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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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Summary: "I come back to work the system is locked down (i.e. I have to put my password), which is fine, and all applications are closed. They do however re-start and try to recover the state as I left them." This sounds like you're actually logging out and back in, whereas what you want is to just require a password when waking (but remain logged ...


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It sounds like your Mac is set to automatically log you out after a period of inactivity. Open System Preferences from the Apple menu in the top-left corner. Open the "Security & Privacy" preference pane. Click on the "Advanced..." button in the bottom-right corner. You may need to unlock the pane using the padlock icon in the bottom-left corner. I ...


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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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Solved it! I had to plug the adapter into my non-retina MacBook Pro, then hit the Auto button on the monitor. It readjusted itself and moved the image back to the center of the screen. Now it's plugged back into my retina MacBook Pro and working perfectly. So I guess it's some kind of weird issue between the retina MacBook Pro specifically and the monitor, ...


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VGA is analogic, so you have to use Auto function of your monitor to calibrate it's correct size/position. You can also set it from the monitor's OSD control.


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Unfortunately you can't use your Macbook to extend your wireless network in this way. It seems to only be able to connect to an existing Wi-Fi network or create its own. It can't extend an existing Wi-Fi. Three options are: 1) Purchase a Thunderbird to Ethernet adapter so you can connect the Macbook to the network over ethernet and then share the ethernet ...


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I wonder why noone mentioned wonderful and free Macs Fan Control app that works flawlessly on Windows. All mac hardware support is declared, OS X version is also available.


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I ended up being patient and did not make any purchases until recently when Age of Mythology: Extended Edition was released on Steam. It includes the Titans expansion and is likely to have more content added like what was done for Age of Empires II on Steam. I do have to boot into Windows to play but it runs really well (graphics look awesome) through ...


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Go to rdp settings, add the full screen resolution of your mac. Go to connection and choose that resolution. Enable scaling. Looks exactly like Jump


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No. The RAM is soldered to the logic board in all of these models. Here is the logic board from iFixit's Teardown of the low end 15'' model (2.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 SSD). Inside the yellow box are 16 x 512 MB DDR3 SDRAM (8 GB total) memory chips. As you can see, they are soldered directly to the board and cannot be replaced without replacing the whole ...


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Per the teardown performed by iFixit, the RAM in Retina Displays is soldered to the logic board. It may be possible to undo the soldering and upgrade it, but the hassle is almost surely not worth it. https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/MacBook+Pro+13-Inch+Retina+Display+Late+2013+Teardown/18695#s53264


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The solution of this problem is here... Just forget about all the old advises and read this. I've MacBook Pro Retina 15" The problem's started when I've setup Parallel Desktop 9 and installed WIN 8.1, after that I've installed the Parallels Tools .. Than .. on WIN ... the screen resolution is SO high because of the Retina setting on MAC .. and microscopic ...


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Normally if the preference settings do not obey your wishes means your user profile needs repair. Try using different user to test. Try the safe mode to test. Reset your user profile ACL's


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I finally got this to work on my 2012 macbook pro retina (although I hear that non-retina versions work too). Its a stock MBP with the Intel 4000 chip. I used SwitchResX and created a custom resolution, set 3840x2160 at 18 Hz using CVT-RB. Then rebooted, then opened up my display settings and clicked on 3840x2160 and viola, it works. No need for an ...


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If you want to do it your self, here is a web site that has instructions how to. https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/MacBook+Pro+13-Inch+Retina+Display+Late+2013+Teardown/18695


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After a little searching I found a few options The Macbook Pro Dock Cable from Prototype Asia.. This looks like a very cheap clipping option. However, the company or individual selling it seems pretty small-scale. ZenDock is a simple docking solution that makes a single left side plug for power and other thuderbolt ports. At time of posting (July 2014), it ...


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According to the folks at iFixit, there aren't any compatible drives out yet. Source: https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/181479/SSD+possible+%28%29+upgrade+on+ebay#answer181496


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After much searching and toying with various programs I finally found one that did exactly what I wanted. http://www.madrau.com/ Now I have this fancy menu that I can use to quickly change my screen resolution. I record my screen at 1280 x 720 HiDPi (720p). It puts black bars on the top and bottom of my screen, but for recording purposes that's totally ...


