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The solution for me was to use the adapter with a three pin extension cord. Then your notebook is earthed and no more charges stay on the cover that shock you :-). Some Macbooks suffer from insulatio …
answered Mar 31 '12 by gentmatt
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If you simply want speed, then FW800 is faster than USB2 (you do not have USB3). USB has drawbacks which result in a lower then promised sustained speed (FW800>FW400>USB2). Edit: I've done some rese …
answered Jan 5 '12 by gentmatt
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The supported bandwith depends on the hardware used; so you have to do some more research on the specific motion sensor used in your model. I've searched ifixit without much success. …
answered Mar 30 '12 by gentmatt
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This believe this is normal. I have experienced the same in my unibody non-retina MBP. I carefully studied the back cover for wear marks. Then I took a close look at the logic board without touching …
answered Jul 26 '12 by gentmatt
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Just because internal hardware has been upgraded, this does not mean that the phone will not weigh more. After all, upgraded hardware is different hardware. …
answered Dec 26 '11 by gentmatt
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Canon has updated most of their software (Easy-PhotoPrintEX, MP Navigator) and their drivers (printer, scanner) around the time when Lion came out. Make sure that you have the latest drivers installed …
answered Mar 12 '12 by gentmatt
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The SMC manages hardware conditions related to temperatures and power consumption. You may also be interested in the question: When should I reset the SMC on a Mac?. …
answered Nov 28 '11 by gentmatt
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It's very tricky. You have to disassemble the whole iPod nano as the guide for clip removal on iFixit shows. This is a picture taken from the second last step:
answered Mar 17 '12 by gentmatt
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You would need a 2.5" hard drive to fit in your MBP. Since your MBP is quite old, you have a SATA1 interface. Due to backward compatibility, it is fine to use hard drives with a SATA2 or even SATA3 in …
answered Dec 29 '11 by gentmatt
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Yes. (It's a "world iPad" for both the AT&T and Verizon model.) Whether a device functions worldwide for a specific wireless standard depends on the frequency bands that it supports. E.g. The new iPad …
answered Mar 11 '12 by gentmatt
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You can choose the option Show CPU history from the context menu which you get by right-clicking the Dock icon of the Activity Montior: If your hardware or software doesn't show all the cores you wish …
answered Mar 2 '12 by gentmatt