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iMovie costs $14.99 on the Mac App Store. New Mac computers include iMovie (and other creativity/productivity apps) for free. However, the free pricing is not offered for older Macs, as is outlined in the small print/asterisk note on this page. * Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are free on the Mac App Store for qualifying Mac computers purchased on or ...


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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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It looks like the app was pulled from the App Store for some reason. Based on information from the Stack Overflow question What happens to my apps after my developer account membership expires?, if a developer stops subscribing to the developer program, their apps are pulled from the App Store, even if they've been paid for by a user. Which means that users ...


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Short answer: No, it will not work. Long answer: Lion requires a 64bit processor and the Yonah processor on the mini1,1 still is partially 32 bit. You will NOT be able to boot in to Lion because you cannot boot a 64 bit kernel. However, it is possible to use a separate disk to boot into a custom boot loader and then load Lion from there (much like trying ...


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Not particularly at any grave security risk since Apple is supporting and releasing security updates to OS X for n-3 generations of the OS as of August 2014: Mavericks (10.9) Mountain Lion (10.8) Lion (10.7) Snow Leopard (10.6) This is documented on the main support page at http://www.apple.com/support/osx/ I haven't seen any time when n-2 were not ...


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I came up with a workaround when I was finalizing the question: mirror only the phantom displays. To do this, go to System Preferences-> Displays and click Arrange (click gather windows if you don't see an option to mirror displays). While holding the Option key, drag the windows that you wish to mirror on top of one another. (In my case, I mirrored all ...


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You can upgrade using Samsung XP941 series drives. 128GB, 256GB or 512GB available. Very expensive at this time though.


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I find I usually have better luck with doing complete formats and installs of new operating systems. As others have pointed out, sometimes steps in the update don't write over existing files they should because the permissions got messed up somewhere along the way. First, please make sure your user data is backed up (a couple of times) and validate that you ...


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According to EveryMac the latest OS that your Macbook can run is 10.7.5 (Lion). A big focus on the preceding release 10.6 (Snow Leopard) was performance. It was the OS update that Apple advertised as having "no new features" as the work was focused on refining and improved the existing ones. Reducing the memory footprint, removing legacy code, the Finder ...


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I would test the RAM to make sure it isn't faulty. There are various applications to let you test your RAM. Memtest is a free one you can download here. Just run the installer, then open a Terminal and type "memtest all" to run the test. It will run the test multiple times and might take an hour or two to run completely, but it will tell you if it finds any ...


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Did you buy the RAM from a provider that guarantees it for Macintosh systems? I've gotten RAM from a big box store that has met the exact specifications, but wouldn't work in my Mac Book Pro without crashing all of the time. I ended up returning that RAM and getting it for about the same price from a vendor that guarantees it will work in my specific system. ...


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I just put a Crucial MX-100 512GB in a 2011 model and was impressed by the performance. Measured faster than the Samsung 840 in my 2012 model. It came with the spacer needed to fit the 7mm drive snugly into the 9mm space on the MBP. If you are going to the trouble to add memory, you might as well spend the extra $75 and go to 16GB.


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As long as you can confirm the laptop is indeed from mid-2012 (later models have the memory soldered in), then these specs should work for you with either a 13" or 15" laptop (Apple started soldering memory in 17" laptops after 2011): 204-pin PC3-12800 DDr3 1600 MHz type RAM (Found at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1270) As far as hard drives go, I'd ...


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For extra peace of mind, you can use Image Capture (in your Applications folder) to securely download the photos to the computer's hard drive first. The procedure above should protect your photos, but seeing the photos safe and sound can help to put the new mother's mind at ease.


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You can use any computer that has iTunes installed on it. All you need to do is back it up to that computer first. You don't have to sync it with the computer. Once the iPhone is backed up, you can download and install the update knowing you have a backup of it on the computer. Once the iOS update is complete, you can go into Preferences -> Devices and ...


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I have an old Mac Pro myself. It's an Early 2008 (aka a MacPro3,1). Please verify that your Mac meets this criteria or is newer than that. You can check what model you have click on the Apple icon in the menubar (top-left on you screen) and click "About This Mac" > "More Info". There select the Hardware tab (I think it's preselect) and check your Model ...


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It sounds like your Mac Pro is not supported (too old?) by a newer OS than 10.6.8. Check by looking in the System Information app, to see what version of Mac Pro it is. Supported versions are "MacPro3,1" or greater. Unsupported versions are MacPro1,1 or MacPro2,1. The reason why the older models are not supported is not arbitrary - it's because the first ...



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