Category Archives: Apple Mac

How To Print From Mac To Windows Shared Printer

How To print from your Mac to  a Windows shared printer Step for Step.

To print from a Mac running OSX 10.8.5 to a Windows shared printer is really quite easy once you know how to do it but quite difficult if you’re new to all of this sort of stuff. So to start you will need to have a printer shared on your Windows device and have it shared as ldp. This is so the Mac and Windows pc’s can send information between them. After sharing the printer change the shared name to something simple preferably the manufactures name of your printer. For example if you have a canon printer make the shared name for your printer “canon”. Once you have a computer shared, on the Mac open up System Preferences and click on the “Print and...

Should you Repair or Replace your Computer

Is it cheaper to buy new or repair your old computer?

Now days it may be possible to replace your old faulty Laptop or Computer with a new one, as parts have become so cheap it makes replacing the whole device an option. The thing to remember here is that you get what you Pay for so the quality of the parts used on the new device may be of an inferior quality. The main thing to consider here is what is broken and the cost of that repair.
Faulty keyboard Most can be repaired for $100 or less $100
Broken DC jack Worth repairing $130 to $150 $130
Failed hard drive Most common failure in laptops $250
Broken LCD Screen Very common fault approx cost $190 but some models are expensive to repair. $190