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Alternative to the unreliable Apple Magic keyboard?

While I am a software engineer, I do not like noisy keyboards and I find the latest Apple Magic Keyboard very prone to typos. I do use an iMac and an MacBook so I am looking to find a keyboard that ...
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Safari Webpage Development Hardware: Mac [mini], iPad, iPhone or iTouch

The company I work for is finding that a majority of our users use iPhone's with our web services. Since I only have Android and Windows devices, I cannot test Safari myself and therefore ...
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Mid 2014 macbook pro vs mid 2015 macbook pro?

So I'm currently standing between two choices of macbook pro's. My need is to be able to hook up my macbook via thunderbolt 2 to a dock, and from the dock connect it to a monitor and obtain 4k@60Hz (+ ...
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Macbook Air 2015 good for iOS developing?

Is MacBook Air Early 2015 edition with 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5, 4GB memory 1600 MHz DDR3, 1.5GB graphics card, and 120GB SSD hard drive good learning and developing iOS apps using swift programming ...
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Is it worth buying an iPad if I have an Android smartphone and Windows computer? [closed]

I am seriously considering buying a 9.7 iPad, but I have an Android phone and I am not sure about the compatibility between these 2. Is the hotspot functionality from my Android device going to work ...
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What do I need to mount a thumbdrive to my iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6s running iOS 10.3.3. I'd like to be able to connect a r/w thumbdrive to my phone, but I don't know what kind of adapter I'd have to buy/make. Does anyone have any ...
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Mac Mini (2018) for App / Game Development?

I'm considering getting into app development and also into mobile games development... I have a C# / C++ background. Now I'd like to get a new challenge and start programming for iOS since at work all ...
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Replacement for Apple Magic Keyboard

Not so long ago I bought an iMac but the keyboard is in the Swiss QWERTZ layout and I absolutely hate it (the layout). I can't get accustomed to not having the tilde, curly brackets and square ...
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Which 5.1 receiver can fully be used headless?

I am looking for a slim audio receiver which can configured and used without even having a TV (no dhmi output). The reason for this is because I want to add it to my iMac 5K which has no way to ...
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Macbook Retina 2012/2013 (SATA) To m.2

I recently bought an adapter which allowed me to install a Samsung SSD in my Early 2013 Macbook 15 Pro with SATA. However, now I have a spare 512 GB Apple SSD with it‘s proprietary interface. I‘d ...
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Developing/Designing on Macs

Thank you for future responses to this question. I am a web developer. I work corporate during the day and freelance during the night utilizing mostly front-end technologies/design tools and some ...
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Relatively cheap AirPlay 2 receiver?

With the recent release of AirPlay 2, I now feel that it is time to start a long time coming project of mine which is to create an outdoor speaker system. Currently, I have a few Sonos PLAY:1s in my ...
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Is there a laptop (linux windows) that can match macbook standby time? [closed]

I have been forced 4 years ago to develop on a macbook pro (late 2013) in order to develop a mac application, although skeptical i totally fell in love with the quietness and the standby time of such ...
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MacBook for web development

I am a developer in the Linux ecosystem and I need to build an application in the Apple ecosystem but I am unfamiliar with Apple products. What is the cheapest MacBook Pro that I can purchase to ...
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Can I put AMD firepro d700 GPU into a Windows PC [closed]

I have a Mac Pro with two amd firepro d700 GPUs. Can I pull one of those GPUs out and stick it right into a Windows pc? Or did AMD make these GPUs specifically for Apple only?
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Drop resistant iPhone 6 battery case

I drop my iPhone 6 a lot but also need that extended battery and wired headphones. Is there a life proof that has a battery or that fits on top of the Apple Battery Case? Alternatively a battery ...