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    Prohibitory symbol on boot with new Samsung 860 Evo SSD in 21.5" iMac Mid 2011

    Hello all, I recently bought a 500 GB Samsung 860 EVO 2.5” form factor SSD to swap it out with the primary HDD in a mid 2011 21.5” iMac. Problem is, the computer doesn’t boot (shows a prohibitory sign) whenever the 860 is inside the chassis and connected to the motherboard through SATA, however...
  2. gregconquest

    I tried (and failed) to transfer files IN FILE APP on iPad to Mac (Catalina) via Thunderbolt. Is it even possible?

    I took a 1 hour 4K/60fps test video (25GB) on my iPhone 11. I AirDropped it to my iPad Pro 11 (this took 30 minutes). Then I copied it to the Files app on the iPad and deleted it from the Photos app on both devices (and emptied trash), so the video is now only on one device in the Files app. I'm...
  3. N

    Macbook Pro 2015 With New LG 24" Screen

    Im buying the new LG 24" screen and I was wondering if I get a HDMI to USB C / TB3 cable will the screen work ok with my Macbook Pro 2015 15" or should i get mini display port TB2 to TB3 cable instead?
  4. ComfyMac

    Early 2013 MBP and a 144Hz monitor?

    Hello everyone. Several months ago I built a gaming PC and connected it to an Acer XF270HUA monitor. It's stunning: 1440p, 144Hz, 4ms, IPS, FreeSync, thin bezels. I like it. I like it so much that I wanna connect my MacBook Pro to it when I'm not gaming and simply use it as my main monitor...
  5. BoomerM3

    iPad Can't Use External Drive - Cable, power, or Beta?

    I'm running iOS 13 public beta 2 on an iPad Pro (11" 2018). I want to be able to read and write to my WD Passport 1Tb drive (formatted NTFS). Plugging it in, I see the power light on the drive but nothing on the iPad. I have tested it with several cables - no effect. I assume it's getting...
  6. Tallgrl230

    Dumb question...what type of cable do I need for ethernet?

    I'd like to connect directly to the modem/router with an ethernet but a cable for this didn't come with my Macbook Air. It looks like there are several types of adapters I could buy but I want to make sure it works with my MBA (2017 version). I have the little port with the lightning bolt image...
  7. gri

    Connecting to a 5K LG display - need the correct cable

    I have a set ups with a iMac Pro and I bough a LG 5K display to use as a secondary monitor so that I can stand during work. I could not install a standing desk into my office but I have now a wall holder for a monitor and for the keyboard. I intend to mirror displays, take the wireless keyboard...
  8. R

    MacBook Pro and iMac using it as a monitor

    Hello All, I need a bit of advise. I have a MacBook Pro 2017. I want to use my iMac 2015 as a monitor for my MacBook Pro. Can anyone tell me which cable I will need. So far from my research I have worked out that I can purchase this "USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter" link below, but I don't...
  9. redking-cro

    iPad Pro 2018 iPad pro usb-c cords/cables

    Can we determine capabilities/dimensions of the usb-c cable supplied with the iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) and iPad Pro 11. Can someone measure dimensions of the plastic connector and diameter of cord/cable itself? I have this data of the stock iPad Pro usb-c cable: cable diameter is 2.8mm...
  10. N

    Will a cable fixed by me charge iPhone worse than a new cable?

    I got two iPhone cables which stopped charging my iPhones. The first is still on warranty. It’s being repaired by an Apple authorized repair shop. The second’s warranty period got expired. Should I buy new cables? I’ve got two factors for you to consider: Does a repaired cord charge the...
  11. M

    How to unplug usb c battery

    Hello Community, I have a weird problem with my new macbook pro 15 2018, i am not able to unplug the usb c cable, magsafe was a lot easier, would be very happy for a help. Regards
  12. Sovon Halder

    MacBook Pro 2017 Charges iPhone Slow w/ Adapter

    I got a 2017 MacBook Pro 13" at home. And a 2011 iMac at office. And I got 2 usb-c dongles Juiced Systems Bizhub and Apple Digital AV adapter. When I connect my iPhone to the computers, I get the following current readings.. 1. Bizhub + Lightning cable + MBP Current Available (mA): 500...
  13. Z

    telephone calls the old way

    Is there an accessory to give the ability for an iPhone to connect to a good old telephone cable in order to make phone calls?
  14. C

    Thunderbolt 2 - USB-A adapter/cable

    Hello all, Does anybody know if: Thunderbolt 2 to USB-A cables ever existed? I can't find any online and that seems strange. There a plenty of Thunderbolt 3 to USB A cables but I can't find anything for thunderbolt 2. I want one because I've already used up my two USB A ports on my MacBook...
  15. B

    Early 2015 MBP 13" - Keyboard/Trackpad issue. WEIRD

    Hi guys, I got a Macbook Pro in where the Keyboard and Trackpad would not work intermittently (most of the time, actually). External keyboard and mouse work fine. I swapped out the trackpad cable for a new one. - The computer now wouldn't turn on using the power button (BUT THE POWER BUTTON...
  16. D

    Anker 10Ft Lighting Cable

    Recently picked this up and been very happy with it. It seems well built and has been reliable. Anyone have any recommendations on others? Will probably just pick up a few more of these.
  17. Y

    Details on Apple TV and Spectrum Cable?

    I am a Spectrum Cable subscriber currently with two cable boxes and Spectrum internet. I know one box will still be required in the house, but I was looking into getting an Apple TV after news from WWDC that you can use the Apple TV as a cable box replacement. Normally I would wait for details...
  18. L

    Thunderbolt 3/USB-C to Thunderbolt 2 dongle with bus power?

    I'm not sure why there is such a dearth of these items, but I'm finding it extremely difficult (and frustrating) trying to reconcile hard drives with my 2018 macbook pro with my 2013 mac pro, namely reconciling the thunderbolt 2 ecosystem with the usb-c/thunderbolt 3. Does anyone have silver...
  19. D

    USB 3.1 Type-C to Thunderbolt

    Hi, I've got an old Macbook Pro Early 2011 with Thunderbold (the first version I guess). I've now bought a case for my SSD which has an USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C output. Since Thunderbolt supports up to 10 Gb/s, I thought about using it instead of the USB 2.0 ports. However I couldn't find any...
  20. slimmy18222

    MacBook LCD Problem, LVDS or panel?

    Hello folks. Here's the problem. I've got a white unibody MacBook late 2009 a1342 that suffer for the "blown backlight fuse" . I swapped with a new one and backlight comes again! But the problem isn't solved yet. I guess that the reason of the burned fuse is in the LCD, infact if I put AN OTHER...