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MacBook Air display went haywire

Literally out of nowhere my laptop screen went crazy. I was using it while sitting at my dining room table and stopped for probably 10 mins to look at something on my phone. When I looked back, it ...
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How do I calibrate an Apple TV Display?

I am familiar with using the Display Calibration Assistant. I have used it on other external monitors before. Connected to my living room TV via AirPlay using Apple TV. The colors are all off. ...
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How to screen record higher than 1920x1080

I just made a new app that I'm selling, and I'm using a mp4 video on the home page of the sales site. It looks pretty fuzzy on retina displays: http://mapleapp.info I've been capturing this video ...
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Apps for screen rotation hotkey?

So I'm using the latest El Capitan, and I find myself using my 'external' monitor both portrait and landscape mode simultaneously. It's been quite bugging to go into system prefs. and changing the ...
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Weird browser redraw error

I have experienced this problem on a MacBook Pro as well as on an iMac. Also, this is not specific to a single Mac OS X version; on the MacBook Pro, I am on the latest version of Mavericks and on the ...
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Color on my LG monitor is not as same as my MacBook Pro Retina

I recently bought an LG curved monitor 34UC97-S as my external monitor. However, when connected to the MacBook Pro, the color is a little weird! Slightly yellowish. I have a Spyder5Elite colorimeter. ...
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Get out of range error from monitor after rebooting from working monitor config

I have a Mac Pro 3,1 w an nVidia 8800 GT running El Capitan. When I reboot, the monitor shows the apple logo with the progress bar. It then goes blank and the monitor reports an out of range error. ...
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Use open firmware mode with external monitor (Powerbook G4)

I am trying to install Debian from USB to a Powerbook G4 with a broken screen. If I boot to the Mac, the external monitor works without problems. But in boot select mode (holding down 'alt' at ...
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Macbook Pro Retina offset problem

I have a 13" 2015, retina MacBook Pro and an Samsung S22C150N external display, connected with an official Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter. I need to use the MacBook with the monitor, but when ...
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OSX El Captain changing my display profile automatically

I have two display profiles in my 13-inch mid-2010 MacBook Pro. The default one and a display with warm colors that I use in darker environments. The thing is that since I updated to El Captain the ...
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My thunderbolt port on my 2011 MacBook Pro 17" stopped working

Since day one through every os update I have used my MacBook hooked up to my tv as a source for playing movies. Out of the blue one day I hooked in the same thunderbolt to hdmi adapter that I had been ...
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Need some advice/solutions on having 2 external displays set up

I have a 2015 13" Retina MacBook Pro that comes with 2 Thunderbolt ports and an HDMI port. I have 2 monitors which have same resolution (1920x1080) and same size, and they also only have DVI and VGA ...
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Macbook pro retina late 2013 - Is it possible to use 3 external QHD monitors?

(Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) - 2880 x 1800 / Macintosh HD / 2,3 GHz Intel Core i7 / 16GB 1600 MHz DDR3 / Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB/ I use Adobe's and Cinema 4d only , and hope to use 3 external QHD ...
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Unable to use full resolution of P2416D

Dell P2416D (Vendor 10AC, Product A0C3) is 2560x1440, but my Mac OS X (on Macbook Pro Mid 2010 connected via Thunderbolt with Mini Display Port cable) doesn't have corresponding file in ...
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wired apple Keyboard isn't recognised when mac is connected to external display

My new MacBook Pro (2015) doesn't recognise the apple usb keyboard, when I connect it to an external display. The keyboard is detected, if there no display connected. It doesn't make a difference ...
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Macbook Pro Mid-2012 Retina Screen Flicker

Basically as it says in the title, whenever I use my computer the screen flickers and it's unusable. This isn't just when I log into one account, this is on startup, login, while using the computer, ...
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rMBP - El Capitan - External monitor blurry

I hope someone can help as this is driving me crazy... At the weekend I got a new Macbook Pro Retina (Early 2015 model). Before connecting it to an external monitor, I upgraded to El Capitan and the ...
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iMac Thunderbolt external monitor black after sleep or blacking out intermittently

We have an iMac 2013 that has a second screen (3rd party) attached via Thunderbolt. Recently the second screen was having problems coming on in the morning when waking from sleep and we had to hit the ...
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4k Display on macbook pro 15 retina late 2013 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz, but with scaled fonts

I am using an external 4k display (from LG a 27 inch display: LG_27MU67-B) on displayport on my MacBook Pro Retina 15 inch (late 2013). 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz works out of the box. Cool! But.. I want to ...
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Escape black screen on MacBook Pro after disconnecting external display

Here's the scenario: In my office, my MacBook Pro (Early 2011, running 10.10) is plugged into an external display over DisplayPort. I disconnect the laptop, close it (putting it to sleep), and take ...
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External monitor for Macbook Pro Retina 13" 2015 laggy (UHD like P2415Q)

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 13" 2015 and I'm searching for an external monitor to use with it. Until now I tried two external monitors: DELL UltraSharp U2515H (25") and Dell P2415Q-C (24"). The ...
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Volume Popup + General Popups

Is it possible to stop these popups from showing?
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Weird screen problems---iPhone 5S, iOS 8.3

I was using the "Alien Blue" reddit app on my iPhone when suddenly the app closed out and my phone turned off. After turning the phone back on I was greeted with a flickering backlight in both lock ...
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Thunderbolt 2: Actual display demuxer (not DisplayPort)?

I recently got myself a 2015 MacBook Pro 13". Now I'd like to connect 2 external monitors to it. As I'd like to use my already existing setup I was looking for a docking station that supports dual ...
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Displayport monitor in bootcamp not working

I just installed windows 7 on my early macbook pro retina 15. Everything is working fine. I've also updated all my drivers, including graphic. I have an extern monitor with a displayport. It looks ...
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Unresponsive external monitors on new MacBook Pro displayports

I have a mid-2015 MacBook Pro Retina running Yosemite 10.10.5 and am having real consistency problems with external monitors. I have two external Philips 247E4, connected to the two displayport jacks ...
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White banding on iMac while logging in. What does it mean?

