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    Macbook 15" 2019 and powering options with external monitor.

    Hi Guys. I am considering a 27 inch monitor (BenQ 2720U) to use with my Macbook 2019 15 inch model. This monitor can supply up to 65 Watts through TB3 which i guess is not enough to charge my laptop under heavy loads (i think it needs 87 watts, right?) So i plan to have the laptop connected to...
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    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...
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    Macbook twitchy Bluetooth Connection to Mouse and Keyboard

    Hey, Just got the new Macbook Pro 15", July 2018. I still got the Apple Mouse and Apple Wireless Keyboard from my late 2013 iMac, and I noticed the connection is kinda twitchy. Battery for both is almost 100%, yet they behave like they're almost out of battery – randomly disconnecting and...
  4. fratdoan

    Is there anyway to replace my battery with lighter one?

    Hello everyone, I'm kinda new on the forum. I have early 2011 15" MacbookPro and still works very well for basic use. I've already replaced its HDD and removed the optical drive, upgraded its RAM capacity over the years. I can still use my macbook but want to make it lighter than now. Is there...
  5. oscarxvita

    Is this a genuine oem battery?

    Hi, My 15'' macbook pro's battery is not working well, so I would like to get a replacement battery. After searching through a couple of sellers on ebay and Taobao(Yes, I'm in china), I found that most of them are fake ones. This is a battery from one of the seller who claims that his battery...
  6. lemajbed

    Macbook Pro 2014 Screen Goes Black, Requires Forced Restart

    Hey everyone, I have a problem with my Macbook Pro 2014 model, and I have looked everywhere I can with no luck. The laptop used to work fine until few months ago, and now randomly (or maybe when it is under average amount of load), the laptop freezes and the screen goes black but is still on (I...
  7. The Tiny Desktop

    Are MacBook Pros Obsolete?

    I hate to point this out, but the 8th generation Kaby Lake Refresh is really humilating the Macbook Pro. Color code: Where the comparisons are equal, I leave the color black. Where one side is better: The color is blue. Where one side is worse: The color is red. Note: All links are to...
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    Will High Sierra ship with the new MacBook Pro..?

    I was about to buy a MacBook Pro and thought it would be best to wait for High Sierra to come out. I understand that the OS is free but I figured it would be less hassle if it came shipped with the new Mac, so I don't mind waiting around till after 25th September but I have actually no idea if...
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    2010 MacBook Pro Keeps Crashing After Update

    Help! I inherited a second hand 2010 macbook pro and it keeps crashing. OSX started at 10.6.3, to Lion, to Sierra. It kept crashing despite updating it. Any app I open, the mac just crashes ... sometimes in 2 mts, sometimes after 15 mts... random. What do I do? Error message below... Thanks in...
  10. michelletelfo

    Can You Build a MacBook Pro?

    Hey, guys! So I currently own a MacBook Pro 15" from late 2011 (w/ the optical drive). It's got a 2.2 GHZ Intel Core i7 with 8GB of memory and an Intel HD Graphics card. I've also got a 1TB SATA Disk. I'm wanting to switch to a lighter laptop, but still want to save my money. So I was...
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    MacBook Pro Retina Mid 2012 CRASH intermittently

    Hello Apple community, my MacBook pro Retina mid 2012 has been crashing very often recently, without any notice, the screen just becomes black, and I have to hard reboot it. Could any help to diagnose the issue? Below is the Report I got today: Thu Jul 27 10:48:13 2017 *** Panic Report...
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    Can Apple still replace the battery in a mid-2011 Macbook Pro?

    Hi folks, Does anybody know if Apple can still replace the battery in a mid-2011 15" Macbook Pro? Given the news today that the company will stop replacing older 2012/2013 models with newer machines (in favor of replacing the batteries instead) I wanted to try and figure out where I stand with...
  13. smorhaim

    Random crashes - MacBook Pro 15" Mid-2014

    I have a Mid-2014 15" MacBook Pro Retina It started crashing sometimes once a week, sometimes more often, then it started crshing very often... every 5 minutes.. or.. every 8 hours... Took it to the Genius Bar.. kept it there for 2 days.. they ran a bunch of tests, it didn't crash for them...
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    MBP 15'' 2015 vs MBP 13'' 2016, 2017

    I'm looking to buy a new MBP. I need to playback and edit 4k Video from my H.264 camera + hero5. these are the below options I got, sadly can't afford go higher on 2016 15''. Which one do you think would be the best? Prices are adjusted from top to bottom - cheapest to more expensive. - 13''...
  15. OSXCrusader

    The Definitive 2017 Macbook Pro 13 inch or 15 inch Thread

    Alright, here it is : The ultimate "Should I buy the 2017 13" or 15" Macbook Pro" thread. I"ll get this started by posting this video: I like the above video not so much because its an anandtech type analysis but for reasons such as him putting both macbook pros into a backpack, stacking...
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    Should I upgrade my Mac??? AMD Radeon R9 M370X VS Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

    I need a little advice from someone who knows something about video editing or doing anything intensive with their MacBook. I am going to start to do some editing on 4k videos and take some classes so I need to pick to upgrade my MacBook or keep what I have. I currently have in my possession a...
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    Which 2017 laptop?

    Hi guys I'd like to buy a laptop complementary to a desktop workstation. I will use it when traveling, mainly to do some photoshop, backup 4K footage to an external drive, maybe some rough editing. I need maximum portability as my back already hurts so I'm not considering the 2015 models. It...
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    [Buying Advice] Important decision points: Macbook Pro 13" or Macbook Pro 15" ?

    Hello all, Perhaps this was asked before, but could not locate it. How to go about deciding between Mac book pro 13" and Mac book Pro 15". I have not owned a Mac Laptop earlier. However I have used a Mac-mini. What are the important decision points? Use-case For me:- a. Would like to do light...
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    Anybody using 5K Philips Brilliance 275P (aka 275P4 aka 275P4VYKEB) with Macbook Pro?

    Since Dell UP2715K seems discontinued and I didn't like hp z27q I wanted to give Philip's 5K a try. But before ordering on-line I was looking for some information about its compatibility with my MacBook Pro 2015 15" (ATI version). To my deep surprise there is close to none. UP2715K is...
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    MBP 15 Inch 2015 vs 2016 for graphic designer

    Hi , My wife is a graphic designer and she has worked on Windows , we relocated to new zealand and here mac is widely used. We are planning to buy a macbook pro for her design works. The software that she uses are Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe After Effects Sony Vegas...