matias Wireless Keyboard with Backlight – the Better Apple Keyboard

Apple is a bit reluctant when it comes to keyboard offerings: there is one with number pad and cable and one without both. Neither of them has the design of the MacBooks: black keys and backlight. If you are searching for such a keyboard, the matias Wireless Keyboard might be the one for you.

Which Apple power supply to buy? Only one makes sense.

Apple offers lots of different power supplies. But do you really have to buy the one that came with your Mac? And can you use a different charger from another Mac? We tell you which one you should buy and why.

Refund and repair: iMac hinge broken

iMac made in the last years can have a very annoying fault: A display that doesn’t stay in position but rather swings down. The reason for this behaviour is a broken washer, that breaks inside the iMac. We show you the problem and possible solutions.

Worn out: How to remove MacBook screws with stripped heads

The MacBook lies in front of you, all pieces for the upgrade too but there is one screw that dosen’t want to join the party: a screw with a stripped head. We show you a few tricks how to remove it anyway!

MacBook USB-C power supply: No extension cord? No problem.

The new MacBook Pro models as well as the 12″ MacBook come with USB-C power supplies. The advantage is, that a broken cable can be replaced easily. The disadvantage, that Apple does not include an extension cord anymore. You can use the one from your old MacBook though!

How to make a bootable USB stick for macOS installation

Macs made in 2010 and later do support Internet Recovery. This is very handy if you have to install your operation system again. If you have an older Mac though or a slow internet connetion, a bootable USB stick or SD-card may be a clever idea.

Replace MacBook Pro rubber feet with and without Apple’s help

Your MacBook Pro is very loyal but now lost some rubber feet? This is not a problem, we show you how to replace them.

How to activate TRIM for third party SSDs in your Mac and MacBook

Every third party SSD in you older Mac that you upgraded on your own is not TRIM-supported immediately. Apple allows it, but you have to activate it manually. Here is how.

MacBook Pro 2008 with SSD: A classic already.

A new MacBook is out of reach for your because of a tight budget? You don’t care about a thin design and know how to use a screwdriver? We have a look at the MacBook Pro 2008 and check how usable it is today.

Upgrade MacBook Pro with USB 3.0 via ExpressCard

Sometimes you get lucky and you buy an instant classic without knowing it. This is the case when you own an older MacBook Pro with ExpressCard 34 slot. This makes it possible to upgrade the machine with two USB 3.0 ports.