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Typing and UI lag, yosemite

I have a macbook pro 13" mid 2009 with SSD and 8GB RAM. It runs Yosemite 10.10.5. When I changed the original HD with an SSD and installed Yosemite (a few months ago), the computer started working ...
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How to turn off an external display without disconnecting?

I have a workplace setup for my Macbook Pro 15" (2011) that is actually two workplaces. One is the Macbook itself, for sitting. The second, right next to it, is a standing desk with an external ...
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Ability to automatically dim secondary monitor when focus on primary

Is there a 3rd party app or combination of system settings and scripts that dims a secondary monitor until focus is brought to a window displayed on it? I like having multiple monitors but I would ...
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How to use Retina display at 2048x1280 @ HighDPI?

I understand that I can get the 2048x1280 resolution through scaling, but wanted to know if I can get the retina crispy feel at a higher resolution than the "More Space" option Apple give us. I've ...
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21.5 inch retina iMac used as external monitor [duplicate]

I am thinking of purchasing this little fella http://www.apple.com/shop/buy-mac/imac?product=MK452LL/A&step=config# and (also) using it as an external monitor to my MacBook Pro (mid 2014). Is it ...
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Disable smooth fading when changing brightness of MacBook Pro Screen

I'm on a late 2013 15" MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Is there any way of disabling/enabling whether the display smoothly fades when the brightness keys are hit (F1 to lower, F1 to raise)? On my ...
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Why does my Mac slow down when the volume/brightness indicator fades out?

I frequently change the volume and brightness on my computer. Usually I modify them to more or less match my surrounding physical(!) environment. But there's this one annoying quirk with changing my ...
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How can I show my windows in a non-mirror display (connected to a projector)?

The title is phrased pretty badly. It would be great if someone can improve it. My English is bad. Situation: I am going to do a presentation about my app. During the presentation, I need to switch ...
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Mirror macbook air screen to external display and then extend that display with another external display?

I have MBA mid 2013 and two 24 inch Dell external monitors. How to make mirror of laptop screen to one Dell display and then extend (or maybe I don't know which term should I use) with another Dell ...
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On El Capitan, is it possible to display picture just on external monitor, and not on laptop's screen?

On El Capitan, is it possible to display picture just on external monitor, and not on laptop's screen? I want to close my laptop and use it as desktop, and I have every other piece of external ...
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Screen flickering when the Shake to Find gesture on MacBook Pro Mid-2014

When using the Shake to Find gesture, my screen intermittently flickers -- usually at the end of the animation. I thought it may be due to the external mouse but it also occurs with the trackpad. The ...
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Is it possible and relatively easy to boot a 2013 MacBook Air from an external drive?

Given a MacBook Air that's working but with dead display and SSD, can I use it as a desktop-only machine with an external monitor and external hard drive? The guy at the Apple Store Genius Bar this ...
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Is it possible to mirror 2.5K or 5K iMac display to 1080p TV through Apple TV without swithcing iMac's resolution?

I have a 27" iMac with 2.5K built-in display resolution. Also i may replace it with a 5K/retina one. The problem is mirroring it's display without changing my mac's resolution other than it's native ...
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Can't achieve a higher than 1920x1080 on AOC U3477Pqu, powered by late 2011 Macbook pro…?

My late 2011 Macbook pro comes with an AMD Radeon HD 6750M 512 MB graphics card and Apple state it: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 ...
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display will not wake when using external monitor

I am using a macbook air. It worked fine until recently. As far as I know I did not change anything. There are two problematic behaviors: Lid open: when waking, the external monitor does not ...
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Mac mini 2014? Connecting to a 2nd monitor

I currently have a mac mini with a thunderbolt connecting my vga monitor to this. I now want to connect a second monitor but my problem is this....I only have a hdmi female in the mac mini and the ...
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Is there an iphone app to check if the brightness of your computer monitor is too bright?

I've been looking for an app to check if the brightness of my computer monitor is too high and is straining to my eyes. Does such an app exist that measures brightness of a monitor using the camera ...
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play display from MacBook to projector connected to mac pro

I've got a projector connected to my MacPro. Now I would like to be able to mirror the screen from my MacBook(!) to this projector. Is this possible? Seems like an use case for AirPlay, but I am new ...
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How to scale down 4k monitor

I have got new 28 inch 4K monitor (AOC U2879VF). Display options give me either 3840x2160 or 1920*1080. Full 4k is too small, but 1080p on a 28 inch is too big. I cannot find a way to sclae to ...
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My Macbook Pro (Early 2011) Keyboard and Touchpad are Unresponsive

So here's the situation. I have a Macbook Pro 8,1 (Early 2011, so non-Retina; this was just prior to that implementation, if I remember right) running El Capitan, 8 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive. I've ...
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Set custom resolution to external monitor

I've just bought for few euros an used pivot monitor. The problem is that if I rotate the monitor of 90° using display preferences I get black rows on top and on the bottom. I would like to know if ...
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Set a Display colour profile via Terminal or AppleScript? (Macbook)

I would like to be able to change the display colour profile of my MacBook, with a view to writing a program that changes the loaded colour profile on a shortcut key-press, or automatically at certain ...
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Can I use a USB to HDMI converter to set up 2 external monitors on my 2015 Macbook Air?

