828.406.5826         Jim Latendresse


$120/hour, billed in 1/4 hour increments.
I charge for travel time. I offer fixed prices for specific services (see below).
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Excellence. That was the standard that Steve Jobs demanded from his team and himself when they created the Macintosh Computer. I hold myself to that same standard.
I am motivated to understand your issue and resolve it.
I do not sell hardware or software.
I make recommendations and solve problems.
Fixed Prices:
  • Upgrade a Macintosh laptop with a standard SATA drive to a SSD (solid state drive): $150.00.
  • Upgrade a Macintosh iMac with a standard SATA drive to a SSD: $200.00. This includes a mounting bracket needed for an SSD to be installed in an iMac.
An SSD drive is not included in the above prices. Drives range from $75.00 to $300.00, depending on size and quality. Check out Amazon.com and see what is available.

Cleaning an infected Mac generally takes an hour, depending on the amount of data on the Mac. Check out the
Malware and Trojans page to see software I use.

If you have given remote control to your Mac to someone in India through calling one of the 800-Scam numbers, you may wish to have your Mac throughly cleaned.