Author: “Mac”

  • Some MacBook Keyboard Repairs are harder than others

    A lot of techs and companies like to put their best foot forward and try to convince you that they are perfect all the time, but I have built this company under a different kind of vision…. honesty. I would rather talk about how I overcame a difficult situation than try to convince you that…

  • Seniors and Perception of Tech

    I have been teaching seniors how to use tech for a very long time, slightly more than 20 years. (Longer if you consider the tech support as well as offical training) One of the things that I have noted is how Seniors and Perception of Tech is very different from everyone else. They are totally…

  • The case of the historic Macintosh data recovery

    Now and then people bring me interesting cases. Some I win some I don’t. In this case, someone brought me vintage and I mean vintage Mac Color Classic that was having boot issues. The client needed me to recover the old plays he wrote. Dead no power So the first thing an Apple technician (Honestly…

  • Senior iPad classes: A Senior-Friendly Learning Environment

    Try our Senior iPad classes, In a world where technology evolves at the speed of light, it can be daunting for seniors to keep up, especially with devices like iPads. However, at MacMason Training and Repairs, we believe that age should never be a barrier to embracing technology. Our Seniors iPad classes for seniors are…

  • Understanding the Challenges Faced by Seniors with Computers

    In today’s fast-paced digital world, computers are a gateway to a wealth of information and connectivity. However, for many seniors, navigating this technology can be a daunting task. At MacMason Training and Repairs, we’ve observed three primary reasons why seniors often find it challenging to use computers. Understanding these challenges is the first step in…

  • How to Troubleshoot Common Mac Issues

    Encountering issues with your Mac can be frustrating, especially if you’re not very familiar with technology. But fear not! Many common problems with Mac computers are surprisingly easy to fix. In this post, we’ll walk through some basic troubleshooting steps that anyone can follow. These tips come from the desk of Kevin “Mac” Mason, a…

  • Unveiling the Magic of Photoshop: A Beginner’s Class

    Discover the World of Digital Creativity with MacMason Welcome to MacMason’s Photoshop Basics class, where the world of digital creativity is at your fingertips! Whether you’re new to technology or have been hesitant to explore the artistic possibilities of your Mac, this one-hour class is tailored just for you. Designed specifically for beginners and seniors,…

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Using Krita with XPen Tablets

    Welcome to the world of digital art, where creativity meets technology! In today’s post, we’re diving into an exciting journey – learning how to use Krita, a powerful and versatile open-source painting program, with XPen drawing tablets. This guide is especially crafted for those who are new to the digital art scene or Mac users…

  • Exploring Word Processors on Mac: A Guide for Beginners

    Navigating the world of word processors on a Mac can be overwhelming, especially for those new to technology or Macs. Whether you’re drafting a letter, creating a flyer, or writing your memoirs, there’s a tool that fits your needs. In this post, we’ll explore various word processors available on a Mac, keeping it simple and…

  • Embracing Technology with Ease

    At MacMason Training and Repairs, we understand that technology can be daunting, especially for those who didn’t grow up with it. This is why we’ve tailored our training programs to cater specifically to seniors, ensuring that learning about technology is not just easy, but also enjoyable. Personal Training: A Customized Approach Our personal training sessions,…