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Fixing a Retina MacBook Pro that doesn't turn on

What's wrong with this MacBook? This MacBook was sent to us for our MacBook Logic Board Repair Service in Austin because it didn't turn on. How can we fix the issue? Initial diagnosis First, we start off by observing that it pulls 200mA from the charger. This indicates that it has either a short on […]

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A1466 Macbook Air logic board repair in Austin - short circuit case.

We offer Macbook repair in Austin from our storefront - come visit us anytime! Let's go over another Macbook Repair here - an A1466 that is not turning on. This Macbook Air is giving us a green light on the charger, which tells us that PP3V42_G3H is present. PP3V42_G3H is what allows the onewire circuit […]

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Macbook logic board repair case - power cycling due to PP5V_S4 short

One of the things I've taken pride in for many years is doing Macbook logic board repair at our store in Manhattan, rather than sending it out to another company like was done eras ago. You can see a video of that below. Here, we had a machine that was missing PPBUS_G3H, and PP3V42_G3H. PP3V42_G3H […]

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Why the Lenovo Retro Thinkpad 25 is a piece of junk.

Why we loved the Thinkpad. The Thinkpad was a special machine, as I've explained three years ago when discussing my disappointment with modern Thinkpads. Thinkpad interfaces allowed me to avoid moving my hand away from the keyboard to move the cursor. The anti-glare screen added to my viewing comfort. The keyboard layout felt like "home" - […]

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How to buy a hot air station for laptop & cellphone repair.

How do you make a choice? Why do hot air stations range from $50 to $1800 and what makes them different? How do I pick the right one for me? I've bought the wrong equipment and I use these tools every day in a professional environment. I will walk you through EVERYTHING I wish I knew […]

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Our store's location

No appointment is necessary - come by during our open hours and we are happy to help you! The Rossmann Group – Manhattan 2410 San Antonio St Austin, TX 78705 (347) 552-2258 Monday-Friday – 11 AM to 7 PM Saturday-Sunday 12 PM to 4 PM

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Retina Macbook Pro Repair - we're ready for it!

The Retina Macbook Pro is not a simple machine to repair. The Retina Macbook Pro is touted as being an unrepairable laptop. We don't think it's unrepairable, but it certainly is a pain in the ass! Today I'd like to go over a few common issues that repair shops will face when working on a […]

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How to craft a warranty policy that suits your business.

Let's look at why having a clear warranty policy is important. Click here for a review of a good local business. Prior to reading this, to put it in proper context, I would suggest you check out this article on how Apple has admitted manufacturing faulty power buttons on the IPhone 5, in addition to […]

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