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24" 2k vs 27" 2k monitor for Mac Book Pro 13 inch M1chip (2020) - Better text clarity and a lot of reading!

I am new to Mac and need help buying a suitable monitor.I am a technical writer and need to read/write a lot of text. Screen size (multiple tabs) and text clarity (clearer the better) are my priority. ...
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MacBook Pro 2012 Disk Upgrade

I have an old MacBook Pro 2012 that I would quite like to resurrect, however it is INTENSELY SLOW, even after a reinstall of MacOS High Sierra. It has 16GB RAM and a Core i7, so I can't see those ...
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MacBook Pro 14’ M1/M2 Pro for docker and virtualization

I need to buy a new portable laptop for my uses. Someone gave me an offer on the 2021 MacBook Pro 14 inches with the M1 Pro. I am not far from accepting but the only thing that makes me wait is the ...
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Any recommendation for a monitor that works painless with a Macbook Pro?

I have a Macbook Pro 16 inches with an Intel processor (2020) and I recently bought a 27 inches external monitor from Philips that was supposed to make my life easier at work. But there were a lot of ...
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Can I play Plasma on the MacBook Air M1 base model?

Can I play Plasma on the MacBook Air M1 base model? Maybe using Parallels? The requirements mention GPU. But there is a GPU in the MacBook Air M1 base model. Could it run the game?
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Which laptop should I buy once my macbook died

recently my macbook pro 2013 died And I would like to ask what should I do, buy a new macbook pro, or move on to another laptop? I am not going to use windows probably just a linux or osx depending in ...
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Should I get a Macbook Pro M1 16" and Lenovo Thinkpad P series as a software developer, assuming I've always been a Windows user?

Which of the two laptops should I get for my work as a software engineer if cost is not an issue for either of them? I'm a bit reluctant to go with MacBook since I've used windows my entire life and a ...
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Better laptop than M2 macbook air for the same price in 2022?

I'm going to computer sciences studies for the next few years. I have around 1800€ (1€ = 1$) to spend in a labtop. It needs to be portable and powerful. Everyone is saying that Apple is overprice, so ...
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Recommendation for a Macbook Pro M1 Pro/Max docking station

There are countless USB C and Thunderbolt docking stations out there. But it's kinda difficult to buy one that really works. I have one of the new 14" MacBook Pro M1 Max which are capable to ...
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Any Cheap Type C to USB Converter?

I've recently purchased the Macbook M1, There are only two types c ports available. I am thinking to purchase the Apple USB hub, but it is very expensive. Can you suggest to me some cheaper options?
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eGPU for performance increase inside of VMware Fusion

I have started looking into eGPUs and their capabilities. My reason for using an eGPU is for coursework in CADD. I currently run a virtual machine to run the software for my classes (see list below). ...
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Backup for Mac? Alternatives to Apple Time Capsule?

I used to backup my MacBook to the Apple Time Capsule. It saved me several times in the past ~5 years. Since Apple is not manufacturing this device anymore, I wonder what is the current most effective ...
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Display/Monitor recommendations for the new MacBook Pro 14” M1 Pro

I recently purchased a MacBook Pro 14” M1 Pro (2021 model) and looking to get an external monitor for it. I’m looking at probably a 27-34” screen size at 4K, as my previous monitor was an old 2012 ...
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NVIDIA RTX GPU via BOOTCAMP or AMD GPU via macOS Metal rendering

Should I use a NVIDIA RTX 3060 Ti for Blender Cycles X via BOOTCAMP, or AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT via Metal macOS Rendering (when it is officially released) Computer specs: Intel Core i5-8210Y 8GB LPDDR3 ...
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How much of a bottleneck will I get with a 3060 Ti and Core i5

I am going to get a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti and an eGPU chassis for my computer. I have a MacBook Air (I Know NVIDIA isn't supported for macOS) and use the eGPU on bootcamp. I have heard that your ...
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Macbook PRO vs Windows for .Net Core and .Net Framework Projects

I searched on Google, Reddit but there is no good answers. If you are not .Net developer, you can pass the topic. Let me know to you introduce the limits. You are .Net developer You have two ...
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Do any of the big SSD makers make internal SSDs for the MacBook Pro?

Do any of the big SSD makers, like Western Digital, make internal SSDs for the pre-TouchBar (pre-2106) MacBook Pro? These SSDs use m.2 PCIe interfaces but apparently they are modified in a way to make ...
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Solution to share Magic Trackpad between Macbook Pro and Windows laptop?

I use a Macbook Pro and a Windows Laptop each with its own dedicated monitor. I also have an Apple Magic Trackpad 2 that works great on both Mac and Windows 10. Does anyone know of a solution where ...
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