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Perhaps you need more hard drive space or require more RAM to run a new piece of software. Want to clear some space on your desk by upgrading to a flat-screen monitor or downsizing to a smaller printer? Let Mac Doctor give your Mac a facelift. We’ll recommend and install hardware to meet your needs and your budget.

If you upgrade to the latest OS X, will your applications be compatible? Is it worth upgrading? We can give you the skinny and take care of the job for you so you don’t have to suffer from untimely and costly snags and incompatibilities.

Not sure what to upgrade or if you need to upgrade? Ask yourself some of the questions below, and then talk with Mac Doctor.

Upgrades of the operating system, applications, and other software can often wreak havoc on drivers and applications on your Mac. You may experience errors and crashes. Consult with Mac Doctor to find out what will be affected and how to solve it. Then we’ll perform the upgrade for you! But upgrades can also extend the life of your Mac. We know when it’s worth upgrading and when it’s not.

Upgrade Considerations

  1. Hard drive

  2. RAM

  3. DVD/CD drive

  4. Airport card

  1. Upgrade to any version of OS X (10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.11, 10.11, 10.12 Sierra)

  2. Microsoft Office

  3. iLife (Photos, iMovie, iTunes, etc.)

  4. Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)

  5. Third-party applications and

  6. plug-ins

Hardware Upgrades


  1. Exactly what do I need to upgrade?

  2. Do I need to or should I upgrade to the latest OS X or iOS?

  3. Should I buy the latest iPhone or iPad?

  4. How do I upgrade to iCloud?

  5. Will all my applications still work if I upgrade the operating system?

  6. Do I need more RAM?

  7. Do I need a larger hard drive or install a flash/solid-state hard drive?

  8. What is the best way to add more storage?

  9. Do I need a new printer?

  10. How can I make my Mac last another two years?

  11. Is my Mac worth fixing or should I invest that money in a new computer?

  1. Monitor

  2. Printer

  3. Keyboard

  4. Mouse

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