Macbook Pro

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  1. M

    Question What are the requirements to connect an iPhone X to a MacBook Pro for data transfer ?

    My uncle has an iPhone with the following features: iOS: 16.5.1(c) Model Name: iPhone X He wants do transfer of data from the iPhone to a MacBook Pro What are the requirements to connect an iPhone X to a MacBook Pro? Therefore: macOS version (if exists a mandatory minimum version) Special...
  2. eszed556

    Question Connecting 3 external displays on Macbook 14" M2 Pro?

    Hi. Is it possible to connect 3 external displays @ 1080p on a Macbook Pro 14" with an M2 Pro chip using a USB 3 Dell Docking Station? I am getting confused trying to interpret the following article It says that using a hub does not increase the number...
  3. buster108

    Question Early 2015 Macbook Pro charger delivering 30-40 Watts - Normal?

    Hi, I recently got an early 2015 MBP and downloaded coconut battery just to double check stuff. The laptop itself has been fine as has the battery. But I couldn't help notice at the bottom under "charging with" the wattage of the charger read as anywhere from 35-40 watts. Is this normal from a...
  4. magnificent_90

    Question Which Mac device suits my interests and needs

    Hi For years I've been using MS Windows but recently I've seen Macbook devices and I plan to buy one. My budget is around 1200 Euros. I don't know whether to buy a Macbook Pro or Air. How about iPad devices? I will be using it for my university studies and if possible for Photoshop. Is...
  5. L

    Question Is M1 MacBook still good in 2022 ?

    Is M1 MacBook still good in 2022 if I am planning to study on IT college in september and do some it work as well as studying ? And will M1 chip be able to handle the IT work for couple of years or is it just something that is going to be good for a while ? Also one last thing, should I choose...
  6. Dew Mortal

    Question Can't install windows 10 on second internal ssd of MacBook Pro 13' mid 2012.

    Hey members, I just recently upgraded my MacBook Pro 13' mid 2012 to 16 GB EVM ddr3 ram and 250 GB Gigabyte SSD. I switched out the optical drive for the ssd fitted with a caddy. I thought of installing windows 10 on it. But everytime i run the installer through usb , it gets stuck on the...
  7. M

    Question Monitor for new Macbook 16" M1 Max

    I've ordered a new MacBook 16" M1 MAX to finally replace my MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2014... It's been a hard-working little thing for many years but I think it's time to put it up for retirement. So I also need to replace my ageing Thunderbolt display with something more of this decade...
  8. Nanong1505

    Question Issues while installing Catalia Patcher from dosdude1

    How to fix my issues,I am on my last step on installing the catalina patcher but it comes with and error that says "macos cant be installed to your mac" and mentions running a diagnostic What is the possible reason and solution for this? Anyone?
  9. taneryurttas_67

    Question Macbook Advice For New Programer

    hello everyone I will study programing at university, and I am pretty familiar hardwares, thech, games etc.. I need buy new notebook only for learn and study Software design/ programing/ c# etc.. And ı want macbook pro, for design and solid case, but in my country latest model crazy expensive...
  10. Pradeep.bhathula

    [SOLVED] Hi guys, Kindly guide me on macbook , should i take a macbook pro i7 dual core 2.5GH 16GB or shall i get macbook pro i5 3.1 Ghz dual core 8 GB

    Hi guys, Kindly guide me on macbook , should i take a macbook pro i7 dual core 2.5GH 16GB or shall i get macbook pro i5 3.1 Ghz dual core 8 GB
  11. A

    Question MacBook Device Name & Dropbox Device Name ?

    Hello, Which name does dropbox pick up and display in the list of synced devices for mac OS? For ios devices, the device name on the iphone/ipad is the name displayed by dropbox in its synced devices list (Including caps and spaces). However for my macbook, the name I have in "System...
  12. parthtrivedi

    Question Replacing thermal paste on a Macbook Pro 2011 model ?

