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  1. F

    Should I buy a 2015 15" MacBook Pro?... or wait

    I currently have a 2017 13" MacBook Pro without TouchBar. I cannot stand this keyboard and the computer overheats constantly. I have my eye on a used Mid 2015 15 inch Pro with the 2.5ghz i7. The price is $999 and its in great physical shape with a brand new battery. Is this a good decision or...
  2. EEzycade

    Which used MacBook should she buy?

    I have a friend who's a girl. She wants to buy a computer, as she doesn't own one and is sick of her using her mom's outdated slow Windows laptop. She had the idea to buy a pixel book, which I promptly but politely shot down as ChromeOS is limited, not to mention the price tag. She also does not...
  3. lightdisc

    Help Deciding Between Used iMacs

    I am in the market for a budget used iMac that'll get video/audio editing done (especially After Effects). I've come to two affordable options that I will present here for your valued advice. 1. Late 2013 21.5in - 16gb RAM from macsales (OWC) in Excellent condition, 90 day warranty $629 - here...
  4. areskins

    Buying a used MBP for my use case?

    Hi I never had a macbook before and I need help. I kinda want to jump ship to a mac since all of my other devices are apple products but I think Im gonna go for a used one. I usually just write word documents and read pdfs. Which used macbook pro should I buy where I can save money? 1. Is the...
  5. W

    Bought a used 2016 MacBook Pro

    He! everyone :), sorry if this post its really bad written or has something out of place its my first post. so I just bought a used late 2016 MacBook Pro 13 inch, its the base specs i5, 8gb of ram and 256 ssd, I liked it because its in really good condition it has none scratches, it only comes...
  6. V

    What to replace family computer with?

    Hey all, I'm looking to replace a family PC on a budget with an Apple/MacOS device. I have a nice monitor and a usable keyboard and mouse (probably would replace at some point). I'd like to have all devices (iphone , ipad, my work computer which is a 2018 MBP) all on the same ecosystem. It would...
  7. CrazyForCashews

    iPhone X This seems like a great time to buy an X

    Checking Craigslist/Kijiji/Ebay prices for the iPhone X, it seems like this is a great opportunity to buy the phone at a big discount. Resale value of the X is tanking. I've never seen resale value of iPhone's drop this much, and it could be because of various things like the newer models...
  8. M

    Maxed out MBP 13'' or MPB 15'' base

    Hello guys! I'm going to college next year and I will need to get a new laptop. I want it to be future proof but at the same time not too expensive. I currently have MacBook Pro 13'' (2015). I love it, but the only concern is that it has 128GB SSD and it's not that future proof. It's not...
  9. Z

    is my iMac never used before?

    When purchasing a new iMac, how can the buyer be certain or check to know if its brand new and not a used machine or a demo machine placed at some store? Obviously the iMac will not be purchased from some Apple store where things are totally legit and transparent, but from some reseller. So is...
  10. H

    How to best prepare my mac pro for a sale

    Hi, I want to try to sell my early 2009 mac pro and a c2005 Powermac G5. ( and my '07, 09, and '11 MBPs!) What should I do to prepare them for sale in terms of wiping my data and password from the hard drives yet making sure they have the most current as possible OSX and standard apps...
  11. C

    buying second hand: how to asses battery health and how much value does it carry?

    Hello community, I'm on the market for an used Macbook pro (specifically the 2015 13 inch rMBP, 256GB storage) I currently have two offers that differ only on the battery cycle count: - one has 530 cycles and sells for 930€ (this seller claims around 10h of battery life) - the other one has...
  12. X

    Is this Craigslist price for a used iMac too goo to be true?

    Im a college student and I'm looking for an iMac. However I can't afford a new one because like I said... I'm a college student, lol. Please keep in mind I'm not a super computer savvy person. Anyway I see a listing on Craigslist offering an iMac, 21.5 inch 2011 model for $200. "it has 4GB ram...
  13. Jimmy Flynn

    Advice appreciated. 2011 iMac for music production via Logic or Garageband.

    Opportunity to buy the following for music production via Logic: iMac 27 in. Mid-2011 3.4GHz i5 12GB RAM 1TB HDD/200GB SSD $800.00 PRICE NEGOTIABLElogic I am new to Apple products, but I am willing to go through the learning process. No experience with Logic or ProTools. Been recording on a...
  14. R

    Which used mac should I buy?

    Im intrested in buying cheap used macbook for internet surfing and some xcode programming. Ive checked mac os High Sierra support and... MacBook models from late 2009 or later MacBook Pro models from mid 2010 or later Wait, does it mean there are more white unibody macbooks supported than...
  15. imrazor

    Recommendations on used 27" iMacs

    A couple of local deals have come up on used 27" iMacs have come up, and I'm wondering which I should consider. Here are the specs 27" iMac 2009 16GB RAM i7-860 Radeon 4850 512MB 1TB hard drive -OR- 27" iMac 2011 8GB RAM i5-2500S Radeon 6770M 512MB 1TB hard drive Believe it or not, the 2009...
  16. Laryl

    first AW on a budget? Used?

    I have never had an AW. I’m 64 and have been walking to loose weight. I’d like to have an AW but they are so expensive on a retired budget. I saved hard to possibly get the ipX but might have to wait until next year. I need some feedback please. Since I’m just using basic health functions...
  17. Japseguten

    Macbook Pro 15 2009 (bought from friend) can't reinstall OS

    Hi, this is my first Macbook and first apple product other than an old iPhone 3g. I purchased it from a friend as I wanted to learn the OS, and because I got a brilliant deal. Upon booting it I was greeted with the os x utilities (My friend prepared it for me), and upon trying to reinstall OS...
  18. Sebastian79

    Is this a good deal? NEED HELP!

    Hey there! I have this offer and would like to know your opinion on whether this is a good deal, and if I should grab it considering the high price I'm paying for this. The below 2016 Macbook Pro 13" was for sale for $2,400. I negotiated it down to $2,000. Color: Space gray Resolution: 2560x...
  19. S

    Best place to buy USED iPhone 6s+ or 6+ ???

    Craigslist? eBay? Prefer unlocked Thanks!
  20. A

    Buying an Old Imac 2009 vs. 2011

    Two options Both are 21.5 imacs in really good condition: $375 for: Late 2009 iMac 21.5" 3.06 GHz Processor 16GB RAM 500GB HD NVIDIA GeForce 9400 256MB Mac OS 10.11.6 (El Cap) Serial number QP0101FT5PK or $550 for mid-2011: Software Yosemite ILife 11, Office 11 Adobe Master suite CS5.5...