MacVoices #17080: Road to Macstock – Tom Schmidt On Having Your Mac Repaired

Tom Schmidt drops in on the Road to Macstock to talk about when and how to have your Mac repaired. You would think that would be a simple question, but Tom talks about why it you need to think about who turn your machine over to, where the repair parts are coming from, and what your options are. Should you automatically update Flash? Be concerned about static electricity? Tom tell us why he answers “yes” to these questions.

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Tom Schmidt has been using and supporting Apple products since 1986 and is the the manager of The MacGuys+, a member of the Apple Consultants Network outside Minneapolis, Minnesota. Previous to that he was the senior service technician at FirstTech in Minneapolis for 20 years, Apple’s first dealer outside California until it went out of business in 2014. He has done some writing for mymac.com and occasionally guests on several podcasts, including the MyMac Podcast, Three Geeky Ladies, and TechFan. Tom and his daughter Katie live in New Hope and enjoy movies, the zoo, museums, are huge Minnesota sports fans, and also enjoy all the other fun things Minnesota has to offer. In his spare time Tom also takes part in improv comedy and serves his community as chairman of the planning commission. You can follow him on Twitter.

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