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Mac Mini Late 2014 Upgrade

After my success with upgrading the Late 2012 Mini to a dual drive system, I was asked to do a similar upgrade on a Late 2014 model. There have been reports of lower performance in the newer models compared to the older models and this machine was quite sluggish in comparison with the 2012 model.. …

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iMac GPU Failure

There are a fair number of posts about GPU problems on iMacs, mostly around 2009 to 2011 models. The cooling of these systems is quite touchy and it is very easy to cause overheating of the graphics card. This causes the GPU chip to detach from the card, resulting in vertical colored bars, screen flooded …

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OSX on Unsupported Macs

In the last year or two the pace of OS releases has increased as new features and security enhancements are incorporated into the system. Older systems are no longer considered eligible for update and users have been left with the option of continuing to use the outdated and unsupported OS or purchase new machines. Most …

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MacBook Pro – GPU problem

Recently a 2011 15.4″ MacBook Pro was brought in with a damaged GPU. The machine would only boot into safe mode, which was not particularly helpful for normal use.since some drivers are automatically disabled. Cost of a replacement logic board was too high to make a repair worthwhile. As it turns out, many 15″ MacBook …

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Mac Mini Late 2012 Upgrade

I purchased a Late-2012 Mac Mini a few months ago for a client. These machines are in demand because they allow some freedom to upgrade both disk capacity and memory and still provide good performance. In my case, the machine I selected already had the maximum memory and an SSD installed. We decided to boost …

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Handshake B2B and BusinessVision

Some time ago I met with a wholesaler who supplied a wide range of products to stores across the country. He used Handshake B2B platform to collect orders from his sales staff and BusinessVision accounting software for his backoffice functions. His requirement was an interface that would allow him to transfer his sales orders quickly …

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