Forum discussion tagged with mac.
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    Question A PRO-DULENT case DUNE

    What do you guys think about this new case by this company DUNE? looks like a Mac, I think apple should seriously look at this
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    Question Surface scan of Mac mini hard drive using linux badblocks?

    I am not a Mac person, yet I was asked to fix a Mac Mini. It starts the boot process but eventually reports that there was an error in the boot process and reboots. It was reported that the unit was dropped. I suspect the hard drive has bad blocks. I removed the hard drive and made it into...
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    Question 5.1 surround gives me trouble in VLC

    Hi, I use VLC for playing movies on my Macbook, and have a problem when I reproduce 5.1 files. With some files the channels mix up and the center comes out of the right surround and the left surround from the lfe. And I found that changing the numbers of the speakers from the Audio Midi Setup of...
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    Hello, i have a mac book with an i7 (4 x 2.66 ghz) and 8gb of ram. I put windows 7 on the computer and used the latest bootcamp drivers. I dont have the typical issues as other people, my sound works and my graphics driver doesnt crash. The only issues i experience is when playing the sims 4...
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    Question Is it better to run MacOS Mojave off an external SSD or off the included Fusion Drive?

    I just got a new 5k iMac. For specific reasons (living in a third world country and restricted time as i was on vacations) I had to get the 27 inch 5k base model. I did a 32 gb ram upgrade and bought an external ssd. Im currently running Mojave off the ssd with no problems, everything is pretty...
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    Question Old MacBook Pro won’t start.

    It was working fine until I left it sitting for about 9-10 months, now when I press the power button nothing happens. I’ve already put in a new battery and reset the PRAM and SMC. I got a new laptop about 6 years ago to replace this one. I didn’t get around to trying to sell the old one for...
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    Question Mac excel file won't open on my PC

    Not sure if this is the right place to ask this question or even the right forum, but everyone here has always given me sound advice, so this is where I will start. I hired a teenager to do some data entry for me. I gave here a thumb drive with an excel file which was formatted to calculate $$...
  8. Question iMac OSX Storage - Partition Issue - Case/Non-Case Sensitive Issue

    Hello there guys, My mother has an iMac from a few years ago and it's been going fine but there's been some issues with it over the last year. She got it from our IT guy who I'll call John. John bought the iMac originally and put windows on it. When he gave it to my mother, she wanted OSX back...
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    Question So I have a $100 budget(tight budget I know). I'm playing on Mac and I really wanna increase my frames. What kind of GPUs should I get?

    I'm ok with going a little bit over my budget but not too much. I found this GPU within my budget on Amazon: MSI Gaming GeForce GT 710 2GB GDRR3 64-bit HDCP Support DirectX 12 OpenGL 4.5 Single Fan Low Profile Graphics Card (GT 710 2GD3 LP) and Gigabyte GV-N1030OC-2GI Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 OC...
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    Question site can't be reached. Connection is not private

    I need help with this asap. This never happened to me for many years but started happening recently on my Mac. Internet connection is all good when i'm home but when i take my mac to a coffee shop or school, i get this message saying This site can't be reached. This happens on all websites...
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    Question Have problem with my PC MacBook Pro 13 inc Retina with intel i5

    Hello guys I'm author of [link removed] need your opinion about my PC which is heating too much what can i do and could this harm my laptop. It is a MacBook Pro 13Inc i5 from 2013. Haven't never cleaned it. Share your experience and knowledge. Thank you.
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    Question Looking a Drag n Drop Class Seating Plan

    Hi Guys, I`m a teahcer and I am trying to look for an App that can allow me to set number of seats and the class layout and I can drag n drop students on the to the desks and arrange seating arrangement this way
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    [SOLVED] PC connectivity problems in Mac household...

    PLEASE HELP!! I’m not tech-savvy so apologies if I’m using terminology incorrectly. We are a family of Mac users, but we bought a PC (CyberPowerPC - Gamer Ultra Desktop - AMD FX-Series - 8GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive) in April 2018 for one kid. Our ISP is Xfinity (400 Mbps download), we...
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    [SOLVED] 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 Storage Solution for Video Production Business - NAS?

    We are a team of creatives looking to solve our growing storage issues as I’m sure most businesses discover. The majority of our work is video and now more often than not we filming in 4K. On average a job/project will consume roughly 200GB in its entirety which includes the raw footage...
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    Question Keyboard not working but trackpad (MacBook Pro 2018)

    So my Classmates "new" macbook pro's keyboard isn't working. The only thing that works is the mousepad but she can't login We have tried resetting the SMC and the NVRAM but nothing seems to work. Any help?
  17. News Intel Confirms Apple Macs Will Switch to Arm CPUs by 2020, Says Report

    Two different reports from this week point to Apple working on switching Macs to its own chips and allowing iOS developers to port their apps to Macs. Read more here. LUCIAN ARMASU @Lucian Armasu Lucian Armasu is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He covers software news and the...