Can the Macbook Air (2015 model) power a second external monitor via it's USB port (using a USB to HDMI cable)? I would also need to connect an external keyboard and mouse, so I plan on getting a USB ...
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AppleScript : Dim brightness below factory setting

I want to dim the script below "0" on my iMac. Here is my current script, but this stick to OSX settings. try tell application "System Preferences" reveal anchor "displaysDisplayTab" of ...
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Chrome (and other applications) not rendering on internal display

I recently connected my Macbook to an external display. After returning to my apartment, I tried to access my browser and the Mail application, but the windows are not rendering on the screen. I have ...
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alt tab on multi monitor setup to move mouse

When having a multi monitor desktop, we pin some applications to a monitor, and when switching between different apps with alt tat mouse still remains in its place and you have to drag it all the way ...
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4k at 3840 × 2160 will make everything small or will be scaled

I would like to buy a display 24'' or 27' for a Mac mini (late 2014) that could give me the same quality I have on a Macbook pro retina display. I had the chance to test an ultra-sharp 2560 x 1440 ...
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Some Applications Muted on Mac when External Displays Connected

For some reason, whenever I plug in my external displays to my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014), certain applications seem to mute themselves. My audio output is set on Internal Speakers. One ...
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What are the iPhone SE size?

I am looking to buy an iPhone SE but this is my first time, I've never used an iPhone and I want to know that the new iPhone is of 4" so what does the 4" mean? The DISPLAY size or the whole BODY ...
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How can I simulate security test that causes “Error 53” and makes Touch ID broken on iPhone 5s?

I have iPhone 5s A1533 with iOS 9.1. Touch ID seems to be original, but camera module was replaced. And there is non-zero possibility that screen was replaced too. So, if it was replaced in unofficial ...
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Terminal command to turn off mirroring options for displays in Mac?

Is there a terminal command to turn off the the option to "Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available" dialog box in the Displays section of System Preferences on Mac? This setting is found ...
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MacBookAir 2014 MiniDP to DP 2560x1440

Does anyone know if I can use the full resolution 2560x1440 of this DELL U2711 http://www.amazon.com/Dell-UltraSharp-U2711-27-inch-Widescreen/dp/B0039648BO With MacBookAir early 2014, using ...
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How to mirror an application window in a second display?

Is there any way to mirror an application window onto a second display? Specific use case: I want to show a terminal window in a second screen (i.e. projector), while still working on that same ...
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Can I connect a 3440x1440 display to my late 2013 27" iMac?

Currently I'm running an external 27" 2560x1440 apple cinema display from the thunderbolt port. I have a second thunderbolt port, so I was wondering if it's possible to also use a thunderbolt enabled ...
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How to mirror a Mac desktop to a larger Windows computer's screen?

I've a 15-inch MacBook Pro and a 21-inch All-in-one Windows Computer. However, I haven't any HDMI or DisplayPort cable but Ethernet. I would like to transfer the Mac's desktop to the larger computer ...
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Login Screen Not Appearing on External Monitor in Clamshell Mode

When in clamshell mode, locked, and with display asleep, I expect to be able to wake the display and see the login screen on my external monitor by moving the mouse or typing. Instead, the screen ...
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How do you force OS X to re-detect displays?

I use my MacBook at work and at home. Whenever I switch between work and home, every now and again I get bug whereby the Mac thinks an external monitor is still plugged in, even if it's not. This ...
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Macbook pro (Retina 15 inch Late 2013) Horizontal gray line across screen

I have bought this computer New at the Apple Store in 2014. Since yesterday it's showing horizontal gray lines across the screen. I suspect a hardware defect because that's how my 2 others macs older ...
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Why do higher resolutions not show in my display preferences?

I'm connecting a MacBook Pro 13-in. retina (early 2015) running El Capitan to an LG 27" ultra HD 4K monitor. (LG 27UD68 to be exact.) I'm a noob, but everything I read about support for external ...
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How to enable display on Dell monitor connected to MacBook Pro when not charging?

I've just purchased a Dell P2415Q monitor which I've connected up to my MacBook Pro (running OS X El Capitan). Everything works great in terms of the display, however I've noticed that it goes into ...
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Why is Target Display Mode via Thunderbolt so unreliable for me?

I frequently want to display my MacBook Pro 15" Retina with my iMac Mid-2011, in Target Display Mode via a Thunderbolt cable. TDM often fails on first attempt and just shows a black screen on the ...
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iMac login screen only half displayed

When I booted up my iMac yesterday, I was confused to find my login field had seemingly moved upwards, so that only the bottom half was showing. The lower half of the screen was just black. Is this a ...
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From a technical standpoint, why can't Night Shift be supported on 32 bit hardware?

As referenced in this comment, Apple doesn't remove features without a significant reason, but other 3rd party apps like f.lux and GammaTool can do colour changes on 32-bit devices just fine. What are ...
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Blue Light reduction for iPod touch?

After speaking with a senior advisor at Apple, I have been informed by them that the Night Shift feature (and other iOS features in the 9.3 upgrade) are not available for Ipod touch 5th generation, ...
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Desktop Folder Windows not displaying properly!

Everytime I open a new window on the desktop the window does not display properly. I essentially cannot navigate my files using the finder. When i open a new finder window it either displays nothing ...
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Turn off external display without sleep/lock screen

Is there a shortcut to turn off/on the external display without using Sleep and having to enter the password? (note I still want to have to type the password when I wake up the computer after it ...
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Mini Displayport to daisy chain external displays

I have a 2008-ish? iMac, not sure it's been a while, and am not looking to upgrade as it's treated me right. However its an iMac 8,1 not sure of the EMC #, I'm sure is irrelevant to the post, but what ...
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How to make VLC remember which display to pen on?

iMac 2011 running Mavericks 10.9.5. The other day my boot drive died, so I did a complete fresh reinstall of the OS and all my applications. That included downloading VLC again and installing it ...
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Switching between three monitors

I have two Apple monitors with active connections and a 13" Cintiq. I know I can't have all three monitors on at the same time, but I was wondering if there was a program that I could detect all three ...
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Problem with external monitor and MacBook Air

I cannot connect my MacBook Air to an external monitor. But I am able to connect it to a projector, without any difficulty. My computer detects the external monitor but cannot connect to it. The ...