I'm a gamer. I bought a mac. After going through a lot of hassles with Boot Camp, I've decided to switch back. I'll get around $1700 for returning the mac... My question is, would it be better to buy a laptop around this price or sell my desktop as well to up my budget? [more inside]
Is it safe to swap the power adapter attachment between an iBook G4 and an intel MacBook? [more inside]
Can anyone lend me a hand in designing my new home network computer setup? [more inside]
I can't click and drag! I have a silver MacBook that I got in October. A few days ago, the trackpad stopped working and wouldn't let me click. I restarted, and it works for everything but clicking and dragging. (Does that make sense? I can't highlight text, or make a box to take a screen shot, or do a drag and drop, or anything that requires clicking and dragging.) I plugged in an external mouse to see if that would fix it, and it didn't. I did some googling and someone suggested Main Menu. I tried this and it didn't work. I still can't drag and drop! I would rather avoid the Genius Bar, though I am still under warranty. Can you help?
My 2.4 Ghz Macbook Pro running OS 10.6 seems awfully slow to load applications. Any advice? [more inside]
why won't my macbook and my hp officejet printer talk anymore? Wirelessly, I mean. What can I do? [more inside]
The corner of the plastic cover of the battery on my Macbook has broken off. [more inside]
The screen of my Macbook has gone mostly dark. Is there anything I can try at home to fix it? Who in NYC (other than the Apple Store) could I go to? [more inside]
Will my flight have a power outlet for my Macbook? I will be flying with KLM on a Boeing (Douglas) MD-11. [more inside]
The hinge on my partner's new unibody MacBook Pro is just-loose-enough to make using it in bed annoying. Solutions, cases or a hack welcomed. [more inside]
Help! I upgraded to snow leopard and now my internet is painfully slow. A quick google search shows i'm not the only one, but the only fix I can find (to do with the firewall) doesn't help me as I don't have firewall on. There seems to be no difference between Safari and Firefox. I'm seriously considering using time machine to get back to Leopard days. As an example, pre snow leopard, a speed test measured at 1.83mb/s download, 0.16mb/s upload and 41ms latency, speed test just now says 0.46mb/s, 0.24mb/s upload and 51ms latency. Therefore it looks like my upload speed has improved by my download has taken a dial up style kicking. As I don't upload anything very often, I don't care about any improvement in this area. Can anyone assist? I'm running a January 2009 macbook if that helps.
I'm switching to a new external hard drive. How can I consolidate all my files onto it? [more inside]
I've received a new 320GB hard drive that I want to fit in my Macbook which is still running OSX Tiger. I also want to install my Snow Leopard Box set. I need to back all my data up on an external HD. How should I do things? [more inside]
I have a MacBook 2ghz that I bought in Jan 07. On Friday, my fan died, and I need to replace it. [more inside]
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]
My dog broke off a headphone adapter in my macbook. How do I get it out? [more inside]
My partner's Macbook is having trouble staying connected to our Wireless network. Mine still works fine. [more inside]
Macbook pro sound problem. Some sounds only heard through headphones. [more inside]
My 13" Macbook loses wifi connectivity, but then regains it when I reboot. I'm wondering if I can fix my wifi problems with some sort of software tweak, or whether I need to do the heavy lifting. [more inside]
So, I put a huge deep scratch into my macbook aluminum. Thankfully the scratch is on the side of the macbook and all not that noticeable, but, I am still thinking about buying aluminum putty/epoxy or similar, filling the scratch, and refinishing it. Is this a horrible idea? Any advice should I proceed?
