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Macbook Pro

Forum discussion tagged with Macbook Pro.
  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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?
  5. 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...
  6. T

    Question 1440p 100Hz on Macbook Pro external monitor

    I have a Macbook Pro 13" from late 2016 and a Philips 345B1C/00 monitor. I have connected them with the HDMI of the monitor itself with an A-Konic usb-c to HDMI adapter. Now when I go to system settings it is set to 3440 x 1440 and I can choose between 50Hz or 30Hz. Is there any way I can get...
  7. Dendentric_cell

    Question 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...
  8. fegsdc

    Question 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...
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    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...
  10. K

    Question 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?
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    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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
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    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...
  15. [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?
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    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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...