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Ok, so I got the display and it works just fine - power it up and connect the HDMI cable and it's set to 4K @ 30Hz (the panel's limit). Sometimes when coming out of sleep, the HDMI panel keeps cycling through a black screen, displays "snow" or digital white noise. Sometimes it goes for 5 or more minutes! It's a weird bug and I know that opening the macbook ...


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I'm assuming you have the 15" rMBP with the NVidia GT 750M. If you're trying to run at native resolution, 2880 x 1800, with full effects, that card is likely inadequate. The GT 750M I would estimate is roughly equivalent with a Radeon HD 6850, 6770, or even lower, placing it fairly low on this benchmark chart for the original Diablo III. The frame-rates ...


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There's no such power settings in OS X. And even in Windows, all it does is dimming the display and changing the idle time for sleep. That's not really going to make a difference(using it plugged in I mean), your performance will stay the same. I guess you're going to have to play it on lower settings if you want a higher framerate.


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Either your os is gone or your hard drive is corrupt. You need to connect another Mac to your mac via Firewire or Thunderbolt in Target Disk mode to actually see something. That's what the Target disk mode is made for. You could also try booting from the original DVD/USB and repair the disk (if possible).


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So it turns out that the Macbook wasn't working with a 4k monitor and a non-4K monitor both plugged into displayports. When I plugged the non-4k monitor into my HDMI port, it worked, albeit at a less-than-ideal resolution.


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Screens of the current models and nearly all modern MacBooks / MBPs are covered with a sheet of glass. Your not going to scratch it while wiping it with a clean cloth. Where previous models, primarily the ones that came with the anti-glare displays where much more susceptible to scratching. If this were an iPhone or an iPad I would consider a screen ...


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The points raised are both correct. While having the protector will prevent scratches on the screen, it will also reduce the quality of the display quite significantly. When I bought my Mac, I was also met with this dilemma. After having tried the best screen protector that the Apple Store had, I decided not to go with one. The display doesn't really scratch ...


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Late 2013 13" Retina is very choppy both at native and scaled resolutions. You can notice the shuttering when resizing apps and going to full screen


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There is no Mid-2013 Macbook Pro. If you have an early 2013 model, you can't run the 4k display due to hardware limitations. If you have the late 2013 model, you can indeed. By default, it runs at 30 Hz. If you enable Multi-Stream Transport on the external display, you can run it at 60 Hz via the Thunderbolt 2 port (equipped with DP 1.2 technology).


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Chrome does not consumes more energy the other browsers in this test. I just run a comparison. The set up was to have same amount of demand. Tree tabs open, one tab streaming online video in both, Chrome and Firefox (I do not use Safari). In Energy consumption profile below, Chrome was equal to Firefox. Of course the Energy consumption is very much ...


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If you have an Apple Thunderbolt Display, then you don't need a dock at all. You simply plug the display into one of the Thunderbolt ports of the Mac, and use the display as the dock. It has lots of ports on the back - including several USB ports, a gigabit Ethernet port, another Thunderbolt port, etc. You can plug another Thunderbolt display ...


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OS X 10.9.4 fixes a long-standing bug in Mavericks related to wi-fi connections coming out of sleep. http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6281?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US


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I've fixed this problem awhile ago on a customer's machine, in that instance I believe it was an issue with the WebKit framework. I'm assuming you don't have access to an external bootable drive, (if you did, boot off it and test). Try booting to your Recovery HD and see if "Get Help Online" works. If it does we know the problem resides in your OS, I ...


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So what I want to do is remake my partition map, like the manufacterer's default. Based on your comments, you've managed to reclaim the space from the orphaned bootcamp partition and merge it into your boot volume. Assuming disk0s2 is now ~30 GB larger, the partition map listed for your internal boot drive /dev/disk0 is the default partition scheme. ...


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Best is to use Apple tools already on your Mac to check your battery. Open Activity in utility folder- and look under the the Energy tab. Next, open About this Mac- More- sys report: Look for battery information there. It should show something like: Fully charged capacity (>6500 mah), --that is a good indicator how "old" is the battery, the older ...



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