Forum discussion tagged with mac.
  1. eyeala

    Question SSD SATA getting lots CRC Error Counts! Replacement Easy?

    Hey guy's I'm new hear, but I have been using this forum for good hardware advice for years. So here is one for ya: I'm a Mac guy mainly for the production software choices and ease of use. Right now I have a brand new MacBook Pro that I primarily use, but before that it was just my Mac Mini...
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    Question I need a B/W A3 format printer for MacBook M1

    Hey, the title says it all :) We design a super simple weekly black and white A3 (8 pages) format newspaper, I want to buy a new system (MacBook Air M1) and I need to print a couple of A3 pages a day in black and white. (it would be cool if it could also do the scanning, when needed, like...
  3. SteeveGates

    Discussion Mac OS 11 Big Sur: Performances and interface: invitation for notations and comments.

    Mac OS 11 Big Sur makes me really satisfied, to say the least. Although the download size is slightly higher than 12 Go, (to take the 2 kinds of processors in consideration: Intel, and the upcoming Apple Silicon), my Intel MacBook Pro, of mid-2014 (the latest with Nvidia graphical processor)...
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    Question How would I natively boot linux, windows 10, and os x?

    Building a new PC build and wanna go all out triple booting Windows 10, Linux, and OS X. I'm wanting to do it natively as I have the storage for it. I know kvm is an option, and if it's a better one than I'm willing to go that route but how do I make them all boot natively?
  5. editor1

    Question I need a portable offline calendar for all platforms. Or let me know your opinion('s).

    Hi all I want a portable offline calendar. The main thing is I want it to be a off line without option to sink to anything. I use Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and IOS. Any thoughts ? As always.. TY for reading.
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    Question One, two or three monitors to support both Linux and Mac computers running at the same time!?

    Hi all. I'm currently working with a System76 Oryx Pro (16 core, 64GB RAM, RTX 2080) and a 2019 16" MacBook Pro (base $2799 model). I will probably be building a desktop here shortly (although the System76 can handle streaming just fine) for streaming as I do a lot of mentoring through Discord...
  7. S

    Question ~2012 MacBook white screen on boot

    So I have this problem where a MacBook doesn’t boot. It is stuck on a completely white screen. No logo or anything. It plays the startup sound, the old classic one that’s been on macs for ages, but it never goes further than that. I’ve tried everything I can find, but nothing has worked...
  8. Zorb-_-

    Question Mac and Xbox audio in one headset

    Hi I play Xbox and use my Mac for discord ex. I need something that can help me use my headset for both at the same time
  9. 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...
  10. System32_76

    Question Can't Turn Up & Down Laptop Display Brightness

    As the title says. I'm running Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon with Nvidia Geforce 9400GM drivers. Is this a driver issue at all?
  11. Noxious1

    Question Updating MAC OS X Mountain Lion (2012)

    Hi, So I bought a mac (2012 one) my lil bro to do his school homework on, My issue is I can't update the OS cause its an old system But it says to go on the site to do an update -So I go -But It don't work cause its outdated Currently It has OS X Mountain Lion (2012) Could anyone know how to...
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    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...
  13. C

    Question how do you change the user of the mac's name?

    I brought my Macbook Pro 2017 13" from CEX here in Australia in 2018. I was stupid enough not to factory reset it and I only just realised that my username is 'cex' in the mac's disk. Is there any way to change the user of the mac disk without factory resetting it? Thanks, Colby
  14. 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...
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    [SOLVED] How can i clean a Macbook charger cable?

    How can I clean a Macbook charger cable safely? My cable is pretty dirty at the moment I read that rubbing alcohol damages the protective layer of the cable and makes it dry. Using other chemicals on the cable also damages the cable in the long term.
  16. D

    [SOLVED] Ribon cable ripped - Iphone 7

    When i opened my iphone 7 i accidentally ripped the blqck rbbon cable that is connecting display to mobile, Its located at the top and its protected by tiny socket and it just broke at half, I want to know what is that cable and how much money will it cost to fix it
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. gotechnocious

    [SOLVED] How can I use parental control on my Mac?

    I usually hover over my children's shoulders, watching their every move in order to keep them safe. I know that Apple has several parental control features. But don't know what to choose or use? I need help to protect them (my children) as they browse the internet or while playing games.
  19. michael112602

    [SOLVED] PC blue screening after changing core voltage

    I didn't really know what I was doing a few months ago and I changed the core voltage in msi afterburner a bit (I was looking at some mac bootcamp overclocking tutorial and it told me to change it but I don't know) but yeah shortly after it bluescreened and I got spooked and uninstalled...
  20. L

    Question Is there a way I can see when the last time I used my SSD?

    Recently I have lost my portable SSD and I was wondering if there was any way I could see when the last time I used it. Since If I could find out a time, it would help me know my whereabouts at the time when I lost it. Thank you for reading :)