and you're planning to do nothing but edit all weekend.  You say goodbye to your friends, hunker down with a warm cup of coffee and press the power button on your Mac.  To your dismay, the computer does nothing but sit at the Apple logo with the gear spinning.  You've tried rebooting, resetting the PRAM, holding the shift key to get into safe mode... but nothing works.  You call up your friend who's pretty handy with a Mac and even he/she canno [...]

20 05, 2010

How-To: Create an infallible backup.

By | May 20th, 2010|Categories: Guides|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The title itself is nearly impossible to obtain but we have one solution for you that might actually come close. It's as easy as Time Machine (well, it sort of is Time Machine) and one piece of hardware. Most people are perfectly suited with an external hard drive connected to their Mac via firewire. With Mac OS 10.5 or 10.6 you can turn on Time Machine and have it take periodic snapshots of your machine. After the initial backup, it will check your computer each hour for changes and backup only [...]

5 02, 2010

1TB desktop hard drive upgrade — $199

By | February 5th, 2010|Categories: Deals|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This is a great deal for desktops that aren't easily upgraded. Just think, your iMac G5 could have a terabyte hard by the end of the day! It doesn't stop there, any Intel iMac can be upgraded... even Power Mac G5s and the newer Mac Pros qualify for this amazing deal. This deal gives you a 1TB 3.5 inch hard drive, you also get the installation and the data transfer at no extra charge. You pay $199... that's it. There aren't any hidden fees and we won't pressure you into buying other upgrades. In [...]

12 01, 2010

500GB laptop hard drive upgrade — $199

By | January 12th, 2010|Categories: Deals|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Going against all odds, RMMR would like to give you the opportunity to upgrade your MacBook or MacBook Pro's hard drive to 500GB.  You'll never have to worry about about downloading too much music, or uploading too many pictures from your family vacation.  If you're like us, you hate lugging around extra peripherals for your computer... laptops are meant to be portable, right?  Well you can take that external hard drive out of your bag because RMMR offers notebook hard drive upgrades at a price [...]

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