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  1. Chris331

    I can’t delete partition

    Hi, I recently installed kali linux without knowing what i was doing. I deleted KL shortly after but when I went to delete the partition (after erasing it clean), it wouldn’t let me click the “-“ to remove. Also when I went to search terminal for “diskutil cs list” it says no CoreStorage Found...
  2. I

    FIRST MACBOOK PRO

    Hey all! I’m new to this forum and also Mac in general. I’m looking at buying my first MacBook Pro. I’ve decided I want the 2017 15” MacBook Pro Quadcore 16GB Ram with Radeon 560 graphics. But researching further I’ve seem rumours about the future Mac with coffee lake hexcore. I’m wondering if I...
  3. Koala Adorable

    IPad 6th gen. 32Gb or 128Gb?

    Hi, everyone! I'm thinking of buying the new IPad. Just to be clear, I've been using a Samsung tablet for the last few years, but during my trip I've realized I could really use an IPad. Why do I want an IPad? Because I'm a researcher and I'm reading all day long and I could really use to have...
  4. H

    Mac NEWBIE needs help with terminal - Volume selection

    Hey everyone. I am currently trying to change the directory for my screendumps on my Macbook Pro 2011 Late running High Sierra. I am succesful in changing my directory on my SSD/main drive, but simply can't figure out how to change the default directory to my other volume - my old HDD. I am...
  5. H

    Saving Screendumps to another Volume

    Hey everyone. I am currently trying to change the directory for my screendumps on my Macbook Pro 2011 Late running High Sierra. I am succesful in changing my directory on my SSD/main drive, but simply can't figure out how to change the default directory to my other volume - my old HDD. I am...
  6. TrickyTreeRed

    Advice for Macbook/macOS newbie...

    Hi all! I'm looking to replace my five-year old Toshiba Satellite (which is beginning to give up the ghost) and am thinking about purchasing my first macOS laptop device. I've never really used macOS before, just a few times to surf the net and send a few emails - so I consider myself a...
  7. Ivyfishbone31

    Upgraded refurbished 2009 MBP on eBay?

    Hi I am looking into a refurbished apple is the 2009 too old if it's been upgraded to new memory 8gb and 1 TB SSD it has a one year warranty. 2016 iOS it's a 17 inch MB Pro. I also saw a cheaper one with the DVD drive but didn't say the year. I want it for mainly iTunes, photos but I might want...
  8. J

    10.0.2 to 10.1.1 in 2017

    Hi there. Sorry for being such a newbie, but still. Currently, jailbreak released only in 10.1.1, and I'm really not sure about success with 10.2. I'm 5s with 10.0.2. I heard that apple isn't sign 10.1.1 any longer. I know that there are some tricks with iTunes and shift button to install...
  9. veilsix

    Apple TV 3 or 4 - Newbie Questions

    Hi all, I'm a long time Apple device user (phone and tablet). However, I've never owned an AppleTV. I'm a DirecTV subscriber with all the premium stuff, however my girlfriend cut the cord on cable this year. I've shared my DirecTV credentials with her to use on her iPad, so she has access to...
  10. Tofupunch

    Tips for a first time mac owner?

    My 2015 15" MBP just arrived! Before i get started with it, i have a few questions: 1. Should i download Sierra right away? Should i back up the existing software before i do? I've never backed computer software before (only iPhones and iPads) so I'm not quite sure how this process works or if...
  11. N

    iOS JSON parsing for UILabel instead of UITableView.

    So there aren't many resources online for this problem I'm having. All of the tutorials I find involving external JSON/Databases end with putting the data into a table view, which makes the coding a bit different than what I am trying to do. I'm connecting with my Database just fine, but...
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    My tragic newbie Mac experience *sniff*

    hihi all, i'm a lifetime Windows user and know very little about OS X. a Mac virgin. a Mac dummy. a Mac n00b as it were. but thanks to this forum, many questions and concerns i had were answered and i was able to come to a decision. Jan 6: i place the following order: including...
  13. Gersh66

    Bootcamp Newbie Help

    Hello everyone I recently acquired a copy of Windows 8.1 and would like to bootcamp my mac. The windows partition would be specifically for gaming. I currently have a 2011 Macbook Pro with the following specs: Processor: 2.4GHz Intel Core i5 Memory: 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 HD: 214.26 GB free of...