Adobe Creative Cloud Alternatives

We’ve had a love/hate relationship with Adobe going back many years. When we sold $100k per year they were great, but as soon as we started Servicemax, we realised that they have a very different attitude towards smaller dealers. Basically as a smaller dealer...

Support- Who Does What?

People often ask how we can offer an ‘unlimited’ plan for support that includes both remote and onsite support, so I’m here to spill the secrets. It’s also a handy guide to how we make decisions on how to fix things… The Prime Directive...

Unifi Cloud Key Can’t Connect to Cloud

My own Cloud Key Gen2 Plus had a problem recently, and would not show up in my dashboard at ubnt.com and locally said ‘managed by other’ I could still log in locally but could not upgrade firmware etc. Because I’ve been having problems with my DNS...

Mac Pro 2013 Upgrading SSD

First some background- the ‘trash can’ Mac Pro from 2013 has not been upgraded much over the years. In fact the only thing that I can remember is that the internal SSDs basically doubled in speed very early on. Early versions had around 800MB/s transfer,...

How to Free up Space on Your Mac- 2017

This is one of the most popular posts we have, especially now that low capacity SSDs are everywhere. It’s been updated from the 2013 version to reflect the current state of play with tips for Sierra etc. Enjoy!   This article came about because of a client...

State of The Mac 2017- Updated August 2017

We like Macs, but there are some er, less desirable models in the line up- so If you’re buying a new Mac this year, what specs to recommend? This post was originally written in March 2017, and since then Apple has updated many of the models- I have updated each of the...