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  1. C

    Carrier Ipad vs mac in a students perspective

    Hey everyone, It's my first post on here and I need help with something. Right now I am entering college as a finance student and have a MacBook Pro 15 inch mid 2015 version. It works fine just loud, hot and has its hiccups. But with this apple discount going on right now for students I want...
  2. E

    Help re: 2020 Macbook Air

    Hi, I’m wanting to buy the 2020 macbook air, as pretty much everything about it suits my needs/wants perfectly... However, I’ve been seeing a lot of negative reports regarding the fan/throttling issues (some saying it idles at 100 celsius??) For context, I’m a college student who will be...
  3. miles8888

    MacBook Air specs for High School Student?

    We are about to buy new MacBook Airs for our nieces. One is about to enter 10th grade and the other 9th. Wondering to go with 8GB or 16GB of RAM? 128GB or 256GB Storage? As a professional photographer, when I buy a MacBookPro for myself, I always max out the RAM (currently have 32GB and wish...
  4. areskins

    Macbook 12” 2015/2016 in 2019?

    Hi, I’ve never had a macbook before but Im very interested in these macbooks. Im a med student and we usually just use pdf readers, ppt and word. Is the macbook 2015 still usable to this day? Will it slow down any time soon? Is the 2016 baseline model substantially better than the 2015? When...
  5. K

    Black Friday

    Hey so I’m wanting to get a MacBook on Black Friday and I was wondering if anyone knows if you can use the student discount on Black Friday deals?
  6. S

    Best MacBook Pro for a computer science students

    Soon I'm going to study computer science at uni, so I need a MacBook Pro but I want to know which of these models would be the best for me. They are both the same prize €1999 and both 13". 1. Macbook Pro 2017 without Touch Bar 2.5GHz dual-core 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo...
  7. Brinadang

    Is 2018 13inch Macbook Pro worth the wait?

    I currently own a 13 inch Macbook Air. Its not the lastest one, but I bought about 4 years ago. I want to upgrade to a Pro because I am a video editor, and also I might be shooting 4k. After effects can get really slow on my laptop because I do more intensive editing so I’m hoping to get a...
  8. D

    Samsung Q6F vs MU8500 vs MU8000

    With my student discount at Samsung, I have the ability to get one of these three TVs for far under $1000. I’m looking at the: Q6F: 49” for $640 / 55” for $800 MU8500: 55” for $700 MU8000: 49” for $640 / 55” for $675 Which of these models, at what size, is the best value for the money? I...
  9. Q

    EU VAT Question

    Hello all, I am a non EU-passport holding student studying in France. I'm thinking of buying the iPhone 10 and claiming the VAT refund when I travel out of France. I will be traveling outside of the EU late January from one of the retail stores in Paris (not online because I can't claim a tax...
  10. A

    Buying advice: iMac or MacBook Pro, which model?

    I need a new Mac and I'm thinking of going with a desktop. I've had a MacBook Pro for years, and hardly ever took it out of the house. After getting an iPad it basically stayed at home, always hooked to a monitor an an external HDD. I'm a university student but I found that I work best at home...
  11. X

    MBP 13" or 15" 2017

    Hi, I have a 15" MBP 2013, i7 2.7, 16Gb RAM, 512Gb SSD) and planning to upgrade. I'm choosing between 13" and 15". First I decided to 15" because logically I had 15" and I was satisfied, but after visiting the APR and trying(browsing web, typing, watching 4k video :D) both models and fell in...
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    How much storage should I partition for my MacBook Pro?

    Hi, I have a MacBook Pro 13" Early 2015 with 256GB of storage, and I am unsure about how much storage should I partition for Bootcamp Windows 10. I am planning to use this for programming in Visual Basic (Going to install Visual Studio 2017 Community). I think the sweet spot is 50-55GB but what...
  13. AppleDavid

    Macbook Pro 13 for Adobe and Windows 10

    Hello! Im going to college this october and I need a new laptop. I have a few laptops in mind: Macbook Pro 13(2017) BASE Macbook Pro 13 with Touch Bar (base-256 SSD...) Windows Laptop The main think will be Adobe software and light programming. Will one of these laptops be good for light...
  14. Mr. Dee

    Would you buy a MacBook Pro for young child or teenager?

    Came across an article on sixcolors.com from Jason Snell about purchasing a Mac for a student. Now, obvious exceptions include family where money is no exception and obviously know you have a genius and you want to give them the best tools to learn. Taking into consideration, a MacBook Pro is...
  15. ShareGamer

    Would the MBA 2015 still suit my needs?

    Hi there! I'm struggling a bit on deciding what to buy. So, I bought a Ipad pro 12.9 second gen and it has been replacing my computer a 100% until last week. I'm an engineering student, and we will have to do some work with Wolfram Mathematica and Mathlab. And I can't run those programs on...
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    Combination of devices for student?

    Hello. I am an undergraduate student about to enter the realm of postgraduate research, and am looking to upgrade/simplify my setup. My current setup consists of two Macs, and I feel that things could be much simpler with a single computer. I feel that, for me at least, it's unnecessary to own...
  17. skyfoxa

    Apps Twitter client

    Hello MacRumors comunity, I'd like to ask you for a favor. I'm student of information technology. I've created an app - twitter client for apple TV - as my bachelor thesis and I'd need some reviews. I'd like to ask you if you have a little time to test it and fill in a short form it would help...
  18. spikionion

    2016 MBP 13" w/ touch bar or 15" for Computer Forensics student?

    Hello everyone, I would love to get your feedback on which MBP I should get. I am a freshman of the computer forensic/ information security track, and I am planning to buy an MBP late 2016, but I am not sure if I should get the 13" with touch bar or the 15". Here are my options: 1) 13"...
  19. areskins

    Is the iPad Pro 12.9 enough for me?

    Good day everyone. I don't know which one to pick between an ipad pro 12.9 or a macbook/macbook pro. Currently, I have an iPad Air 1 and a 2011 windows laptop and is thinking of upgrading one of the two. Budget is a bit tight since med school is expensive enough. My daily usage usually revolves...
  20. areskins

    Is the 2015 Macbook Pro enough for me?

    Hey there! Im torn between getting the 2015 13 inch mbp or the non touchbar 2016 mbp. I would just use it for word processing, movies and ocassional gaming. I never had a macbook before so somewhat confuses me. Of course the 2016 mbp makes you look "cooler" having the new device but I think I...