How to choose between a MacBook or Windows PC as a student?

How to choose between a MacBook or Windows PC as a student?

When choosing between Mac and Windows PCs for educational purposes, students should consider major-specific software requirements, budget constraints, personal ecosystem preferences, future-proofing considerations, and university guidelines. The article highlights several points to consider before purchasing your next laptop.
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Apple Trade-In vs ManMade Cycle Trade-In: Maximising the Value of Your Old Devices

In a rapidly evolving tech landscape, our devices become obsolete far too quickly. Trading in these old gadgets seems like an obvious choice, but where do we get the best deal? While Apple offers a Trade-In program, it doesn’t necessarily guarantee the highest value.
How to create a dual monitor setup on Mac and Windows?

How to create a dual monitor setup on Mac and Windows?

For people who work from home, integrating additional monitors to their workstations has been an especially attractive option to make the best use of their time and desktop space. 
Apple Far Out event (iPhone 14, Apple Watch 8, Airpods Pro)

Apple Far Out event (iPhone 14, Apple Watch 8, Airpods Pro)

It is that time of the year again that Apple users look most forward to, this year’s Far Out event may even have been even more enticing as before, given the much-anticipated new redesign of the iPhone 14 Pro models, new lineup of regular iPhone 14s, new reiterations of the Apple Watch, new AirPods Pro, exciting new device features such as car crash detection and so forth.
Mac OS vs Windows: Which is Better for Students?

Mac OS vs Windows: Which is Better for Students?

Mac OS and Windows are two of the most popular operating systems in the world, but which one is better for students?
Best MacBook for Graphic Desginer?

Best MacBook for Graphic Desginer?

 As technology narrowed the disparities between the rivaling operating systems, many designers still favour MacBooks compared to Windows, owing to tradition and the Mac’s reliability, as well as the availability of exclusive applications such as Sketch – apart from also looking visibly nicer than any other type of computer, which we think might be important to a bunch of people whose jobs quite literally require them to pay attention to such factors.
Mac OS Venture vs Monterey ManMade Cycle

Comparing MacOS Ventura against MacOS Monterey. Is It Worth the Upgrade?

If you're a Mac user, then you've probably heard about the new version of MacOS coming out this Fall, MacOS 13 Ventura. MacOS Ventura will be compatible with most 2017 Macs excluding the MacBook Air models from 2017. In this article, we will explore some of the features of the upcoming MacOS 13 Ventura and compare it against its predecessor, MacOS 12 Monterey.
Liquid Damaged MacBook. What to do next?

Liquid Damaged MacBook. What to do next?

Liquid damage is usually split into two main categories: non-acidic liquid damage and acidic liquid damage. Non-acidic liquids such as mineral water and coffee are the most common causes of liquid damage and don’t often pose too much difficulty in repair. View more through the article!
Windows or Mac OS is better?

Windows or Mac OS is better?

To tackle the age-old conflict between Mac and Windows, we have come up with a list of pros and cons for each of the respective operating systems.
iPhone 14 Rumours | ManMade Cycle

iPhone 14 Leaks, Rumours, Released Date

Apple is set to release the all-new iPhone 14 sometime around September this year despite all the current major supply chain disruptions happening in the world right now. With the release of the latest iPhone being just around the corner, it begs us to question what the latest rumours are surrounding the iPhone 14 that we know of as of now. *Image credit to Unbox Therapy  
Refurbished Devices vs New, which one is better?

Refurbished Devices vs New, which one is better?

Refurbished products are basically products that been through a thorough cleaning and restoration process to ensure that it looks good as new. Nowadays, the refurbishing process has been better than ever before, thanks to the introduction of modern technology that enhances the cleaning process.
Apple Pay Later is affecting Afterpay and ZIP

How Apple Pay Later is impacting Afterpay and other BNPL Provider?

In the opening of WWDC 2022, Apple has also announced its buy now, pay later service; Apple Pay Later which allows any purchases as long as Apple Pay is accepted. This gives leeway for Apple users to pay for their purchases in up to 4 payments over 6 weeks, at 0% interest. The payments can be managed via the Wallet app
What do we know about the new MacBook Air ?

What do we know about the new MacBook Air ?

This followed by Apple announcing the all-new MacBook Air 2022 that runs on an M2 chip, that comes in space gray, starlight, midnight, or silver. 
Refurbished MacBook Guide

Refurbished MacBook Guide

Choosing your next MacBook for your work or casual use, it may be a tough and lengthy decision for us as consumers. One of the benefit for purchasing refurbished Mac is that you will be able to save a ton of money.
Cyber Security Malware and Prevention

Cyber Security Malware and Prevention

Cyber security crimes and scams have been rampant recently and it has rose by 13% in this year alone in Australia. Among the top industries that are affected by cyber security breaches in Australia include, financial services, education, and healthcare, mainly due to their vast and valuable data that they have. Examples of cyber security crimes include, identity theft, phishing, ransomware, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and so on.
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Apple Self Service Repair Available Now

Apple announced the availability of Self Service Repair; a service that provides repair manuals along with genuine Apple parts and tools through their Self Service Repair Store. Self Service Repair Stores went live in the United States and are planning to expand to additional countries later in the year, starting with European countries, and Australia. 

iPhone 14: Leaks and Rumours that we know so far

Since we nearing towards the end of the cycle of the iPhone 13, now may be a great time to catch up on the latest leaks and rumours surrounding the iPhone 14 lineup that are available as of now, according to some reputable analysts.  
Apple 30W Compact GaN Charger

Apple 30W Compact GaN Charger

Since CES2020, Gallium Nitride (GaN) chargers have been slowly climbing its way into popularity. Rightfully so, as this charger is made from the same material that was used to create the first LED lights, blue lasers, and first fully coloured LED displays that were visible in broad daylight – and is even expected to replace regular silicon chargers soon.

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IT Asset Disposition Article

E-waste and Asset Disposition

While we are living in the golden age of technology and climate destruction, one of the biggest environmental threats facing Australia right now – and often gets overlooked is electronic waste or e-waste.

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Apple Trade-In vs. ManMade Trade-In: How Are They Different? (2023)

In the ever-evolving world of technology, trading in old devices for newer models or simply for a financial return is becoming increasingly popular. Two notable entities in this sphere are Apple's Trade-In service and ManMade Cycle's Trade-In platform. Their policies and benefits, however, differ in several significant ways.
How to Remove Your Personal Data Before You Sell, Give Away, Trade-In, or Recycle Your Mac

How to Remove Your Personal Data Before You Sell, Give Away, Trade-In, or Recycle Your Mac

Before parting ways with your beloved Mac, it's essential to ensure your personal data is completely erased. Not doing so can leave sensitive information at risk of falling into the wrong hands. Here's a comprehensive guide on how to remove your personal data from a Mac
Is it safe to buy a refurbished MacBook Air?

Is it safe to buy a refurbished MacBook Air?

Learn the key factors to consider, such as purchasing from reputable sellers, choosing Apple Certified Refurbished products, inspecting the device, and comparing prices. Make an informed decision and get the best deal on your next MacBook Air purchase.

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Best Apple Deals in Australia

Best Apple Deals in Australia

Looking for an upgrade? There are many physical or online stores that allow you to browse and purchase your MacBook, iPhone, iPad or any Apple products online. Visit now to find out more Apple deals and discounts!

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Junior Device Tester

Join our dynamic team as a Device Tester and make an impact by ensuring the highest quality standards for MacBook, PC, iPhone, and iPad devices. Apply your analytical skills, attention to detail, and passion for technology to help shape the future of ManMade Cycle. Don't miss this exciting opportunity - apply now and elevate your career!