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Forum discussion tagged with Apple.
  1. J4CoB1

    Question Which MacBook to get?

    Hi guys, my friend has decided to get a MacBook which he will get for university which will involve just a lot of writing. There are two MacBooks which he is deciding between and one of them is the 2019 and other is the 2020 one. 2019- Operating system MacOS Mojave (10.14) PERFORMANCE...
  2. Y

    [SOLVED] iMac 2006 5,2 won't boot after hdd replacement, nothing boots

    Hello everyone. If you have read the thread's title, it may sound familiar as there are a ton of articles or questions about it but I haven't found anything that works. This is the situation: iMac 5,2 2005. 2Gb RAM, osx Lion, 160Gb HDD. I decided to upgrade the old hdd and got a 240Gb Kigston...
  3. A

    Question Should I Wait to Buy a Macbook Pro 16 w/ 11th Gen Intel Processors?

    Settled on the MBP 16 as my new computer, however i'm wondering if I should wait till they announce new hardware in Sep/Oct before pulling the trigger? Was hoping there would be some kind of announcement at WWDC but they just teased more intel stuff for later in the year. I'm not pressed for...
  4. System32_76

    Question Creating A Script For Adjusting Laptop Screen Brightness? Linux Mint 19.3

    I'm running Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon on a 2009 Macbook Pro. The only thing the Power Manager is recognizing concerning brightness is the laptop keyboard (Macbook feature), not the actual display. Currently, I have this "xrandr" argument/command assigned to the F1 and F2 keys, the keys for...
  5. Alter103

    Question Would Toshiba S55 Series laptop operate ECC ram?

    Hello dear forumers. My Toshiba S55D-5383 laptop has DDR3 2x4GB 1600 Non-ECC 1.35v rams installed. I need to upgrade memory and the max is 16gb, thus 2x8GB needed. I see affordable options with Apple Rams, specifically Apple SO-DIMM DDR3 1867MHz 2x8GB ECC ( Product code: MLFY2G/A ). Upon...
  6. D

    Question Xeon W2140B vs AMD options

    So, I have a friend who is looking at getting the 2017 iMac Pro with the 8 core processor. After some research, I found that the chip in the system is the Xeon W2140B. I am attempting to convince him to purchase and build his own windows PC. Regardless of the system, it will be used as a...
  7. B

    Question RAM Upgrade MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011)

    Hello! The task of improving my parents' MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) has been thrust upon me. I've got two 4GBs of RAM that I've salvaged from a broken computer, and I'm planning on installing it into my parents' laptop, to upgrade it from 4GBs to 8GBs. These are the two pieces of salvaged...
  8. A

    [SOLVED] 2008 iMac Won't Boot Up(Can't Install Snow Leopard)

    I am working on a 2008 iMac. When I tried to boot it up the bar took forever to go accross the screen. When it did finally become a full bar it did not boot up, it just stayed there. I shut it down and tried to start it up again. I waited and waited for it to boot up it just would not boot up...
  9. N

    Question 2014~ Macbook Pro Randomly Shuts Down, but ONLY in OSX

    My macbook has had an issue when I boot into OSX where it will randomly shut off from 1 ~ 5 minutes and is random every time. I tried taking it into the apple store to be fixed but they had no idea what the issue could be and suggested I factory reset it to fix it. I did this and it did not...
  10. Y

    Question Which laptop better for video editing?

    My bro is looking for a laptops that could perform video editing well, I will list out some options, i had look into specs but i don't know if a U series intel really worth to buy: Macbook Pro 13 inches (16 inches too expensive...) i5 xxxx, intergrated gpu? 700 USD Dell inspiron 7591 i7-9750H...
  11. T

    Question Macbook Air model A1466 won't boot up

    My macbook air model a1466 recently displayed a warning telling me to replace the battery. It then went on to shut down and never boot up since (no startup chime or anything on screen). I then replaced the battery, but it still won't boot up, i tried resetting the SCM successfully, but that...
  12. J

    Question Looking for full size, Mac compatible keyboard for grandparents

    My grandparents purchased an iMac last summer and have so far been pleased with it, but they have now enlisted me to find them a larger keyboard because the one they give you is a little dainty for my grandpa's large hands. Only problem is I'm not well-versed in the world of keyboards outside of...
  13. L

    Question Will my computer run this monitor

    Hello, I know this is a silly question probably but I just had to be sure before I "jump the gun" I have a late 2014 Mac mini (i5 4278u 2.6ghz model with 8gb of ddr3 1600 ram) and I currently use a 34" LG ultra wide. I have the opportunity to purchase the Samsung 49" ultra wide (this one...
  14. R

    Question iPad A1489 Digitizer replacement

    I use an iPad mini 2, I can not find any replacer for my digitizer anywhere. Those available are one pin, mine is two separate sets of pins. What is the second pin for? And can I go ahead and fix the digitizer with one pin. Will it work?
  15. N

    Question i got ipad mini 2 and i need to unlock

    i have a old ipad mini 2 and i reset it and it got unlocked, i dont know the email and password,the bill and box associated with the device, how to unlock it? somebody please help me with this
  16. J

    [SOLVED] Android to Iphone switch, need some information.

    If you don't want to see the opening go to the next paragraph. Hi Guys, been looking at the newer apple products recently and have been swayed to at least try an iPhone out. I have always been a die hard Android fan, but recently looking deeper into the grasp that google has on me I find myself...
  17. M

    Question two step authentication change

    how can i take off two step authentication on the iphone? i know it make it less secure but it's also preventing me from logging in on my other device. it asks me the the authentication code but it doesn't give me the option to type it in, which is why i want to remove it. i've tried going...
  18. M

    Question iphone 4s to iphone 8 transfer

    how can i transfer all my text messages that i have on my iphone 4s to my iphone 8? i'm looking to transfer every message i've send on my on iphone 4s to my iphone 8
  19. ceriumin

    [SOLVED] Iphone SE battery dead?

    My friend currently has an Iphone SE and she is trying to fix an issue that had occured for the last 2 days. The apple logo and white screen is shown on the phone for a few seconds and the phone completely switches off. This happened 2 days ago, however today, the phone showed the 'no battery'...
  20. EmanuelDood

    [SOLVED] Macbook Pro booting windows undesirably

    So I bought a new SSD for my main desktop and I decided to upgrade a Macbook Pro 2010 I have laying around. I formated the SSD I was gonna install on the MBP (of course) and as I turned it on, it just started windows unsuccessfully, as expected. My intend was just to use the SSD instead of the...