🔥 Black Friday Deals Now Live On All Apple Macs 🔥

David Hardy

Our Black Friday Deals are now live! 

We have deals running as a presale this week which is proving very popular so if you have your eye on anything, now is the time to hit buy! Don't delay as stock is moving very quickly.

Black Friday is popular across the country, in particular when it comes to tech!

There are great deals to be had and because our prices are competitive all year round, with the added Black Friday Discount you really are getting a bargain! 

As always we have our 12 month warranty on all of our MacBooks, iMacs and Mac Mini's to give you extra peace of mind.

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Use the code 10BF at checkout this week only! 

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Optimise Storage Space on your MacBook

David Hardy

There are some great tips available on how you can optimise storage space for your MacBook. If you are ever unsure or may need a little support, we are always on hand to offer that. Restored Macs need looking after. It is really important to find ways in which you can best do this routinely to get the most from your MacBook.

How do I Optimise Storage Space?

From the Apple menu button in the corner of your screen, select ‘About This Mac’. This will then give you the option to click on ‘Storage’. This will estimate the amount of both used and available storage space you have available. When this is calculated, it will offer you a visual breakdown in different segments. These will all represent different categories or files.

Optimise Storage Space

From this point, you should click on the ‘Manage’ button. This will open the storage management window which should look like this. To begin optimising storage space for your MacBook, choose from the features such as ‘Store in iCloud’, ‘Optimise Storage’ and ‘Reduce Clutter’.

Optimising Storage Space

 

Each will take you through options to reduce any unnecessary elements, taking up space on your MacBook. Feeling cleansed? As you go through these options, it is important that you carefully consider how you use your MacBook. Make sure that the programmes and elements that you need are easily accessible.

This is not an exercise in making life harder for yourself. Instead, it is something that you should do routinely to make your MacBook work smarter for you. You can measure your progress (or success) in optimising space by referring back to the amount of ‘available’ space shown.

Need more help? There are also other ways in which you can free up space. Music, movies and podcasts can take up a lot of storage on your computer. Make sure that ones that you do not intend keeping are regularly deleted.

We are not always aware of the files that we have on our computer. Regularly review these to make sure that not needed files and downloads are removed. Don’t forget to empty your recycle bin and keep everything up to date.

Investing a little time into this process will offer you great reward. You will get more from your MacBook, and it will work more efficiently for you. Move unused files to external storage. This is a really smart way of systematically clearing files that you may need to reference but do not need on your MacBook. We offer repairs and servicing on all Macs as well as being an independent Mac seller. Contact us anytime via message or call us on 01625 415 088.

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Looking After your Reconditioned MacBook Battery

David Hardy

There are different terms used for a reconditioned MacBook. Some may refer to it as refurbished but both words mean the same. Essentially it is a more affordable and eco-friendlier alternative to buying new. When you get to know the team at CheshireMacs, you will be instantly assured in our approach and commitment to the success of this process.

Choosing a Reconditioned MacBook

We are here to help. We will listen to what you need, your usage and will guide you to make the right decision that matches your budget requirements. It is important that you feel confident in your selection, so our friendly team are here to help you.

Once you have made your selection, it is important that you are equipped to best look after your MacBook. Battery life is a large part of this, and this information will help you to get the most from your MacBook.

The batteries found in Macs are lithium-ion technology. These have been selected by Apple due to their high-power density and long lifespan. As you will be aware, the effectiveness of any battery is reduced over time. This is why it is so important to be aware of how to take care of your MacBooks battery.

Our Top Tips:

Li-ion batteries are more flexible than other, older batteries. However, it can be affected if left with no charge or full charge for longer periods of time.

  • Regular use is important
  • Try to let your battery complete at least a couple of discharge cycles each week
  • Don’t always plug your MacBook into your AC Adapter (as allowing discharge cycles is important to elongate the battery life)
  • If you are storing your MacBook, make sure it is not left either with zero charge or full charge

Rest assured that keeping on top of this will help your battery life. Setting regular and simple routines from the start is a great idea. Have you got questions about buying a refurbished MacBook? Get in touch today by calling our helpful team on 01625 415088.

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