Welcome to MacCafé

At MacCafé you will find the latest Apple Macintosh desktop and notebook computers, as well as iPads, iPods and Apple TV. In our showroom, we also have a wide assortment of accessories and supplies to meet all of your computing needs.

Since 1980, we've been serving Toledo area businesses, home users and enthusiasts with professional consultation and advice, expert technical service and certified network support.

 

News

Make Sure to Test Your Backup System with Occasional Restores

Did you know that the word for the irrational fear of Friday the 13th is paraskevidekatriaphobia? Neither did we, but what that supposedly unlucky day is good for—whenever it rolls around—is reminding us to test our backup systems.

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Published: Friday, December 6, 2019 in Category: Tip Jar

Need to Move Lots of Data Between Macs? Try Target Disk Mode

We have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to the number of ways we can move data between Macs. You can send files via AirDrop, attach them to an email message, put them in a Messages conversation, turn on and connect via File Sharing, or use Dropbox or Google Drive as an intermediary, to name just a few of the more obvious approaches.

But what if you have a lot of data—say tens or even hundreds of gigabytes—to transfer from one Mac to another? The techniques listed above might work, but we wouldn’t bet on it. If you had an external hard drive with sufficient free space handy, you could copy all the data to it from one Mac and then copy the data back off to another Mac. To cut the copy time in half, though, try Target Disk Mode instead.​

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Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in Category: MacCafeNews

Be Careful in iOS 13’s Mail App—the Trash Button Is Where Reply Used to Be!

For unknown reasons, Apple redesigned the toolbar in the iOS 13 version of Mail. Such things happen, but this time, Apple made a big mistake and moved Mail’s Trash button to where its Reply button used to be.

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Published: Friday, November 29, 2019 in Category: Tip Jar

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