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  1. BigMcGuire

    (Advice Please): Copying Mac Photos Library to Windows Computer

    Any advice for someone looking to copy a 84.7GB Mac OS Photos Library to a Windows machine? I spent 2+ years going through a 160GB Google Photos export getting rid of duplicates and photos I don't like. I now use a Windows Desktop at home as my primary computer. Any advice for what photo...
  2. F

    Should I buy a 2015 15" MacBook Pro?... or wait

    I currently have a 2017 13" MacBook Pro without TouchBar. I cannot stand this keyboard and the computer overheats constantly. I have my eye on a used Mid 2015 15 inch Pro with the 2.5ghz i7. The price is $999 and its in great physical shape with a brand new battery. Is this a good decision or...
  3. B

    Other 11 Pro Max or Wait For Rumored 12?

    So once all this Quarantine stuff ends, I’ve been looking into upgrading my iPhone since I’m eligible for one. I have a red 8+ I got on its launch when I was due for a new phone after my 6S was dying (had a free battery change, phone still died permanently after two years of service) and I’m...
  4. L

    Advice for buying a mac mini for programming

    I need a advice about if this mac mini that I'm going to buy will run smooth for what I will use. I need a mac mini only for programming, I will use only the Xcode and the simulator. This is the mac mini configuration: Intel core i5 2.5ghz 12 GB RAM Fusion Drive 620gb Intel HD Graphics 4000...
  5. Rckyrr

    Overheated XS, Wet Fingers and No Factory Warranty

    Team, Over memorial day weekend in Palm Springs, I was playing tunes by the pool on 110-degree weather. iPhone XS was overheating and using it, and I was tapping with wet fingers until it went kaput! The screen was out, but I think I was able to trigger apps until the phone dies for good...
  6. C

    I know I’m a little (a lot) late to the party, but I have a question about AirPods

    I first got AirPods when the 2nd generation first came out. I was so excited when I got them, they were everything I ever wished for. Perfect for soccer game warmups, for a quick listen, or when I’m on the train on the way to work. Now the problem was that they would be loose in my ear, more...
  7. Flekoun

    Help me decide between these two iMac 27!

    Hello, I decided to buy new iMac 27 and I have 2 options. Either 2019 base iMac 27 or the previous version high end iMac 27 (2017?) which is 90$ cheaper. Specs are 2019 iMac 27 3,0GHz 6core Intel Core i5 eight generation Turbo Boost up to 4,1 GHz 8 GB 2666MHz memory DDR4 1TB Fusion Drive...
  8. H

    iPad Pro What are my options iF any, or am I goosed?

    i have a new iPad 11 in pro so all my data is on a usb stick so naturally wanting to transfer it, about 12 gb in total, I am at a loss as to how to do this if at all possible Please help with any input also I have the use of moms iMac Tia Sophie
  9. Marinier

    Is 8 GB RAM in base MBP 13 (1,4 ghz) enough for 4-6 years?

    Hi. May the owners of a MacBook Pro 13 2019 (1,4 ghz) look at ram load right after a fresh boot of your Mac. I guess most of you have a base 8 gb model. And what RAM usage do you see when you use at least 6-10 tabs in a safari? I consider a 1,4 ghz MBP 13 as a perfect choice. I need it to be...
  10. MPW99

    Tokyo nights and Apple Days

    Wife and I are going to Tokyo for four nights and plan on getting two iPhone XS max’s and possibly an Apple Watch. Any tips? Has anyone purchased in Tokyo at the official store(s)? I’m quite surprised at how cheap the prices are compared to pretty much.... everywhere Advice on currency...
  11. DeApp1e

    iPhone 8(+) Want to sell my iPhone 8 64GB Black but where to list?

    Hello, I have a spare iPhone 8 64GB Black handset that's in pristine condition (rarely used). Battery health is 97%. It's also unlocked. I'm looking at selling the phone but I'm not sure where's best to list it? I've sold a few things on eBay before but the fees they charge are extortionate...
  12. Flr_flr

    Which MacBook to get (Casual video editing + travelling)

    Hi guys! I am about to finally retire my mid-2012 MacBook Pro soon, and have been looking into options for the next one so I need some advice. I am only getting into video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, however I am planning to create casual content for social media mainly (so no 3D and...
  13. J

    Need some buying advice

    i have a 2012 MacBook Pro. I can’t use it for work, I use my wife’s PC for gaming, and use my iPad for most browsing, etc, so I only use it a few times a year. However, I do get frustrated at times with the limitations of the iPad and feel I’d use my laptop more if it were...
  14. T

    Macbook pro 2015 15''?

    Hi there, i'm wonder if there 2 versions on the macbook 2015 15'' like diffrend specs and stuff, hope you could help me out. Thanks for the help!
  15. T

    Tips for buying a used macbook pro 2015 15'' from ebay

    Hi guys, so i m looking on buying a used macbook pro 2015 15'' from ebay and i am wondering if there is something i should look out for. I'm looking for the best machine because i m thinking to keep it for a few years maybe 3. Thanks for your advice i appreciate it.
  16. R

    Buying a used iMac

    I'm looking at buying a second hand iMac but I'd like some more tech savvy opinions to help me decide. Uses - I work in design, so it will be mainly used for Adobe programs (photoshop, illustrator, etc). Nothing as big as rendering or video, but still heavier applications. I've found a lightly...
  17. T

    Advice: Mac Pro 3,1 Starting to see OS incompatibilities

    I knew this day would come eventually, but I was hoping Apple would come out with their updated Mac Pro so I had another option. TurboTax informed me that I should upgrade to at least High Sierra. 2018 requires at least 10.12. Been considering a few options going forward: 1. use the macOS...
  18. J

    Looking for Wireless Earbuds - Convenience and Battery Life

    I’m looking for a pair of earbuds / headphones to be my daily drivers, so to speak. Yes, I have an iPhone. Also an Apple Watch Series 4 What I already have: AudioTechnica M50x’s, mostly for around the house. I’d mostly be using a new set while out-and-about and am happy to sacrifice a bit of...
  19. Kaikidan

    iPad Pro 11" 2018 or iPad Pro 12.9"2017?

    I was planning on buying an iPad Pro 11" but here where I live the price is prohibitive 5100BRL = 1300 USD for a 64gb Wifi 11" iPad, this put me on the fence about buying, also I found a 2017 12,9" iPad Pro for sale, new, 512gb, Wifi+4G, for 4900BRL (1250USD) in clearance, as those models are...
  20. V

    Gaming and Joystick Help - Old iMac

    So I'm looking for Christmas present advice - have very little knowledge and would appreciate all help available. My dad has a very old iMac (09/10 I think), it's update to highest level of iOS it can but I'm not sure what that is. When we used to have a PC he loved to play games like Call of...