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    What MacBook Pro 14" Configuration for Social Media Content Creation

    I am a video editor/social media content creator with the intensions to go to university for graphic design. Currently I am using the 14" MacBook Pro (2021) with M1 Pro 10 Core/16Core, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD. The software I use for my work, for the things I need for university and what I...
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    All iPads Apple pen - is it worth it?

    I’m looking into buying an iPad for university, and I like the idea of writing notes using an Apple Pencil onto an ipad, and I believe there’s then apps that can change your writing into text to. I may get an Apple Pencil but they seem so expensive for what they are, do you think it’s really...
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    Super Conflicted

    thank you for the help!
  5. mike.messiah

    Help- Cant connect to University Internet Connection on iMAC

    Good morning I am an Asst. Professor working at Mizoram University, India. Recently we received an Apple 27" iMAC Rx580x desktop (2019) for video production work. Our University uses Windows PC mostly. So when we asked the IT department to configure our iMAC for our University internet, they...
  6. stormchasejg

    Upgrade from rMBP 2013 to 2018 MBP?

    hi all, I’m currently considering purchasing a new 2018 MacBook Pro to upgrade my late 2013 retina. I’m starting a computer science degree in about 6 weeks time so need to make a decision on whether to get one, my current system is a 13” 2.6Ghz i5, 256gb SSD and I’d be looking to upgrade to the...
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    What Add On's Do I Need For a Macbook Pro?

    Hi, I'm starting college/university in September and I'm overdue a new laptop and I've decided I want to get a 13" Macbook Pro (without touch-bar). However, I'm not sure whether I should/need to upgrade the processor, memory or storage of the Macbook, or keep it at the basic model; being the i5...
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    Upgrade to MBP for uni?

    Hey guys, I am starting a computer science programme in September and I've got a base model MacBook Air 2015 atm. I was really wondering whether I should upgrade to the 2017 MacBook Pro because I'd like to complete the whole 4 years of the course without changing my laptop (not really going to...
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    MacBook Air for uni?

    Hi guys, I may be starting uni in September (part time) and am on the hunt for a laptop. My current Windows laptop is 5 years old and sluggish; I have an Acer chromebook which I use for Google docs (currently doing another course) but the lack of full Word/only being able to use it online is an...
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    Going back to university as an iPad only user

    There’s a lot of interest about the iPad only lifestyle since iOS 11 and the Pro came out, so I’m inclined to share experiences that you might like to read about on here and get a discussion going about whether or not you think it’s a good idea or maybe how it’s working for you too. Last year...
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    MacBook Pro 13 + Ipad Pro 10.5 for University

    Hey, I'm searching for some advice. I currently have a MacBook Pro 13.3 inch with touch bar - Max i7 3.3 ghz - 256 GB ssd - 16 GB ram I've been doing tons of graphic design & other work on this, even without using an external monitor it works great and I almost never have problems with it...
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    iPad Pro 12.9" vs 10.5" for a university student

    Longtime lurker here, I wanted to hear your opinions. I'll be going to university in September to study CS and I already have a MacBook Pro 15" from 2015. I want to buy an iPad for notes(handwritten mainly, but also typed), media consumption and all the other uses one might buy an iPad for...
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    College's social network: PocketBoard

    Your college’s social network. Do you ever have this question “What’s happening in my college?” if yes, then PocketBoard is your answer. PocketBoard makes it possible for you to be informed about everything that’s going on in your class, college or university 24/7. You can say that it’s ”a...
  14. Mac-lover3

    Going to uni next year..

    Hello everyone I'm sorry to start another thread about this subject but that's partially what forums are for. Here we go: I'm in my last year and still have my MacBook Air from 2011 (1,6GHz i5, 4GB RAM, 128GB, Intel HD3000). While the laptop is still in good shape it's generally getting a lot...
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    Yoga 900s vs. rMB+iPad Pro

    Any opinions welcome on a decision to try and lighten my university backpack up. I'm thinking of a rMB+iPad Pro set up for the handwriting and annotation abilities paired with the regular computing of the macOS, but they come at a price of around $2463.00 with edu discount. The Lenovo Yoga...
  16. scottandrews27

    Laptop For Uni Advice

    Hi guys I currently have a mac mini 2014 2.6 ghz. I think it is ok apart from the lack of ssd. I am currently in the market for a macbook but I know a new one is being released within the next few months. Should I sell the mac mini and then get a powerful 13 inch or keep the mac mini and get...