I have a late 2012 iMac which is behaving sluggishly. I rebooted, and when I try to log in, it hangs for a long time (it’s hard to make out, but it’s rainbow pinwheeling), and then I get a weird ...
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Wifi problems when using mini display port

I have two monitors that only have HDMI ports. With my late 2013 Macbook Pro, I connected one using the HDMI port and another with a mini Displayport to HDMI adapter. Specifically, I bought this ...
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Does unsupported RAM effect display cards?

I have a MacBook Pro 17" Mid 2010 which normally supports 1067 MHz RAM. I needed more memory and installed 2 x 4 GB RAM 1333 MHz modules which - as expected - also work with 1067 MHz. After a couple ...
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MacBook USB Hub with mini displayports

I have the new 2015 MacBook. I am trying to find a HUB (or Docking Station) can can allow me to hook up two 4K Displays while supplying power to the MacBook. I don't care if it uses HDMI or mini ...
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Black Border in External Monitor OSX El Capitan 1920 x 1080

I've got this issue with OSX El Capitan. My existing monitor show black border in resolution 1920 x 1080. The black border is shown only on left side of monitor. This never happen previously in ...
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Does the new 12" MacBook (2015) allow for dual displays, or just display mirroring?

I have been unable to determine if the new 12" MacBook (the one with the USB-C port), when hooked up to an external monitor, will only mirror its retina display, or if it has the ability to use the ...
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Intentionally blur the screen on OS X?

Hey is there a tool that blurs my screen output in real time? It'd be perfect if it only blurred my external display but everything's fine. I am on El Capitan now
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Mid 2014 Macbook Pro Retina 15" monitor daisychain

I recently bought 2 Dell U2715H monitors to use in a daisy chain configuration to save on thunderbolt port usage. Everything I read said it would work with my Macbook, but so far I have not had any ...
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Why external screen framerate is low with docking station?

I bought a dockstation that uses Displaylink technology through USB 3.0. I plugged a standard 1920x1080 external screen on it. Whatever I uses DVI or HDMI with this docking station, in both case, the ...
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Mac OS X repositions open windows upon logging back in from locked screen?

I have Mac OS X Yosemite, with a monitor attached to laptop (dual screen setup), monitor is primary screen, laptop 2ndary. Generally all windows on primary screen. System configured to lock after ...
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Why is 1280x800 the best resolution for my MacBook Pro Retina 13"?

When I go to display settings on my rMBP 13", it says that the "best for retina" resolution is 1280x800. But when I go to display settings on a 13" MacBook Air it says that the native resolution is ...
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Black vertical bar on the left side external display

I read this post: Big black vertical bar on external screen But it didn't help. I have Macbook Pro early 2015 and connect with Samsung E2220 via display port adapter to VGA. Any help will be ...
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External Display and Blurry Fonts on El Capitan

I am one of the many who have extremely blurry fonts on external displays connected to my 2014 MacBook Pro. The solution for me has always been to follow this guide which runs a ruby script and puts ...
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Why do I have 57 spaces?

Since today I'm running OSX 10.11, but starting from OSX 10.10 (for so far I can remember) I have this issue where multiple spaces are being created without any notice or without me needing this. ...
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MacBook Retina 13'' external monitor resolution

I have a MacBook Pro retina 13'' late 2013 and I'm looking for an external monitor, probably 16:10 (resolution 1920x1200) or 16:9 (resolution 1920x1080). I would use the MacBook in clam shell, so the ...
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Using iPhone screen as a display monitor

Has anybody come across somebody using iPhone hardware (hacked, taken apart, disassembled) to use the iPhone screen as a display monitor?
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My MacBook Pro Retina freezes after connecting third external monitor

After installing MacOS X El Capitan I'm unable to use my computer with three external monitors, after I plug third one independent of port ordering computer freezes, everything was working for quite a ...
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How to tell total MacBook screen on time on battery?

I'd like to know the total screen-on time since I plugged off my MacBook from the charger, but apparently there are no easily found stats for it. Do I need an external app? I'm using MacBook Air 2015 ...
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Multiple Displays Crashes with El Capitan

My dad has a Mac Pro (2009 era) and runs 3 monitors hooked up with DisplayPort. They are not high-res and only about 24". Nothing that a Mac Pro should have any issues with. Everything worked well ...
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Macbook pro external display (while in clamshell mode) won't sleep all of a sudden

before, when I left my macbook pro alone for 15 minutes in clamshell mode the external display would go to sleep instead of putting on a screen saver. Now all of a sudden it goes into screen saver and ...
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Fonts in terminal not rendering properly

While in the same window, ALL the fonts do not properly render in the external monitor (only in the Terminal). Here you a small example of what I am facing:
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How do I put the dock on the top (external) monitor in a dual monitor setup? (El Capitan)

I have a dual monitor setup with a MacBook Pro (Retina) 13" and 24" external Dell monitor (via DVI). I am using the MBP as the bottom monitor of the setup, and want to be able to use it primarily for ...
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Keynote no longer goes into Presenter Notes mode automatically

My Keynote presentation setup used to work like this: My Macbook and the the projector are set to mirror one another. When I press Play in Keynote, Keynote used to split the presentation with the ...
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Thunderbird not being scaled properly on Retina display when an external display is also connected

If I use Thunderbird with only the Retina screen of my MBP it's fine. However, if I connect my MBP to an external display with normal resolution, then Thunderbird won't scale properly according to ...