Dana Stibolt

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I recorded a mini-podcast about how new Macs have embedded hard drives and why you NEED Time Machine!

I recorded a mini-podcast episode about how new Macs have non-removable hard drives and why Time Machine is essential.It’s quick (about 10 minutes), and you can listen to my best radio voice explain some worst-case scenarios for data loss that a few MacMedics customers have encountered this year. If you need some motivation to start …

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4. Have a modern and tested Time Machine drive. Don’t rely on low quality drive that have already lived a hot and hard life of running as your Time Machine drive. Back up hard drives should never be used for more than 5-years and it’s not a bad idea to replace them when you see them on sale for Black Friday just because you can never have too many backups!

It’s “time” to talk about Time Machine (again).

I just helped a Vietnam Veteran find some misplaced photos. It was our honor to sit down with him and help unravel where his photos were at no charge. He had been to a reunion in Alabama for his Seawolf brother-in-arms and had taken once-in-a-lifetime photos of the event as the official photographer. He took …

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I used a combination of Harry Potter and Tim Ferris to find my lost cat, who had been missing for 12 days.

I used a combination of Harry Potter and Tim Ferris to find my lost cat, who had been missing for 12 days. First of all, if your cat is missing, my heart goes out to you. This is the worst feeling in the world. My inside-only cat escaped when house guests stayed with me, and …

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World Backup Day was yesterday; today is April Fools’ Day. Backing up your data is no joke!

World Backup Day was yesterday; today is April Fools’ Day. Backing up your data is no joke. I’m on a mission to ensure that all my customers have their data backed up. Almost every day, we see somebody lose some data in one way or another. The most common misconception is that customers think they’re …

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I must tell you about my wonderful experience with MacMedics, namely Dana Stibolt.
 

Yelp review from 2013: I must tell you about my wonderful experience with MacMedics, namely Dana Stibolt.  It was Memorial Day weekend (Friday), and one of our Macs at THE LAND of KUSH vegan restaurant in Baltimore went haywire.  The software wouldn’t launch.  We kept seeing a spinning circle but no progress.  After running a hard …

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“Damn, I wish I had your business sense, Dude”!

Here’s what my client said to me when I broke this all down for him: “Damn, I wish I had your business sense, Dude”! One of my coaching clients, whom I have been working with for about a year, has an established business. He does quite well, but he has very general service offerings, some of which are the same as …

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This is the face your computer will want to see when it falls ill.

This is the face your computer will want to see when it falls ill. Dana, the owner of MacMedics, has been fixing Macs since 1989. “The owner of MacMedics in Severna Park, Maryland, is basically an Apple magician. Dana has owned MacMedics for over 30 years! He fixed my vintage MacBook Pro at the service counter and had it up and running …

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