Questions tagged [osx]

For questions asking for devices using, compatible with, or interfacing with, Apple's macOS (formerly called OS X).

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Economical Apple laptop wanted for personal use

I could use a little advice on my next computer purchase from a few Apple consumers who have had some hands-on experience with some of Apple's latest products. I have some financing available to me to ...
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What matters most in a development machine?

Okay, so a little background here: I am a software engineering student who spends much of his time developing mobile apps with Flutter. As of right now, my main machine is a Surface Pro 4 with a dual-...
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A wireless gaming headset that works for linux, windows, macosx, andriod, and ios under 200 usd

The problem in general So I'm on the search for a new gaming headset. I go through headsets like crazy due to the fact that I constantly drop things. Dropped item with wire plugged in = damaged wire. ...
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Looking for a microcontroller for embedded OS

I'm looking for an MCU with development board on which I can build a small embedded OS. I'm looking for something along these lines: At least single digit MBs of EEPROM or flash. About 1MB or so ...
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MacBook Pro 2012 Thunderbolt-to-dual-Displayport Adapter?

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro (this model) and I have also inherited two Dell U2515h displays, which understand DisplayPort 1.2 (but not Thunderbolt). I'd like to use the laptop (running OSX High Sierra) ...
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Why is the production year of a mac relevant? [closed]

Is the production year really a requirement for running the newest os with the newest xcode? Shouldn't it be enough fulfilling the hardware requirements such as cpu, ram, hdd, etc? If I in theory buy ...
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Powerful external WiFi dongle hackable enough to change MAC (media access control) address? (Apple Mac OS X)

Background (not the question) I'm not a hacker, I'm a terribly lazy guy who prefers to download 10 GB Virtual Machine (1 click) than to install a few packages to get software running (stuff never ...
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Best USB drive to run OS on

I was planning to install an OS on a USB flash drive so I can run another OS out of my classic Windows 7. I was searching for USB drives with high Read and Write speeds, but then I read on an article ...
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MacBook for iOS development

Which is a good Mac laptop for development: the MacBook Pro MD101HN/A or the MacBook Air MMGF2HN/A. In 2017, is it worth buying a MacBook Pro(MD101HN/A)? The MacBook Pro MD101HN/A (Late 2012 Model) ...
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Can I use an external HD with OS X as an internal boot disc? [closed]

I installed OS X 10.12 on an external drive. I'd like to now swap the internal drive with the external drive. Will this work? --- UPDATE Thanks. for anyone else who is interested. OS X installed on ...
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Replace Hard Drive for an SSD - Suggestion?

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012), and I'd like to speed up my computer. To do this, I'd like to change my Hard Drive for an SSD (with approximately 500 GB memory). I thought buying an SSD PCI ...
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Replace Hard Drive for an SSD - Suggestion? [closed]

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012), and I'd like to speed up my computer. To do this, I'd like to change my Hard Drive for an SSD (with approximately 500 GB memory). I thought buying an SSD PCI ...
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Looking for a VPN capable router for a small business

Looking to buy a VPN capable router, for less than 10 concurrent users. It needs to handle IPSec and have us be able to connect to it from both OS X and Windows clients. Preferably it needs to work ...
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Adapter to connect Intel Compute Stick to Mac to see the output

I have Intel Compute Stick which has HDMI male connector as output which I would like to connect to Macbook Pro which has HDMI port (female), USB and ThunderBolt Mini DisplayPort. My goal is to see ...
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Final Cut Pro X: iMac or Mac Pro for House of Worship?

I need to purchase a new Mac to run Final Cut Pro X. We plan to use FCPX to edit video of our weekly church service shot by 3 cameras. Sound will come directly from the sound board. I don't expect we'...
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External CD Drive as a substitute to the Apple Superdrive

Many MacBooks don't have an internal CD drive, notably the Air, and as a result, people who have CDs are forced to get an external drive. I love music, and I've got tons of it on CDs, so I want a ...
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Pocket-size keyboard for a programmer

I'm looking for pocket-size keyboard, so it can be carried between work on daily basis without additional headache. Can either be wireless or wired. It should work without any lag or known problems (...
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Mini projector for mirroring the screen or watching movies

I'm looking for home mini (or pocket) projector to connect to the laptop and mirror the screen in order to watch videos. I have less requirements than this question and my budget is lower (ideally ...
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Simple-to-use API-controllable LED light(s)?

I'd like to have a simple LED light that I can control from my computer (2012 MacBook Pro). I've heard of Kickstarter projects like blink(1), but I don't want to have it stuck right up against my ...
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Reliable desktop scanner with Duplex Automatic Document feeder (DADF)?

I am looking for portable or medium-sized scanner which can take around 20-30 pages at the same time, scan them and convert into PDF format (compatible with OS X). Usually scanners having Duplex ...