Should You Repair or Replace Your Mac?

When it comes to deciding whether to repair or replace your Mac, there are a few things to consider. My general rule is to buy a new Macbook Pro (MBP) if it's not capable of running the applications you need. If your MBP is more than five years old, it may not be worth repairing it, unless it contains important documents or photos that you want to recover. Once a Mac is on Apple's list of obsolete products, you have little chance of repairing it if something goes wrong.

If your laptop is broken or damaged and you take it to the nearest Apple repair shop, you'll be charged a high price for the repair due to the expiration of the warranty. It might be worth looking into a repair program if your Mac was included in part of a recall because of the problem you're having. Be sure to compare the estimated cost of repairs with the price of a new or used MacBook the next time you send a device in for repair. This will help you decide whether spending money to improve your Mac might be smarter than buying a new one.

Macs come at a high price, so it's understandable that many Mac users want to postpone replacing them for as long as they can. In conclusion, when deciding whether to repair or replace your Mac, consider the age of your device, the cost of repairs compared to buying a new one, and if there are any recall programs available. If you're still unsure, consult an expert for advice.

Erma Paulk
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