    Hey guys, I've been using a 2011 Macbook Pro, well since 2011. Lately, the system was heating up too much. So I decided to install a fan app called smcFAN control. I was surprised to see idle temps at 55-62C despite forcing higher RPM and with any use of apps such as EDGE etc it goes to 95C...
  13. M

    Question macbook startup concern

    recently i turned on my macbook pro and it stayed on the white screen with the apple logo for a lot longer than it normally would. i held down the power button to turn the computer back on, when i turned the computer back on everything was fine. Does anyone know why this could have happen?
  14. LuckyHood

    [SOLVED] MacBook Pro 13 inch 2020 Won't Charge

    I bought a MacBook Pro like a month ago. It's a 13 inch, 2020. It worked normally but the only thing that concerned me it's that when it was plugged when you touched its surface it was giving off electrostatic energy. And today it won't charge what so ever, in any port, I have to mention that...
  15. M

    [SOLVED] macbook pro battery strength

    is it ok to keep your macbook pro plugged in even after it's been fully charged? there have been times where i have left it pugged in for an extended period of time and even putting the computer to sleep mode every so often and the battery dipped to 99%, i would just unplug then plug back in...
  16. JadeCardinal

    [SOLVED] Is this Macbook Pro sufficient for my music production?

    Hi I am new to Macbooks and also music production. I am on a tight budget and was wondering if this Refurbished Macbook Pro is sufficient for my novice music production and DJ dabbling? I have an Akai MPK mini controller and also a Pioneer DDJ-200 DJ controller I would be connecting to the...
  17. Skulcar

    [SOLVED] NVIDIA 3080 eGPU on MacBook Pro 2017. Is it worth?

    Hi there! I have a big question bothering me and I thought I could find an answer here 🙏🏻 I recently received an unexpected news: I have to go abroad for at least two or three months for work, although I just bought a new pc with a fantastic Nvidia Asus Tuf 3080. My goal was to properly enjoy...
  18. L

    [SOLVED] Run Windows 10 from USB Drive on Macbook Pro

    I have an old MBP with 128 SSD. And the free space is only a few GB left so it is unable to create a virtual machine or dual boot with Boot Camp. Is it possible to run Windows 10 Mac from en external USB drive?
  19. A

    Question How to push 144hz onto an external monitor through a MacBook Pro

    I recently purchased the latest MacBook Pro 16" 2020 model which has a 60hz display. I have an external monitor that runs at 144hz and I wanted to connect the MacBook to it and be able to get 144hz. What is the way to go about it and what is the hardware required to get the same? Currently, I am...
  20. U

    Question 2006 MBP (1,1): WiFi only connects to modem when running on battery, not plugged to power adapter

    Hi everyone, I recently exhumed an old MacBook Pro of mine (one of the very first, 2006 models, A1150 with the 1.83GHz CoreDuo CPU) after buying a brand new battery and MagSafe 1, but I'm faced with a strange behavior: my Mac will only connect to my modem WiFi when running on battery; if I plug...
  21. System32_76

    [SOLVED] 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...
  22. Mount Russmore

    Question Macbook on Linux running 65%-90%

    Hey, I have a mid 2010 MBP a1286, that I recently put a new SSD in and install Ubuntu 20.04 on. I know that MBP tend to get hot, but I felt like mine was just getting way to hot, so I checked it with the sensors command in terminal after installing the necessary files. That's besides the...
  23. 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?
  24. Z

    Considering buying a new laptop, unsure of which I should go for.

    Hi. I study computer science, so I will be using the laptop mostly for that. I live in Norway. Right now I have an early 2015 MacBook Pro 13". I have been searching around for different pc's and so far I am considering the following: I will include links for the pc's, but the Lenovo link is in...
  25. Dendentric_cell

    [SOLVED] MacBook Pro 2018 13inch Touch Bar (issues).

