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How to protect MacBook Air/Pro from damage, knocks, particulary corners

I'm interested in preserving the appearance, physical enclosure and function of my MacBook from scrapes and physical damage. What should I do to protect this type of gear? This is written as a ...
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Charging pins stuck in AirPods Pro case

One of my AirPods in my AirPods Pro wasn’t charging recently, so I decided to check out the charging pins in the case. I tried fiddling with them using a toothpick attempting to remove any dust in ...
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Physically hide time at top of iPhone in status bar

I want to be able to hide the time on iPhone at bedtime. It seems there are no settings that will remove the time or hide the status bar. Is there a case out there that can slot over the top left of ...
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Change word to Title case not working iOS 15

I used to be able to select a word, press the shift key and change to the word to Title case by selecting the word in the grey predictive text banner just above keyboard. But this feature does not ...
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Will a 2015 MacBook logic board work on a 2016?

I have an early 2016 MacBook A1534 with a failed SSD. I was thinking of buying a logic board from the A1534 early 2015. Everything looks fine by the looks of it all connections match up just fine. But ...
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usb3 case with ssd: extremely weird behaviour

I have an iMac Retina 2017 (and a Mini, 2014) running Mojave and Sierra respectively. I had a spare Samsung 850 EVO (250 GB) SSD from another computer that is dying. I got a new USB3 case from Amazon (...
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iPhone case material for best heat dissipation?

What case material for iPhone is most effective at dissipating heat. With my current case, my iPhone 11 often feels hot at the bottom of the screen but cools down when I take the case off, so I am ...
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Should I place air holes in my custom MacBook Pro case?

I'm fabricating a plexiglass case just like this to snugly fit my new MacBook Pro. I'll slide the laptop inside whenever I'm traveling for safety reasons. It'll only be accessible from the right ...
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Is the iOS 13 'Optimized Battery Charging' feature on the iPhone optimised for smart battery cases?

I have the iPhone XR Smart Battery Case, I charge my phone every night and therefore my phone very rarely ever goes below 100% charge as it uses the charge in the battery case first. As I understand ...
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iPhone SE gets quite hot after replacing the protector casing

I recently bought a new iPhone SE case, a silicone one in book style from B2CTelecom. The particular one I bought in case it matters is https://www.bol.com/nl/p/iphone-se-5s-5-standcase-hoesje-design-...
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Can I replace a "UK" keyboard layout` Macbook Pro 2016 top case with a "US" top case?

Is it possible to replace my UK layout top case with a new US top case? Also is it possible to replace this 2016 model top case with a 2018 top case?
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Change text/font case ANYWHERE including chrome input fields

Trying to find a solution to be able to easily change text case inside of a chrome input field. I know word editors have features like right click > transformations > UPPERCASE, lowercase, Title Case. ...
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I reassembled a Mac Pro A1186 and have extra parts left over. What do they go to?

I disassembled a Mac Pro A1186 for cleaning and upon reassembly found that I have several screws and what appear to be some kind of nuts. I don't remember what they go to. This system did not have ...
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Do iPhone X cases fit on the iPhone XS?

Does anyone know whether the iPhone X and the iPhone XS have the exact same measurements as far as cases are concerned? I know that the measurements shown on the Apple iPhone compare webpage are the ...
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Can AirPods be be used with multiple Charging Case units?

Can I use one pair of AirPods with two or more Charging case units? Can I take turns charging the case, and deposit AirPods into either without any bother? Apple sells a Charging Case for USD $69. ...
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iPhone Case Manufactuerer - Unlabelled but have logo

A family member has a really old iphone case that is pretty nice and I'm trying to find the company behind it. Unfortunately the case did not come with packaging (as far as we can remember), it was ...
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Using iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s plus attachments with an iPhone 5/iPhone 5s/iPhone SE

There are some nice lens attachments for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s plus chassis. Are there adapters or cases that will permit the iPhone5/iPhone 5s/iPhone SE chassis to make use of these attachments?...
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Is the iPhone 8 Plus case compatible with iPhone 7 Plus

I am wondering if the new iPhone 8 Plus is case compatible with the iPhone 7 Plus, meaning that I can buy an iPhone 7 Plus case today and would be able to use with my new iPhone 8 Plus once I receive ...
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Question about iPhone SE power button

I have a silver iPhone SE, and I have been using it with a soft plastic case. I took the case off and then I noticed if I lightly brush my finger over the power button it jiggles slightly and makes a ...
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Is the iPhone SE compatible with iPhone 5 cases?

Are the dimensions and the placements of the ports and buttons identical on the iPhone SE and iPhone 5 (which is physically compatible with the iPhone 5S)?
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Pictures are very bright when using the flash

Every time when I take a picture or video with flash, it turns out very, very bright on my iPhone 6s. Especially at night the glare is so bad you really can’t see anything.
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Cannot change case of an application name

I have an application called LICEcap. It's a pretty handy app that allows you to take a GIF video of your screen. But for some reason, I cannot change the case of the app name. It comes as "licecap....
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Headphones with iPhone 6 protection case

I have a small protection case around my iPhone 6 and my headphones can't be plugged perfectly. Anybody knows a very thin case to protect my iPhone without having this issue?
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OS X Case-sensitive issues?

It's been a few years since I tried a case-sensitive install of OS X and I'm wondering how it is these days? I had to revert to case-insensitivity before due to Adobe CS but I think that's fixed now. ...
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Waterproof Watch case?