Which MacBook should I get? [more inside]
I am selling a computer (macbook) on craigslist, and some of the potential buyers are asking about a warranty. What sort of warranty should I write? [more inside]
Looking for a MacBook (White) sleeve. Just a sleeve. No pockets/pouches/straps, not a bag, not something bulky but with more structure and protection than the ubiquitous neoprene sleeves. [more inside]
So I've got an older Macbook with a broken optical drive (it takes heroic measures to get it to eject discs), and I'm trying to figure out the best way to replace it. [more inside]
This evening, I've begun noticing intermittent graphics glitches and flakiness on my MacBook Pro. I'm well familiar with the slow and painful graphics card death that can plague Macs, and I'm wondering- What's the best to diagnose whether that's truly the issue? [more inside]
How do I find out what video card I have in my Macbook? [more inside]
I've been debating with myself for the last week or so about which Mac I should buy and when I should buy it. My brain could use a break from the back and forth, and that's why I'm asking for help. [more inside]
My Macbook Core Duo 1.83 GHZ experiences random dimming of the screen, like a flicker, from time to time. I just bought it from my sister in law and installed Leopard on it. She said she'd never had this problem while she was using it, when it had Tiger. [more inside]
Where can my daughter get her MacBook hard drive fixed in Christchurch NZ?
Why will Airport recognize an open network but no longer connect to it? [more inside]
My MacBook Pro no longer burns DVDs, and from what I can see it would cost more to fix it than to simply buy an external one. Anyone have any recommendations for a good burner?
Dead Macbook Pro display. Apple resellers charging $1,000. Any recommendations on somewhere else to purchase from? [more inside]
How do you hook up a TV to use as the monitor for a macbook?? I'm having some problems.. [more inside]
Macbook randomly deleting Applications. Is it haunted? [more inside]
"this dvd for non-modified region 1 players only". Being a techno-dunce, I've recently found out that my macbook won't play these types of restricted dvds. Is there a way to determine in advance which dvds are and are not restricted in this way? [more inside]
Every night this week my Macbook has stopped connecting to my Airport. Why? How can I fix this? [more inside]
Do I need a new macbook or am I expecting too much from my current one? [more inside]
What is the best way to sync my contacts (name, email, phone number) between my iPhone, MacBook Pro, and Gmail? I am using Address Book at the moment but should I be using something else?
What is the best way to sync my contacts (name, email, phone number) between my iPhone, MacBook Pro, and Gmail? I am using Address Book at the moment but should I be using something else? [more inside]
So, I am in the market for a new laptop and am looking at all kinds of options. I'd like something that's going to allow me to continue to support my Windows clients, and one that's also going to allow me to virtualize other operating systems. I am considering many options, including Macs. I am curious: For those of you who have a 15" Macbook Unibody that run virtual guest O/S via VMWare Fusion, how does it perform? How much RAM did you need? How is the Mac performance when running a virtual O/S? How does the short 900 pixel resolution affect your ability to run Windows apps? What about Ubuntu or Fedora with VMWare Fusion? What about Vista or even Windows 7? Any and all stories are welcome, including stories about the last generation MacBooks.
How do you get Time Machine working with Windows Home Server? [more inside]
We've had to buy five macbooks in three years because of a couple of apartment break-ins. Now we're moving (because of apartment break-ins). I put up the old macbook boxes up for free (seem too nice just to recycle) on Craigslist and got a surprising number of takers. Is there a scam here? [more inside]
Time to replace the Mac. Should a graphic designer go for the economical iMac or is splurging for a MacBook Pro and external screen worth it? [more inside]
Do any retailers have the Seagate Momentus 7200.4 hard drive in stock? If not, should I just give up and buy a 5400.6? [more inside]
Just spilled coffee into a 13" macbook. Remediation tips? [more inside]
I think my hard disk just died. Help me figure out an action plan, before I die of anxiety. [more inside]
All of the websites I don't have explicitly bookmarked have stopped loading for me. On any wireless connection. Help. [more inside]
New Shiny 17-Inch MacBook Pro: Is the upgrade from the 2.66Ghz to the 2.93Ghz processor worth the US$300? [more inside]
Built-in MacBook microphone records an annoying buzzy/overloaded tone on loud vocals- is there a cheap fix? [more inside]
Will upgrading the size (but not RPM or cache size) of my laptop's hard drive increase performance? [more inside]
Can you recommend a good touchup paint for a white Macbook? [more inside]