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  1. R

    iPad Pro Ipad Pro 11 M1 - Sceeen distortion

    Hey. I’m not sure if I am in the right place, but I will give it a shot anyway. I recently bought a completely new Ipad Pro 11 M1 and I’m loving it so far. However, it has come to my attention that on the right top side of the screen (where the camera is), there is a very distinct «ripple» when...
  2. D

    Which MacBook should I choose?

    To keep it short, I'm currently using a 2020 Air and I'm tired of always hearing the fan and it unexpectedly cutting off as the fan gets louder. I mostly use my Mac for watching movies/shows, reading books/comics/manga and watching videos. I use Safari and Firefox. At the moment I'm choosing...
  3. DD88

    What printer would you advise for Macbook Pro?

    Basically just need a printer for documents ,nothing major. Just for printing out receipts, invoices etc. Will probably be used every other day. All the printers I’ve seen are either ridiculously expensive like the HP officejet 200. I’ve crossed that out now as I know from personal experience...
  4. rhett7660

    Travel Advice - Paris France

    Hello, I have asked this group in the past about locations that I was going to and without missing a beat, you guys and gals have provided some of the best advise around. I am once again looking at you for some advice, tips, and items not to miss or try when visiting France later this year...
  5. A

    Macintosh SE Hard Drive Issue

    Hi all, I recently purchased a Macintosh SE with the flashing floppy disc with the question mark. Knowing it had a bad hard drive, I went and grabbed a parts computer with a known good hard drive. Booted right up, worked great, was playing games and everything. I turned the machine off and came...
  6. asap_elias

    What's the point of the Mac Book Air M2?

    As a computer science student, I waited months for the new macbook air in order to buy a machine with the new design and a better chip. But I realize that a macbook air M1 with 16gb ram and 512 gb storage is 100 euros cheaper than the new macbook with 8gb ram and 512 gb storage. On the other...
  7. L

    Hardware, Not Software Problem (Solved!) -- The Guilty Option (key)

    Sorry, I didn't know where to post this but in my hopes of saving someone else from this headache, I offer the following story/tip. TL;DR "Having seeming software problems with macros? Clean your keyboard — especially your modifier keys!" My Macbook Air 11" running Monterey was recently...
  8. macnerd77

    2019 MBP 16” vs 2022 Mac Studio for coding

    Hey all, I searched the forum and could not find an answer to this question. I currently have a2019 MBP 16” i9 1tb 16gb. I am going to be starting online iOS programming courses this fall at UC San Diego online. I feel like the MBP is starting to get sluggish And I really want to upgrade...
  9. SPØØK

    Purchase Suggestions?

    I’m looking to buy a Mac that I can use to backup my phone, nothing further beside browsing the internet and backing up my phone. I’ve been using my 2019 MacBook Pro but these backups have taken up plenty of space that I’ve since purged. I’ve been looking at either Mac Pros or Mac Minis, maybe...
  10. Open-Source-Norange

    3d Modeling Software that won't turn my MacBook into a heating pad

    I really wanna dive into the world of 3d modeling and sculpting, but I honestly have no idea what software is the best to use. I hear about all types of them like Blender, Maya, Mudbox and many others, but I have no idea what there strengths and weaknesses are. Not only that, but I do know 3d...
  11. L

    Need to buy a new iMac for work by end of 2021 but what config

    Hi I need to buy a new iMac to use for work by the end of 2021. I am a photo editor and also now edit video (as in selecting and reviewing stock footage clips rather than doing post-production work. (footage is mainly 4k and maybe with occasional 8k) I currently have a 2013 21.5 inch intel i5...
  12. N

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5.1 2012 - Upgrade Help

    Hey all - I have a mid 2012 Mac Pro and I love it. I love that I can add my own cards to it and stuff but it's stuck in the past and I don't know what core changes I need to do to make it relevant. I can't move past Sierra, my USB-C card I installed doesn't work because there are no thunderbolt...
  13. H

    Glitched Touch Bar

    my Touch Bar screen broke all of a sudden. the display looks glitched. how can I fix it? its really upsetting cause I don't remember doing anything that could have caused it. I can still use it but I can't see any of the icons
  14. Videot27

    MP 7,1 Using LG 34WL550-B with Mac Pro?

    Hi, all — Is anyone out there using LG's ultra-wide 34" display as a primary monitor for their Mac Pro? I'm speccing out a new workstation for video editing here at work (FCPX, AfterEffects, maybe some Premiere Pro) and will be upgrading from a 27" iMac. Since I'm returning to the world of...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Need advice - it's now 2021 and I need advice wether to upgrade or buy new

    Please forgive me if I am asking for something that's probably already been covered to the nth degree. I'm new here and joined to primarily seek advice. ( I will contribute later after I've acted on whatever decision I make.) Usually, I would take the time to research more thoroughly in this...
  16. novakjos

    Help moving on from early 2020 MBA...

    Hello, So I am usually the person that a lot of my friends come to when they need help picking a Mac and I consider myself pretty adept at being able to recommend the right amount (no more, no less) of what people need. I'm writing because I really don't know what to do for myself. I was using...
  17. B

    Buying advice for new MacBook Air.

    I know this question has been asked a lot but since I will soon buy my first Mac ever I need to ask. I am a music producer and my i7 4790k with 8 gigs of DDR3 slow ram that I have on my PC right now have served me well throught the years and I never made a project that my PC has struggled with...
  18. N

    macOS High Sierra App Quit Unexpectedly

    Hello, I could really do with some help. I have never posted here before and recently asked the following question via "Apple Communities" without resolution. I hope I am posting in the correct place, pease feel free to forward/move this to anywhere more specific. I’ve been trying to setup an...
  19. S

    iPhone 6(S)(+) iPhone 6s Plus to iPhone 8+ Upgrade

    So I am on a pretty tight budget, but my 6s is really starting to get to me. The performance seems to be suffering just a bit too much at this point in life and I don't expect it to be compatible with next year's iOS. I have it in a battery case so throttling should not be the cause of...
  20. kittur

    Bad Day - everything needs replaced today!

    My iphone 6S just died an hour ago. I'm hoping it'll come to life again but it clearly needs replacing, and my old Macbook Air 2014 that I use with a separate screen has a warning that the battery needs replacing and today it started sputtering. No Apple shops are open to replace the battery...