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Here are some tips about the batteries that go inside Apple computers and devices. lithium cells will catch on fire and burn with such intensity that they can ignite almost anything that is combustible if you damage during the replacement. To save space, Apple engineers designed the case of your MacBook to protect the battery - once you open the case, the ...


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Try these commands on a terminal window to unload and reload the driver: sudo kextunload -b com.apple.iokit.BroadcomBluetoothHostControllerUSBTransport sudo kextload -b com.apple.iokit.BroadcomBluetoothHostControllerUSBTransport


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In the past, Apple doesn't upgrade any storage as a rule. This is HDD/SSD across the board. The only exceptions I've known are: If you have several internal bays and you buy the part (Think Mac Pro with 4 SATA bays or Xserve / Xserve RAID) You are paying for a service repair and they upgrade you for free to a larger drive. You don't ask for it, but Apple ...


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The Retina MacBooks use a format of SSD that can be replaced, but Apple does not make it especially easy for simple replacement. Rather than the more familiar 2.5" HD format you might be familar with, the Retina use a newer blade style, somewhat similar to memory modules. Your best bet it to look over the ifixit guides, to see what is involved: ...


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No, that SSD is not compatible with your MacBook Pro, as the form factor is different. Your Mac takes "blade" SSD, while the one on Amazon is the regular old hard drive-like enclosure. Personally, I recommend Intel for SSDs, I've had great luck with them.


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If you are using Terminal (not iTerm or others), there is a setting that might help. Turn off this setting (sorry, it's in german. But the location should be the same): If you are using iTerm, there is at least a fix for vim: You can remap the keys to get this to work. Just add the following lines to your ~/.vimrc (Create it, if it doesn't exist.) ...


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After 4 years of abusing all manner of Apple selected SSD, I can conclusively say that the drives I have used are more reliable than HDD and have exhibited none of the potential drawbacks or cost associated with HDD failure modes in practice. For the first few computers I purchased, I did pay for AppleCare for several reasons. I had decent discounts on it ...


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Every battery in a MacBook has a battery processor, which, from time to time, should be recalibrated. Like this: 1. Fully charge your Mac 2. Use it until it dies 3. Once dead, wait at least 5 hours, no less, then plug it in and charge it to 100%, without using it. The battery percentage reading on your Mac should now be more accurate. If this doesn't fix ...


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Depending on the model year of the Mac mini, you could run Apples hardware diagnostics if supported. Shutdown your Mac mini. Turn back on and press and hold the keys: option + D during the grey screen before the Apple logo. If asked join a network and let it boot into the Apple hardware test. This will tell you if the fan is reporting an error along with ...


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Your Macbook Pro should not be making any noise when you shake it, but there are a few things it could be: either the screen is moving ever so slightly or the internal fan is just moving when you shake it. If it is neither of those things (which the fan thing is unlikely so you have to decipher wether or not is it the screen) I would take it into an Apple ...



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