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Seeking custom 2-button remote to navigate itunes forward/backward.

For use with a Mac Mini. Wireless preferable but not essential. [more inside]
posted by ducky l'orange on Feb 24, 2014 - 5 answers

Macbook Pro will not connect to Thunderbolt display

MPB late 2011, Thunderbolt native running 10.8.2 will not light up Thunderbolt display I bought today at the Apple Store. [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate on Feb 24, 2013 - 7 answers

not the brightest bulb in the monitor

My iMac is doing something weird with brightness. It's not showing up at full brightness except every once in a while for a second after the display has slept. [more inside]
posted by NoraReed on Sep 22, 2012 - 16 answers

Wacky display on Mac. Halp?

When I log into my MacBook Pro, the graphics contrast suddenly increases — by a whole lot. What the heck is going on? [more inside]
posted by neckro23 on Jan 26, 2012 - 7 answers

How can I see on my main monitor what is being displayed on my secondary monitor?

I have a secondary monitor on my iMac that is installed in a room 50 feet away from my main monitor. I need a way to see on my main screen, whatever is displayed on the secondary monitor. Using Mac OS X 10.7. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by orlandop on Nov 20, 2011 - 15 answers

Adjusting colour saturation in OS X

Adjusting display colour saturation in OS X [more inside]
posted by Crane Shot on May 25, 2011 - 9 answers

How do I wipe a hard drive on an iMac with a dead display?

How do I wipe a hard drive on an iMac with a dead display? [more inside]
posted by frenetic on Feb 2, 2011 - 6 answers

What's the cheaper alternative to Apple's 24" Cinema Displays?

What's the cheaper alternative to Apple's 24" Cinema Displays? [more inside]
posted by bartleby on May 7, 2010 - 10 answers

How to calibrate cinema display with MacBook?

How to calibrate cinema display with MacBook? [more inside]
posted by deern the headlice on Mar 8, 2010 - 6 answers

Why does my Mac Pro displays static and garbled junk on both displays?

Please help me correctly diagnose this video/display problem on my 3-year-old, out-of-warranty Mac Pro. [more inside]
posted by tomorama on Jan 13, 2010 - 5 answers

How to drive 12 interactives with one machine?

What do I use to drive a multi head (12 displays) interactive display wall? I want to use one machine to run 12 discrete slide shows. Each show is only 2 slides. Mac/PC? Software? [more inside]
posted by MrBobaFett on Dec 22, 2009 - 12 answers

Stubborn MBP Display Problems

I bring my MacBook Pro to school, and hook it up to an external monitor (with higher resolution) in clamshell mode. I come home and use it as a laptop. Often when I switch from clamshell to laptop, the desktop still thinks it's in the higher resolution, and all my icons are off the screen. Logging out fixes it. Is there an quicker way to fix this? [more inside]
posted by one_bean on Nov 2, 2009 - 10 answers

This is not the universe telling me that I need new glasses.

My Macbook Pro display keeps randomly resizing to different resolutions. It started suddenly, about a month ago. What happened? Can I make it stop? [more inside]
posted by honeybee413 on Sep 1, 2009 - 3 answers

I really WANT to love it...

Macbook Pro display woes from a recent switcher: hardware or software? Will I be happy with Boot Camp? I'm starting to feel afraid... [more inside]
posted by StrikeTheViol on Aug 20, 2009 - 9 answers

Cinema Display problem(?)

Is the problem my Cinema Display and if so do I have any hope of fixing it? [more inside]
posted by sueinnyc on Jun 16, 2009 - 6 answers

Frame Skipping Mac

Why is the video skipping on my Mac when hooked up to seconday display? [more inside]
posted by thefamousmoe on Apr 28, 2009 - 3 answers

It's not just Apple's logo that used to be in color

My wife has a shiny new unibody Macbook. We have observed a bizarre display bug. The bug is intermittent and temporary. What happens is that the contents (or some of the contents) of the front window will appear in grayscale. Resizing or scrolling the window, or clicking on an element in the window, will usually make it go away. This happens in all kinds of apps: the Finder, Safari, InDesign, etc. It happens on an external screen and the laptop's own screen (with or without the external hooked up). [more inside]
posted by adamrice on Mar 31, 2009 - 18 answers

OS Font issues... Need HELP!

