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No it is not enough to have 4GB, since it is minimum you can have and you will always run at max of it. Mavericks will do the best to manage the space, but there is a limit what it can do. Big RAM users (aside of the OS) are the web browsers. It is all dependent what is your activity, apps you use. As said Mavericks will do great job in working your RAM ...


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You can drag the screens into the arrangement you wish in the Displays Control Panel, just click, hold, drag. The screen you are moving will show a red surround on both the panel & the display itself, so you know which is which.


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Retina must be supported by the app for it to be displayed in Retina. If the app does not support Retina then the app will not be displayed in Retina. You may be able to force Retina for an app with Retinizer: Retinizer is a small app I wrote that allows apps that aren’t retina ready and are displayed pixelated at 1x to display their UI widgets at ...


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Assuming the warranty is expired, you'll be fine. If you want to just remove the dust from the inside, you're on the right track. Get a can of air, a vacuum, and a pentalobe driver set. Don't actually vacuum the inside though - turn it on and hold the nozzle up to the outlet of the area you're blowing the dust from. Static won't be a problem as long as you ...


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No you can't add ram to that model. However, the computer should be freezing. There may be hardware error, take it to an apple store.


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I use a simple app called "Salute". Hitting Command - Control - Delete allows me to quickly enable screen saver and walk away from my work station. Its a bit dated (it hasn't been updated recently), but it still works fine with 10.9.4 as I haven't had any trouble with it. http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/19689/salute


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I use LaunchBar which comes with two actions that are instant: Lock Screen and Start Screen Saver (I have a password lock on resume from screen saver so they're more or less equivalent). Both take effect immediately and because LaunchBar is awesome the commands to remember them aren't some four-key, esoteric, multi-key combination I need to burn in to my ...


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Unfortunately I cannot comment on the other answer. Ian is correct in that the drive inside the new rMBP's are solid-state drives, however, you can upgrade the drive to a larger drive yourself, but in doing so you may void the warranty so make sure that you verify that first, otherwise, you can take it into an Apple Store and they likely will upgrade it for ...


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You’ll never be able to rule out software with doing a clean install. You are a tinkerer and sometimes little changes that seem meaningless can create problems. However, if your MBP has a traditional disk rather than an SSD, I think it’s likely that you are seeing normal performance. As icondaemon mentioned, the step-down in performance in going from an SSD ...


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I was just looking for this exact question. Just got a brand new MBP, latest gen, 15 in with dedecated graphics card about a week ago. I was running games on it for most of its use, upon which a hot temperature is expected, but now I am running just chrome and skype and the laptop is continuing to burn up on my lap. I am used to MBPs before and have had them ...


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I have a very similar issue on my 2012 retina display MacBook Pro. Since the latest update 10.9.4 there has been a delay in the volume adjustments for both the speakers and headphone jack when using the volume buttons on the keyboard. The delay is of 3 or 4 seconds. I can bypass this delay using the volume adjustment on my menu bar at the top right of my ...


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I would say that will depend on your work. If performance is of the essence, go with the 15" model. You're also going to appreciate the extra screen estate when having documentation and your code side by side. Graphics however, play little role when it comes to virtualization especially when you don't run any graphics-intensive apps.


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I have exactly the same problem with my MacBook (as I bought it in such a condition). I bought the screen from eBay. Its quite easy to fix if you follow the instructions on iFixit. You should consider buying only display, not the whole top assembly, as the prices really different. If your top cover is OK, you don't need to buy it, its possible just to change ...


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These 2 lines of network initialization look suspicious: 4/10/14 12:28:54.000 kernel[0]: en1: promiscuous mode enable succeeded 4/10/14 12:28:54.000 kernel[0]: en2: promiscuous mode enable succeeded This mode may cause your network interfaces to drain your battery when on this mode of power supply. Did you install anything that may have switched your 2 ...


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Found a strange solution for the same issue with Mavericks on an iMac not clicking. However, while I couldn't click anything in the desktop, app windows or launchpad, I was able to click menu items. My solution was simply to open the alert menu (default set to swipe two fingers from the very right edge of a trackpad, toward the left). The first time the ...


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If you are concerned about the volume level, try headphones that have between about 16 and about 32 ohm impedance and with a high sensitivity (dB/mW), say more than about 90 or 100. There are headphones with over 110dB/mW sensitivity with impedance in that range. If the output impedance of the device is a bit lower than the input impedance of the ...



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