    Hello everyone. I have a MacBook Pro 2018 13inch display with the Touch Bar. Well it’s not mines, but my sisters. So what happened was, she dropped her MacBook off her bed which was around 2 feet high, and it has a dent at the top right corner of the edge. After she dropped it, she began having...
  26. fegsdc

    [SOLVED] Macbook Pro erased and refuses to download OS

    Hello people ive been watching some videos on youtube and they told me to erase my main OS Macbook Pro OS and then Reinstall Mac OS X by picking this option, but now i cannot log into the Macbook and i cant download Mac Os X either as i get a message saying " Can't download the additional...
  27. B

    [SOLVED] 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...
  28. K

    [SOLVED] External storage for Macbook Pro

    I have a Macbook Pro 2019 and want to have an external storage for it. I will be using it for storage and copying files back and forth from it to the macbook. Is the Samsung T5 1TB enough for my use case or should I buy a Thunderbolt 3 M.2 SSD enclosure and pair it with a 970 EVO PLUS 1TB?
  29. B

    Question Can anyone recommend a USB-C cable with a particularly secure connector?

    The USB-C ports on my MacBook are very loose, much looser than other devices when using the same cable. That said, there's one USB-C cable in particular (namely, the one supplied with a SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 1 TB) that is rock solid, even when plugged into my MacBook's ports. I saw the...
  30. Y

    [SOLVED] 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...
  31. Snowburden

    [SOLVED] Should you buy a Macbook with 8GB of RAM nowadays?

    I'm thinking about upgrading to a new Mac Pro, since the one I have is about six years old now. And pretty slow. Even after doing a refresh install. I noticed that the Macbook computers are still coming out with 8GB of RAM, while giving the 16GB. The book I have now is 8GB even WAY back then...
  32. A

    Question Where can I buy a 2013 MBP refurb? (UK)

    My 2011 MBPro is on its very last legs and rather than spend the best part of £200 on repairing it I'm considering going marginally newer. I don't want one of the recent generation ones so thinking a 2013 (also limited budget here!) Does anyone know of a reliable UK seller who sells...
  33. E

    [SOLVED] What is the reason of these sctraches and scuff on my brand new macbook pro 2019

    I have noticed these 2 defects like scratch or dent after unboxing brand new macbook pro 2019 and i want to ask: is it possible that these damages happened because of someone dropped this laptop during packaging or are they simple damages occured during aliminum chassis shaping/formalizing?
  34. N

    What is a better choice to buy? [Mac]

    Hi, I would like to know, which one of these Macbooks is a better choice to buy. Either Apple MacBook Air 13,3 (2017) or Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13,3 (2014) The Air is newer but I would say worse than the Pro. I don't have any experience with Mac yet, so I don't know what to expect. This...
  35. A

    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...
  36. bilalawan916

    Question MAcbOOK Pro 2014 wont turn on.......

    hi i have a macbook pro 2014. i havent been using it for a while as i was going to sell it. it was left on my desk for a few weeks. i used it a few days before it stopped working on me it was working fine then. my troubleshooting; tried with different changer------- no luck checked charger...
  37. ethan206

    [SOLVED] Remove Display from 2008 Macbook Pro (Unibody)

    I have a old Late 2008 MacBook Pro (unibody) and the internal display doesn't work so I plugged it into a monitor and it works fine. However, I was wondering can I just remove the internal display then? LIke disconnect the cable to the motherboard and remove the entire top cover of the laptop? I...
  38. U

    Question Radeon WX7100 eGPU connectivity with 2018 Macbook Pro

    I am looking an external GPU to use with my Macbook Pro 2018 to more effectively push a 1440p monitor with 10bit color for more intensive video and photo editing. From my research it seem that only the Radeon Pro and Quadro workstation cards are the only GPUs which actually are capable of...
  39. Johsbr

    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?
  40. T

    Question BSOD Whenever I Connect to Internet

    Hey everyone, I've tried to play IT guy for the last 24hrs but to no avail. The Problem: I receive a blue screen after connecting to the internet either immediately or within five minutes. Connection through Ethernet or WiFi causes a bluescreen. No issues when ran in safe mode or without...