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MAC LEARN ATLANTA

Tech Support, Training and Data recovery for your Apple products in Atlanta

Mac Learn Services

Mac Learn specializes in providing Tech Support and Training for a wide variety of Apple products.
I can help you with your Macs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch and most of the software made by Apple.
If you’re in the Atlanta area, I can meet with you at your home, business, or at a coffee shop.

TECH SUPPORT

Trouble-shooting for malfunctioning Macs,
iPhones and iPads

Software Tech Support for macOS, iOS
and many 3rd party applications

Malware Removal for Mac

Clean-up & Optimization for
Mac, iPhone and iPad

Hard Drive Replacements

TRAINING

Mac, iPhone and iPad training

Training for Photos & iMovie

Training for Microsoft Office apps such as
Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Training for Photoshop & Lightroom Classic

Training for GarageBand & Logic Pro X

DATA RECOVERY

Data Recovery for
External drives
(PC or Mac formatted)

Data Recovery for a Macbook or Macbook Pro

Data recovery for an iMac or Mac mini

Broken iPhone or iPad

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Who we are

My name is Ian Van Slyke and I’m the owner of Mac Learn.

I’m an Apple Certified Pro with over 25 years of experience working with Apple products.
I started working with Apple products in the early 90’s, and then went to work at the Apple Store at Lenox Mall as a trainer for over 4 years. In 2014, I started Mac Learn as a business so that I could help people directly at their home, business or organization.

Over the last 15 years, I’ve worked with hundreds of customers both as an Apple employee and then as a business owner. Whatever problem you need to solve, I’ve usually helped somebody resolve a similar issue in the past.
Give me a call if you have any questions about my services, and I’ll do my best to make sure you’re fully satisfied.

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IAN VAN SLYKE

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Mac Learn service area

We can meet you at your home, business or coffee shop in the greater Atlanta area in the following locations:

AlpharettaAtlantaBuckheadBrookhavenDecaturJohns CreekMariettaMidtownRoswellSandy SpringsVinings

If you are outside of this area, we may still be able to meet with you, but you’ll need to call to make special arrangements.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 10am to 8pm
Saturday: Noon to 6pm
Sunday: Noon to 6pm

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LATEST GOOGLE REVIEWS:

MAC LEARN has maintained a 5 Star rating ever since opening in 2014
Click here to view all of Mac Learn’s Google reviews

Bill Rouse

Was very impressed with Ian’s knowledge of my computer and his ability to resolve the problems I was having with my 6 year old Apple! Would strongly recommend Ian’s services to anyone having issues or questions about their Apple computer. It was also nice not having to take my computer into a computer “repair shop”, but rather have the “computer doctor” actually make a house call to ultimately diagnose and fix the problems I was having with my computer in my home!. Thank you, Dr. Ian!!!

Barbara Martin

When I heard that Ian had been a “creative” at the Apple store, I knew I had to give him a try. And best yet, he came to me, so no waiting at the store. He is not only articulate, patient, reasonable in price and a pleasure to work with, he knows his stuff. Then when out of town and needing help, it was no problem to have him work with me while he viewed my computer remotely. He has helped me with the issues I call about and then so much more. Since I did not grow up with computers, Ian has helped take much frustration out of the tech world for me and I highly recommend him.

Scott Ewing

I’m an old, grey haired guy who just doesn’t understand computers, but I needed someone to teach me how to use a Mac and fix a few computer related issues…I was in need of help when I came across Ian’s name, saw that he was local and contacted him with my problem. Ian responded almost immediately and we set up a time to meet. Ian was punctual, articulate, patient and took the time needed for me to feel comfortable with my new computer. Ian doesn’t talk like a “computer person.” He uses language that is easy to follow and understand. I have scheduled several sessions with Ian, and each time I have been more than 100% satisfied with each learning session. I highly recommend Ian and “Mac Learn” for any and all computer related issues you may have…Big or small…Ian is the guy for you!

RECENT NEWS:

Apple has recently released a new 13 inch MacBook Pro for 2020. The big news here is that this new MacBook Pro has a new “Magic” keyboard. The last couple of years, the MacBook Pro has been getting plenty of criticism for it’s noisy and flawed “Scissors” keyboard design. Apple finally got the message and has added a much improved keyboard along with some nice performance enhancements. Faster processors, double the storage, and better battery life. The thing to really pay attention to is the difference between the two different processors you can get with this new MacBook Pro. The base $1299 model gets you an 8th generation Intel Core i5 Processor, while the more expensive $1799 model comes with an 10th generation Intel Core processor. If you’re doing anything with graphics, video or music production work, the 10th generation processor makes a big difference.

new MacBook Pro

Apple recently released Logic Pro 10.5, a very big update to their professional music production software. It introduces some big new features and workflow enhancements, making it the biggest update to Logic Pro X in many years. It introduces a new Live Loop feature, which is very reminiscent of the way music software such as Ableton Live and Bitwig Studio operate. There is two new samplers introduced which replace the long-time EXS24 sampler that has been a part of Logic for decades. There is a brand Step Sequencer, improved Drum Machine designer, a ton of new content, support for Novation launchpad, and much more. There is a lot of new stuff to learn. If you need any help, I’m a Logic Pro certified trainer and available to provide training in person or remotely.

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