hardware

  1. Mr. Awesome

    All Devices WWDC vs. September event

    Thought I’d ask this question that I’ve been thinking about for a while. Which is your favorite Apple event each year? The September iPhone event or WWDC? I personally enjoy WWDC more because it brings new features for all product lines, and it’s always exciting to see new things at WWDC...
  2. Cake9437

    Great old MBP, Hesitant to upgrade OS, cheap Chinese motherboard installed, advice?

    Hey, this is my first post on the site, nice to meet you all. Please help me determine if I can upgrade my OS, to what level I should, and if doing so will fix my problem. I got an excellent macbook pro 8 years ago, but that was 8 years ago. Originally it had 10.9 Mavericks on it and it was...
  3. O

    iMac not powering up after upgrade (RAM, SSD, CPU thermal transfer)

    I did a few upgrades to a 2017 21.5" Retina iMac, and unfortunately, upon reassembly, it isn't powering on. Here's a photo of it, display disconnected. In the second photo I've labelled things for reference. Status: In the photo, AC is plugged in Of the 5 diagnostic lights, the first one...
  4. M

    MacBook Pro 16" clicking sound bottom case

    Hi there, I recently got my MBP 16'. When I rest my palm on my case it makes a creaking sound when even the slightest bit of pressure is applied to the wrist/palm rest area. With me it is on the left side next to the trackpad. You can try it yourself by pressing slightly on the mentioned area...
  5. M

    MacBook Pro (early 2015) water damage led to WiFi issue, “no hardware installed”

    I spilled a bit of water on the upper right side of my laptop (pro, 13in Retina early 2015) and now I cannot access WiFi. The icon reads “no hardware installed.” Bluetooth still works, and several hardware tests show no issue. I’ve opened the case to clean, the only water damage indicators that...
  6. SidTheSloth

    iPhone 11 Pro internet problem?

    Just received my new iPhone 11 Pro there less than a week ago. When using the phone I’ve noticed that the internet connection will stop working, for instance if I am playing music on Apple Music, it will just stop working even though I have a good internet connection but if I go to another app...
  7. M

    Macbook Air Screen Problems

    My 2016 MacBook Air. I opened it up today and the screen was like this. Didn't drop it, no water drops, anything. I tried restarting it, i tried doing the command, p, r, shift. i even tried the shift & power button. nothing is helping. i don't know if its the smc, if it has just been dropped...
  8. M

    Macbook Air Screen Issue

    e My 2016 MacBook Air. I opened it up today and the screen was like this. Didn't drop it, no water drops, anything. I tried restarting it, i tried doing the command, p, r, shift. i even tried the shift & power button. nothing is helping. i don't know if its the smc, if it has just been...
  9. M

    MacBook Air horizontal and vertical lines

    My 2016 MacBook Air. I opened it up today and the screen was like this. Didn't drop it, no water drops, anything. I tried restarting it, i tried doing the command, p, r, shift. i even tried the shift & power button. nothing is helping. i don't know if its the smc, if it has just been dropped...
  10. P

    Watch 5 blink screen under warm light

    Not always but sometimes under warm (and sometimes one of a hundred under strong bright daylight) light my screen blinks when turn my watch to see the time . It’s for 1/10 . I thought it was hardware issue of the screen or the sensor but when you have that kind of hardware issue it’s always...
  11. R

    iPad failed screen advice please

    Hi, I have a new iPad barely used with a failed screen. Apple say its 'classic impact damage' but it genuinely hasn't had any. Its barely been used. Sshot It failed whilst I was using it, so I know it wasn't damaged. I think it was 'weak' at purchase, but need to back this up with some...
  12. aristotelis27

    CPU or GPU investment for 2019 27” 5K iMac for live streaming?

    Hey guys, first time I write in Mac Rumors! So here is the deal. I have a total of 15% discount + beats (student offer) from any Mac product that I will buy. I have decided to get the 2019 27” 5K iMac and I am thinking about the best system upgrades for live streaming on Twitch through OBS or...
  13. C

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac pro 5,1 apple hardware test failed

    have a 5,1 mac pro 2010, 3.33ghz 6 core 32 GB RAM i ran apple hardware test and got error code 4SNS/1 /C0000008 TelS --124 Does this indicate a temperature sensor? If so how can it be fixed?
  14. Y

    Late 2012 Macbook Pro Retina Display Boot issues

    Hi all, I have a late 2012 Macbook pro Retina display that used to work fine up until the latest round of updates (2 months prior). Now the computer has been showing issues. Most notably if it falls asleep, the computer will awaken, work for 5 minutes and then crash with the black screen and...
  15. peanutismint

    Adobe Premiere hardware acceleration not working on Mojave after patcher update from High Sierra...

    I'm pretty sure before I updated to Mojave from High Sierra on my 2011 Macbook Pro (8,1) I had hardware GPU acceleration working in Adobe Premiere. I'm assuming this is an effect of having to patch the video card drivers in the Mojave patcher, though I could just be misremembering it from also...
  16. baryon

    Poll: Have you had any hardware issues with your late 2016 or newer MacBook Pro?

    I want to see how prevalent hardware problems are with the late 2016 or newer MacBook Pro (basically the current design). There are many reports of failed keyboards, swollen batteries, broken display cables, blown speakers and so on – but it would be great to see the ratio of these problems...
  17. Jollyvideos

    Make the LCD panel of the iMac 2015 27 "5K external :(

    Hello everyone, My name is Giovanni. For days I've been looking for a solution to this problem anywhere on the net and at this point I would like to address you to the community. My iMac 27 "2015 has been around for some time but I got its LCD that works perfectly and is also always a...
  18. L

    MacBook Pro doesn’t charge, no light on MagSafe

    (MacBook Mid 2015 15”) So last night while rendering I took a look at my Mac and saw that the MagSafe LED is not on at all and it’s also not charging. It was still on 100% so whatever happened had just happened. I suspect something overheated or so since the fan went crazy fan and the Mac got...
  19. Edgecrusherr

    Tales from an Apple repair partner

    A very interesting post about the quality of Apple's repairs (via a 3rd party). I've been hearing more and more about this from various sources. I used to feel great about refurbished Macs and AppleCare, that's starting to fade...
  20. E

    My Hard Drive (HDD) Not SSD is APFS??

    Main Topic: Upon opening disk utility I noticed my internal hard drive (HDD not SSD)was seen as APFS formatted? Not sure if it has anything to do with my hard drive's poor performance but it really feels like the drive is on the verge of death and I don't know if I should just reformat the...