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  1. M

    Question upgrading mac osx

    i want to upgrade my mac osx to the latest version. in the app store it says i need a 10.8 or later but i have 10.7, how do i make the upgrade? is there a way that i can keep the look and theme of my desktop with out having all the icons with that cartoon look?
  2. LordVile

    Question Rebuilding PC

    Looking for advice on this PC. Broke My PC up and sold it due to me going to Army Training and that ends this month so looking to rebuild in July. Yes I know Ryzen 3000 is out in July and I'll swap out the CPU and board according if it's worth the price. Going for a Good value ITX build here...
  3. AndrewFreedman

    News Apple Announces macOS Catalina

    In macOS Catalina, iTunes is dead, replaced by Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts. Apple Announces macOS Catalina : Read more
  4. AndrewFreedman

    News Apple Unleashes New Mac Pro at WWDC

    Apple unveiled a new Mac Pro at WWDC in an attempt to woo creatives. Apple Unleashes New Mac Pro at WWDC : Read more
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    Question 2012 MacBook Pro 15" Keyboard, including power button not working

    Hi guys, I have a friend’s 2012 MBP 15” model that is showing the folder with question mark. Which is due to a bad hard disk, I can hear it is stuck… that is not a problem. However the keyboard including the power button is not working. When I removed the hard disk and turned it on, it went to...
  6. G

    Question Ipad pro won't connect to laptop

    When my Ipad Pro and laptop is connected it says "not charging" so its recognizing it but its not charging. I'm unable to do anything on things like itunes because of this. How do I fix it, please?
  7. AndrewFreedman

    News Apple MacBook Pros Now Go Up to 8 Cores, Claims Fastest Mac Notebook Ever

    Apple today updated its 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pros with faster and Intel Core processors, which the company says make the devices the fastest Mac notebooks ever. Apple MacBook Pros Now Go Up to 8 Cores, Claims Fastest Mac Notebook Ever : Read more
  8. AndrewFreedman

    News Apple Aiming to Fix MacBook Pro Keyboards with New Materials

    Apple is making changes to the "butterfly mechanism" in its MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air laptop keyboards in an attempt to make the keys more reliable. Apple Aiming to Fix MacBook Pro Keyboards with New Materials : Read more
  9. AndrewFreedman

    Article Supreme Court Rules Apple Anti-trust Lawsuits May Move Forward

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against Apple to allow customers to sue the company for allegedly driving up prices with monopolistic practices. Supreme Court Rules Apple Anti-trust Lawsuits May Move Forward : Read more
  10. L

    Article Report: TSMC Starting Mass Production of Apple A13 Chip This Month

    According to Bloomberg's sources, TSMC has already begun the early test production of Apple's A13 chip expected to appear in the next three iPhone models. Report: TSMC Starting Mass Production of Apple A13 Chip This Month : Read more
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    Question Copy/Paste speed difference: macOS vs. Windows PC

    A friend of mine owns a macOS laptop (CPU: Intel i5, 16GB DDR4, OSX on SSD). He copied a 33GB file from his internal drive to the desktop in about 1 second! I own a Desktop PC (CPU: Intel i7-9700K, 16GB DDR4, Windows 10 x64 on SATA-SSD). I copied a 16GB file from Local Disk C to the Desktop...
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    Question Apple to Pay Qualcomm Over $4.5B In Past Licensing Fees

    In its Q2 earnings report, Qualcomm said that Apple owes the chipmaker between $4.5 and $4.7 billion after the two companies settled their lawsuit in April. Apple to Pay Qualcomm Over $4.5B In Past Licensing Fees : Read more
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    Info Apple Reportedly Snatched Intel's Top 5G Developer Before Qualcomm Settlement

    Leaked email shows that Apple hired Intel's lead developer for 5G technology only a few weeks before the iPhone maker settled the legal battle with Qualcomm. Apple Reportedly Snatched Intel's Top 5G Developer Before Qualcomm Settlement : Read more
  14. LordVile

    MacBook Air vs Surface laptop 2

    Thinking about getting a laptop for light work paired with a desktop for gaming etc. So want a lightweight but capable machine. Would be looking at the bottom spec for either, I am prepared to learn MacOS and I do have an iPhone + Apple Music which are obviously pluses for the MacBook...
  15. M

    Question Basic USB-C to Thunderbolt 3 Question

    Can I connect a Thunderbolt 3 HUB to a MacBook 12" (non-Thunderbolt 3) USB-C port and still have all HUB ports usable (ignoring drop in transfer speed)? HUB in question: OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock https://www.owcdigital.com/products/thunderbolt-3-dock-14-port I know OWC sells USB-C HUB model, but...
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    Question How to Use Apple/iOS Emojis on Windows 10?

    Hi everyone. Does anyone know of any way to use Apple/iOS emojis on Windows 10? I need to use emojis for something, but I think the emojis on Windows 10 are relatively ugly compared to Apple/iOS emojis. Does anyone know of any way at all to use Apple/iOS emojis on Windows 10? Or is there a...
  17. A

    Question 2012 Macbook Air vs more recent Windows laptop

    Hi, I'm in the market for a laptop to work on the go: web browsing, editing in Wordpress, writing in Word, some light Photoshop, watching movies... Nothing too demanding, but it's important that I can do it smoothly. I have the chance to get a 2012 Macbook Air (i5-3427u, 4 GB RAM, 128 SSD) for...
  18. Report: Apple's Not Sure Intel Can Supply 5G iPhone Modems

    Apple is reportedly worried that Intel won't be able to supply enough wireless modems for the launch of its first 5G iPhone in 2020. Read more here. NATHANIEL MOTT @nathanielmott Nathaniel Mott is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers software and hardware component news.
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    Question what operating system is recommended for an unsupported white macbook

    Hello, earlier this week i found my old white macbook laptop that has a cracked screen, i used this laptop back when it came out (i think 2008 or 2009) in those days it was a very fast and efficient laptop (im a windows user now btw). one day the screen broke and i remember it costed like half...
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    Question Macbook pro 2017 storage issue

    So I own MacBook pro-2017, but I have an issue with the storage. The deal is that "system" takes up close to 300 GB of storage (precisely it is 291,21 GB). I have tried several cleaning programmes but nothing seems to work, so I'm asking if I have to do a hard reset of my mac or if there is an...