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The default behavior is for iCloud Photo Library not to store full-size versions of your photos on your iPhone and iPad: The theory is that only thumbnails are stored on your iPhone/iPad until you decide to view/edit/share the photo, at which point a device-optimized or full-size version of your photo is downloaded from iCloud. (Note: I know a full-size ...


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Yes - add a Mini DisplayPort port to your iMac. Should only take an engineer and a machine shop to accomplish. In all seriousness, the mini-DVI port on your iMac is an output-only port, whereas the Thunderbolt/Mini DisplayPort ports also accept input. No amount of software, cables or dongles will change that.


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"Upgrade" is going to be the standard answer. Your computer is over 10 years old now, has a slower processor and less memory than my phone, and is well into the timeframe where it can be expected to stop working without notice. If you still have the original disk drive, it is now at twice it's expected service life. But of course you have a backup. Most ...


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You should upgrade. But since you don't want to upgrade, here's a couple of alternatives (I haven't tried any of these): TenFourFox - a port of Firefox 31 to Leopard/Tiger. Your iMac is (from the description you gave) a G4. Camino - which is no longer developed. iCab (version 4.9 works on OS X 10.3.9), which is shareware


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No. Apple actually disclaims that a brand new Mac will work reliably. Only that they will repair it, replace it, or refund your purchase if you seek warranty service under the conditions of the one year warranty: APPLE DISCLAIMS ALL STATUTORY AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR ...


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Having looked at the iMac (Early 2001) - Technical Specifications and comparing them with the information found on Wikipedia for Ultra ATA/Parallel ATA I do not see any technical limitation on why it should not work. What you need to be aware of, however, is that in case the bus speed is lower than the ATA/133 (e.g. ATA/66 or ATA/100), the hard drive would ...


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iCloud Photo Library doesn't support doing that. All your photos have to be on all your devices where you've enabled it and deleting a photo anywhere deletes it everywhere. Unless you have a huge library, it shouldn't be a big issue. My library has 11K photos and 300 videos but only takes a little over 2GB of space on my iPhone. The total space used for ...


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This particular model that you're looking at is referring to the Late 2013 model of the iMac, 27" display version (model number ME089LLAUZ from the linked store page and verifiable through Apple's own KB article). Apple sells this on their store still, and you can order a custom configuration with up to 32 GB of RAM as specified on its product page. This ...


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BareFeats shows it outperforming other quad-core Macs in games testing. May not completely answer your question but that site is a good starting point.


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This is the article you're looking for: The iMac and its 5K display... as a gaming machine? from ArsTechnica. Nevertheless R9 M9290X is one of the most powerful mobile GPUs on the planet. That should be pretty powerful on development workflows (I'm a UNIX dev too and do development on GPU, mostly for crunching numbers though). Edit: 280X was a typo, but I ...


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Microsoft's Visual Studio Code is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) with support for Mac, Linux and Windows.


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The TP-Link website does state that the TL-WN721N wifi adapter is only supported by windows. However, you may be able to install drivers for the chipset of your adapter, possibly allowing it to work. Once you have determined the chipset of your adapter, you may be able to download unix drivers for it from the chipset manufacturers' website, or, from another ...


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I have a 2008 iMac 8,1 Core 2 Duo running OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite. Yosemite actually consumes less HDD space and appears to run faster than older versions of OS X. My recommendation is always upgrade to the latest OS. Note also about two years ago replaced original 1+1GB RAM... now have (2+4) 6 GB 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM. Works beautifully.


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I do have the same iMac as you. I believe Snow Leopard is the fastest system you can install in your iMac though its not supported by Apple anymore. I did the upgrade to 10.9 and I felt the system slower, but, I did that because some softwares required the upgrade to run. When Yosemite came your, I gave it a try. I made a fresh install and, at ...


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Anything below 10.10 the newest system has so much disk I/O it could fry the older hard drive.


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Mac hardware is designed to handle its maximum load without being compromised, so theoretically the answer is no. In practice, as everything electronics or mechanical, if you push towards its limits you machine, every parts of its is subjected to major load and stress. Wide variation in temperature can provide degradation to silicon properties and may ...


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This issue is likely form factor more than anything else, though Apple is famous for custom connectors... I would look through the take-a-parts on fixit.com on those two units and see if they look the same. Also a bit of googling for a replacement drive for both and seeing if the part numbers are the same.


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Simply; if it fits & has the same connectors [or you can find alternatives in the machine] you can use it. Apple transitioned from PATA to SATA for Superdrives later than for HDs, though I'm not sure when that transition was completed. My 08 Mac Pro uses PATA for the Superdrive, SATA for the HDs - so I found a spare SATA port inside & wired it ...


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You are the best person to answer that. Use the Activity monitor and take a look at RAM and HD current usage. That will tell you what you need most. Usually the more RAM the better, that in turn also removes some load from the HD, but a fasted SSD could help in the initial step of loading the app in to the RAM. So if you open and close lost of apps and ...



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