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A drop is a drop - 1 foot or 10 feet - you dropped it. More than likely, you broke something on the I/O Board This goes for around $70 on Amazon. I just purchased one to fix a friends 2012 MBA and it was super easy to fix. You just have to remove the back cover and one screw holds this board in place. It removes pretty easily.


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I've done it 4 different ways (from lowest to highest cost). Sound quality is mostly dependent on the quality of the audio file on the iPhone and the quality of the stereo. The quality degradation due to any of these 4 connection mechanisms seems relatively low - unless you're an audiophile or Neill Young. ;-) Connect iPhone headphone output to stereo ...


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I use a program called "NoSleep". It allows me to do exactly that - helps me download updates, for example, while I go home from work. You can get it from here: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/37991/nosleep


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Since you are looking at playing it in VLC, I would suggest using MKVToolNix. It's a free, open-source set of tools to allow you to manipulate MKVs. Let's go through it step-by-step (there is a shorter way but this will get you to learn a bit more about MKVTN): You're going to want to demux two of the videos with the foreign audio so drag it in to MKVTN's ...


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The problem here lies in the fact that there are "Apple" compatible headsets and "Android" compatible ones. The reason is because of the TRRS (tip, ring, ring, sleeve) connector at the end of your headset. See the photos below: If you notice, the Mic and Ground connectors are swapped. While your microphone works because microphones don't care about ...


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Turn down the alert volume System Preferences---> Sound---> Sound Effects This should mute the "bonk" sound you get when you do the things you mentioned I am on 10.10.5. I hope the setting haven't changed.


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There is a command line program called caffeinate that will prevent the machine from sleeping, that is a free alternative to the available applications in the store. You can run it without any options and it will stay awake for as long as caffeinate is running, or you can specify a -t (timeout in seconds) that it will hold the machine awake for. There are ...


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There are a few things that could have happened to your headphone jack. You may have a stuck headphone port switch, in which case you'll need to try to pop it out using one of these methods: Insert and remove your headphone plug a few times to reset the switch Blow compressed air into the headphone port to clean it out Gently insert a stick, like a ...


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I'm on 10.10 and the Orban Loudness Meter no longer works properly (it's unreadable). Audio Hijack lets you set up three style of meters: Peak/RMS, VU meters, and menubar meters. You don't have to be recording. It costs $50 but will work for 10 minutes each session before inserting static into the audio.



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