I am looking at getting a tough armor spigen case, and I hear the Watch can survive a shower. The spigen case seems to cover all but the Digital Crown. I am not comfortable even with rain on the ...
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Macbook Air Aluminum Wearout

As you can see in the pictures bellow, this is the palm rest wear I have on my Macbook Air after 1 year of (heavy) usage. I use my laptop professionally, almost on a daily basis for many hours a day. ...
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case mismatch in Mail.app between raw and displayed from fields

I notice that Mail.app (version 6.5) sometimes displays the from field of a message in a different case from how it is written in the raw message source. This seems to account for why some digitial ...
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iPhone 5S cases compatible with Touch ID

Can anyone recommend iPhone 5S cases that work well with the finger-print scanner? I know the cases Apple sells are compatible, but any others would be great. Please suggest with links. Thanks.
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Is the iPhone 5s physically similar enough to the iPhone 5 to use a close fitting case?

I wonder if there is any reason why a close fitting iPhone 5 case wouldn't also fit the iPhone 5s? It would be helpful to know whether the cutout for the camera or the various buttons (mute switch, ...
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Where can I find a projector case which is compatible with the iphone 5?

I've managed to locate numerous cases which are what I'm looking for but none are available for the Iphone 5 model. I have an adapter cord but obviously that defeats the purpose of having the device ...
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iphone (or ipad mini) as a helmet mounted display

I like to watch educational videos from coursera on my iphone or ipad mini while I walk. I was thinking of making a helmet mounted mount where I could essentially do without holding the ipad in my ...
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Given the strength and scratch resistance of Gorilla Glass, are cases of value for iPhones?

Do I need a protective case for my iPhone 5? This is my first smart phone. I thought one of the advantages of a modern smart phone was the Gorilla Glass and the small size and weight. It seems to me ...
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Is it okay for a brand new 13" MacBook Pro Retina to not sit flat?

So I've got this new 13" MacBook Pro Retina... a beautiful machine by all accounts! Here's the thing though: It doesn't sit flat. As in, if you put it down on a flat surface, all four of the rubber ...
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iPhone 5 case for parkour

I am looking for a good iPhone 5 case for parkour. As I often climb up walls and something like this the iPhone should be protected well. I found the Griffin Survivor, which is actually perfekt but ...
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Wired keyboard for iPad Mini

Is there any wired keyboard-case available for new iPad Mini (thefore using Lightning port)? Or keyboard-case with standard USB cable, that has been tested and proven to work with Lightning OTG ...
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Can a magnetic case harm my iPhone?

I am thinking about buying a magnetic iPhone 4S case but I'm not sure whether it's safe. Can this magnetic case be harmful for the inner parts of my iPhone 4S? The case looks exactly like this:
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Xcode code folding case statements

Is there a way to make the case statements in a switch be folded? I am using the Xcode 4.5.2
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Small case for mac book air that will hold charger and mouse? [closed]

I'm looking for a good case for my macbook air 13" that is compact, but still has room for a charger and mouse. I found this one like I liked, but the reviews I have found say the pockets aren't big ...
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Are Macbook Pro Pre-Unibody Top Case Parts Interchangeable?

I have a question for service engineers here. I wonder if and where I can source top case (with keyboard) from any pre-unibody MBP for my beaten and torn A1150 one (Core Duo original MBP)
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Are there any iPhone cases compatible with full-body iPhone films (i.e. films on the sides)?

I am a kind of person who likes to keep their phone out without a case most of the time (except for outdoor sporting trips), so I have a full body invisible shield which does NOT work well with any ...
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I'm looking for a very specific kind of iPhone 4S case

I can't seem to find a good case with the following traits: As protective as possible while simultaneously fulfilling the rest of the criteria on this list (size is not an issue) Doesn't muffle your ...
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Is it normal to hear the MacBook fans all the time even if they run at 2000rpm?

I have an early 2011 15” MBP (2.3GHz i7 8GB) and I’m annoyed about the sound of the fans. I know how a defective fan sounds, but these do no sound abnormal, but what what is abnormal is that I hear ...
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What cases exist for the new iPad (3rd generation) most similar to Apple's 1st generation case?

I am looking for cases that fit the full size iPad with retina displays (3rd and 4th generation) and function similarly to the original black case from Apple for the first generation iPad. The ...
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What properties must an iPhone case have to avoid antenna issues?

I have an AT&T iPhone 4, which may have antenna problems when held in some positions (i.e. the "grip of death"). To help with this, Apple gave away bumper cases which worked around the problems ...
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Moving from original iPad to new iPad (2012): Is a cover like Apple's black one available for the new iPad?

I'm upgrading from the original iPad (2010) to the new iPad (2012). I skipped the iPad 2 and the Smart Cover, so I don't have any compatible cover accessory for the new iPad. I did try someone else'...
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How tough is the aluminum body of a MacBook?

I had an older macbook with a plastic shell. I broke and replaced the screen several times over it's lifespan. I now have a MacBook with an aluminum body and am really nervous about cracking the ...
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Can I use an iPad on the beach safely?

I want to bring my iPad to a beach to do some reading while on vacation. I am concerned about sand getting into its ports and causing damage. Obviously water would also be a concern, but I am not ...
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iPad case that can block the home button [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iPad case that blocks buttons I'm making an app that is supposed to sit in a public space and so I'm looking for an iPad case that can block the home button from the users. ...
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On the lookout for an iPad 2 case that integrates a keyboard but doesn't block the camera

I currently have an iPad 2 with a Smart Cover. I am looking for a keyboard that can be attached to the device so that I will always have the keyboard with me in a convenient manner. Some requirement ...
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iPhone 4S Otterbox Defender: Exposed speaker? Advice?

While I'm waiting for my iPhone 4S to come in, I'm agonizing over what kind of case to get. I've been quite well served by my Otterbox Defender for my old 3GS; the phone has bitten the dust once or ...
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