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Your MacBook Air Startup Disk is Full

In our opinion, the MacBook Air is absolutely the best laptop we have ever used. Lightweight, lightning fast, extremely long battery life and great features like the backlit keyboard. However, there is one problem that many of our customers have recently discovered. Most owners buy the cheaper model with the smaller SSD hard drive as ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Apple Servicing, Laptop Repairs, Laptop Servicing on 13th November 2014


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Laptop Screen Replacement

We’ve just replaced this broken Toshiba laptop screen. This repair can be undertaken at your house from £65* including the replacement LCD! Contact us with the make and model number of your laptop for a quote. * Prices for replacement LCD screens vary so this price depends on the cost of your model ... read more

Posted in Laptop Repairs on 16th October 2014


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iPhone 5 Repair

This iPhone 5 had been seriously smashed! Repairing the screen of an iPhone 5 is not the same as the previous iPhone 4 / 4s as these models required total disassembly of the phone and removal of the motherboard to get to the screen. The iPhone 5 opens up like a clamshell but we still ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 8th June 2014


Repairing a Broken USB Memory Stick

USB Drive Repair

We often see broken USB thumb drives. Often the USB plug on the memory stick is bent (breaking the connections inside) or broken off completely. This is a disaster, especially if the USB storage device’s owner doesn’t have a backup! In most cases we can repair these devices by re-soldering the existing USB plug or replacing it with ... read more

Posted in Data Recovery on 5th June 2014


Data Recovery

Laptop Data Recovery

We are seeing more and more laptops with corrupt, failing or broken hard drives. In this situation, users can consider themselves very lucky if we manage to recover their data when they don’t have a backup! The photo shows data being recovered from a failing drive from a laptop that was dropped on the floor. ... read more

Posted in Data Recovery, Laptop Repairs on 28th May 2014


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iPhone 4S Screen Replacement

We’ve just replaced the screen on an iPhone 4S. We find the 4S to be a little bit trickier than the iPhone 4, there’s a few more connectors and screws. So if you’re not keen to try it yourself, give us a call. ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 19th January 2014


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iPhone Repair

We’ve recently been applying our skills to repairing iPhones. Although it’s easy enough to buy replacement parts like screens and batteries online, it’s not easy to find a source of good quality parts and we do not recommend you undertake these repairs yourself! There are many tiny screws, all different sizes, and if you are ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 19th October 2013


80Gb 18″ Hard Drive

MacBook Air Hard Drive Upgrade

If your MacBook Air’s hard drive fails and needs replacing or you’ve simply run out of space and need a larger one, a new drive is the way forward. The first thing to do is search on eBay with your MacBook Air model number (written in small writing underneath, eg A1304) and the words “hard drive”. ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Upgrades on 21st September 2013


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Need More Space?

If you’re running our of space on your computer it can have some pretty severe effects from slowing the machine down to crashes and data loss. There’s no need to buy a new computer, though. We can replace the hard drive inside your computer with a much larger capacity model and then mirror (duplicate) the ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Desktop Repairs, Laptop Repairs, Upgrades on 13th August 2013


Blown Capacitors on a Motherboard

Don’t Cook your Computer

Computers can overheat for many reasons, here are a few: Dust clogging up the fans and heat sinks (common in households with pets or smokers) Broken fans (fans have moving parts which wear out over time) Obstructed air vents (common with laptops that aren’t placed on a hard flat surface) Over clocked CPUs (common with ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Apple Servicing, Desktop Repairs, Desktop Servicing, EPOS Repairs, EPOS Servicing, Laptop Repairs, Laptop Servicing on 13th June 2013