Forum discussion tagged with Macbook.
  1. LordVile

    Question Rebuilding PC

    Looking for advice on this PC. Broke My PC up and sold it due to me going to Army Training and that ends this month so looking to rebuild in July. Yes I know Ryzen 3000 is out in July and I'll swap out the CPU and board according if it's worth the price. Going for a Good value ITX build here...
  2. Question Mac won't turn on or charge - apparently water damage (with pics)

    Hi My girlfriends Macbook air (early 2015 Intel i5) won't charge. I delivered it to an licenced Apple Service Center in Norway, where they told me water damage was found. They wanted around $1200 to fix it - apparently they had to change "The motherboard, the keyboard and one cable". She says...
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    Question Budget monitor ideas to use with a Macbook

    Hello, I've spent the last few days searching for a monitor to use at home with my Macbook, but couldn't come to a conclusion. I am going to mainly use it for programming. Would appreciate if you guys could help me with some suggestions. The specs that I'm looking for, are: curved display...
  4. emmawearstripes

    Question Macbook Pro vs surface book 2

    I'm interested in buying either a Macbook Pro or Surface Book 2 and I'm interested to hear people's thoughts on the two. I'm aiming for 15" 16GB Ram with at least 500 GB memory if not 1TB. I work as a graphic designer, mainly on patterns so I'd be using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop a lot, but...
  5. M

    Question KVM Switch with 6 USB's?

    - I'm looking for a KVM Switch that allows me to operate both my Macbook and my Desktop computer (Not Simultaneously) with the same peripherals and the same monitor. - I intend to plug the monitor into the desktop directly using HDMI to DVI, and HDMI to HDMI into the KVM for the MacBook. - The...
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    Best laptop under 4000 USD

    I want to learn and master programming , hacking and PEN-TESTING . So I need a great laptop for it. Could you give me some suggestions for it?
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    Question Basic USB-C to Thunderbolt 3 Question

    Can I connect a Thunderbolt 3 HUB to a MacBook 12" (non-Thunderbolt 3) USB-C port and still have all HUB ports usable (ignoring drop in transfer speed)? HUB in question: OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock I know OWC sells USB-C HUB model, but...
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    Question 2012 Macbook Air vs more recent Windows laptop

    Hi, I'm in the market for a laptop to work on the go: web browsing, editing in Wordpress, writing in Word, some light Photoshop, watching movies... Nothing too demanding, but it's important that I can do it smoothly. I have the chance to get a 2012 Macbook Air (i5-3427u, 4 GB RAM, 128 SSD) for...
  9. Flave

    [SOLVED] Which of these VR setups are superior and reasonable?

    Hello Everyone, I am looking to jump into VR with the upcoming Rift S and Rift Quest VR headsets. However, I cannot carry my PC to a place-space I can play within. I have an RTX 2060 Zotac Mini without virtual-link, and a boot-camped MacBook Pro 2018. I was thinking either one of these...
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    Question 2014 MacBook Pro corrupted graphics

    I woke up my MacBook Pro and it hanged and after it caught up, I saw the section of the menu bar where the time was pink, corrupted and missing. Various icons in the menu bar were missing too. This has never happened before, but I've seen this before with my Xbox and when that happened it was...
  11. J

    Question Can I partition an external hard drive for Xbox and PC usage?

    So my brother has an Xbox one 500 GB. he is going to save up for a 3TB WD external hard drive, but he wanted to use it for bother xbox and media usage on his Macbook. Can he partition the External hard drive where he can use 1TB for his xbox, and then when plugged into his Macbook, use the other...
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    Question 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 Macbook pro 2017 storage issue

    So I own MacBook pro-2017, but I have an issue with the storage. The deal is that "system" takes up close to 300 GB of storage (precisely it is 291,21 GB). I have tried several cleaning programmes but nothing seems to work, so I'm asking if I have to do a hard reset of my mac or if there is an...
  14. 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?
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    Question VGA to HDMI adapter is not working.

    I recently ordered this adapter from ebay: I have a moniter that only has VGA connectivity and I wanted to connect it to my macbook, that has an HDMI...
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    Question Every device appears with the same mac address on my router

    Ok so i dont know why but now every device appears to have the same mac only one pc is with the normal mac. And its messing with my static ip config because well now every device has the same mac.
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    [SOLVED] Dual monitor with Intel GPU

    Hello, Is a 2 monitor setup possible with an Intel GPU from an i5 8400 (IGPU 630)? System board is Asus TUF B360-PLUS GAMING. The board has an HDMI 1.4b and a D-Sub port. Win10x64, latest drivers, btios, etc. The manual seems to indicate it is possible, but I'm not sure. View...
  18. [SOLVED] Bandwidth... how much is good enough?

    So I'm looking to provide a streaming services where I stream multiple live feeds out. My questions is how much bandwidth would I need for this? I use a website to test my bandwidth: Ping ms 5 Download Mbps 46.88 Upload Mbps 5.59. A site say the average is 18gbps. I came across two different...
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    Question 4k video card for Kodi

    I have an i3 IvyB 3.4ghz PC that will not play 4k files. The graphics card is way too old - Saphire HD6450. What would be a good card that would play 4k easily?
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    Question Gigabyte Gtx 750 ti 2gb ddr5 not working.. need help

    Hey there, I have i5 2300 2nd generation processor System name : p6745f Motherboard name: Manufacturer: Pegatron Ram 8 gb ddr3 Power supply 400 watt with 6 pin Graphic card: gigabyte gtx 750 ti 2gb ddr5 My graphic card is not working when I connect my graphic card to my motherboard my...