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MacBook Pro 2020 Model - External Monitors Now Have Strange White, semi-transparent, Box On Top Left Corner

I just had the same problem with my MacBook Pro M1 Max 2021. It just happened out of the blue while connecting the laptop to my docking station. I solved the problem by switching the display modes on ...
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Macbook Pro Display Corruption

From the look of it, you have a "cold solder joint" on your graphics processor (GPU) chip. One way to help verify this is if it changes or goes away when you gently flex the case. If that ...
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Is there a hotkey to instantly change the monitor to a specific brightness?

The built-in Shortcuts app can do this, and you don't need to code. Create a new shortcut, search for 'brightness', select it and change the value as needed. Then click the Details button on the ...
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Using more than 2 displays on the M1 Pro

No. According to the product page, the M1 Pro will max out at two external displays. You would need the M1 Max if you want more than 2 external displays. From the product page: Display Support ...
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Why does an M1 MBP incorrectly recognize a monitor that a 2015 MBP gets right?

OSX Ventura (13.0 Beta (22A5266r)) now supports retina and limited scaling support via a setting called "HiDPI". For some displays, it may only be visible by clicking "Show All ...
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Dual external display flickering issues with CalDigit USB-C HDMI Dock and MacBook Pro 2017

I had the same issue and was able to get it working using the Windows Firmware Updater tool. Unfortunately you need a Windows laptop with a USB-C port to run the updater, there doesn't seem to be a ...
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How to quickly move mouse cursor between monitors?

june 2022 download hammerspoon download this spoon MouseFollowsFocus add the below lines to init.lua mouse_follows_focus = hs.loadSpoon("MouseFollowsFocus") mouse_follows_focus:configure({}...
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Cursor as full screen crosshairs

I use Skitch (a free screenshot annotation app) for the crosshair functionality. I have it set so that shift+command+5 brings up the crosshairs.
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