HELP! I am going nutty. Some of my MAC OS fonts and some web page fonts display as Black with a white outline which makes it very difficult to read. It happens in all browsers as well. I assume it is a font issue but have no idea how to fix it or which font it is affecting.
posted by Vanna79 on Nov 15, 2008 - 8 answers

Apple Cinema Display cords vs. Office Chair I: Chair won in TKO. Help me win the rematch!

Apple Cinema Display cords vs. Office Chair I: Chair won in TKO. Help me win the rematch! The end user ran over the DC plug of her Cinema Display monitor. How can I fix this? [more inside]
posted by joemax on Mar 13, 2008 - 5 answers

Aquify Safari 3 form elements?

What should I put in a custom browser stylesheet to override and Aquify all web form element styles (buttons, text fields, etc.) in Safari 3.0.4? I'd like to undo custom properties like colors, fonts, and borders, and make all form elements display natively, using Aqua, like Safari used to do in previous versions. I'm essentially looking for the opposite answer to this question, using a custom userContent.css-esque stylesheet. (Thanks for your help.)
posted by tepidmonkey on Jan 28, 2008 - 1 answer

Need help with 30" Cinema Display

Am I stuck using my 30" Apple Cinema HD Display at 1280 x 800 for the forseeable future? [more inside]
posted by unclejeffy on Apr 11, 2007 - 15 answers

help with monitor/display

Samsung 740N TFT 17 inch monitor - ibook G4 [more inside]
posted by cg2 on Mar 8, 2007 - 5 answers

Crappy MacBook displays: true or false?

Are the displays on the MacBook Pro really as bad as I hear they are? [more inside]
posted by Venadium on Feb 27, 2007 - 28 answers

Is there a utility that will let me save my screen layout?

Every morning, when I hook my mac up to my external display at work, I have to spend a little bit re-arranging all my active application windows where I want them. Is there some sort of utility that would let me save the layout?
posted by subpixel on Jan 26, 2007 - 5 answers

Using a PowerBook as an extra display...

Is it possible for me to use my PowerBook G4 as a display -- meaning, can I connect some input source and view it just like I would an external LCD? [more inside]
posted by Aanidaani on Dec 2, 2006 - 5 answers

How to display my Mac .ppt on a PC-friendly projector?

Is there a way to switch the display on my Mac G4 to an external projector? [more inside]
posted by 53B3L1U5 on Nov 27, 2006 - 2 answers

iTunes song in the menu bar?

Is there anyway to display the currently playing song (on iTunes) on the empty space of Menu Bar at the top of the screen? (OSX) [more inside]
posted by ruwan on Oct 31, 2006 - 6 answers

Making the most of your Xbox 360 on a computer display?

What's the best computer display available for connecting an Xbox 360 to? [more inside]
posted by Sevenupcan on Oct 14, 2006 - 10 answers

How to restore display on a Mac

We moved my husband's Mac from one side of the room to the other, carefully re-connecting all the cables. But when we started it up again, the screen displays in almost indecipherable chunky gray-and-white (8-bit?), and the icon and window sizing are all wrong. Help, please!
posted by Uccellina on Sep 3, 2006 - 19 answers

Help Fix My Dell^H^H^H^HMac, please.

How do I fix my display resolution? Warning: This is not as simple a question as it appears to be. [more inside]
posted by ZakDaddy on May 27, 2006 - 5 answers

Help save my beloved iBook!

Help save my laptop! I was using my G4 iBook last night, and suddenly the screen went black. [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Apr 26, 2006 - 10 answers

How can I improve the display resolution on an iMac?

A question for a friend: How can one improve the display resolution on an iMac beyond the options in the System Preferences? (My friend is a writer, and she needs the on-screen fonts to be sharp and clear and easy on the eyes.) [more inside]
posted by jdroth on Jan 5, 2006 - 12 answers

Acer LCD, mac mini aspect ratio

I bought a mac mini and an Acer 17" LCD for my mom recently, and it finally looks great since I switched from the VGA to the digital cable. However, the aspect ratio seems a little off - everything is a bit squished together. [more inside]
posted by luriete on Jun 18, 2005 - 5 answers

My Mac Mini Display Detection Dilemma

I've made the switch to a Mac Mini, and unfortunately it seems to be detecting my monitor capabilities incorrectly; how can I override this autodetection, or otherwise get around the problem? [more inside]
posted by Chunder on May 28, 2005 - 17 answers

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