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Let's clear some things up: Wireless Charging refers to the Qi wireless charging standard that allows you to charge your phone without directly plugging it in. You place it on a charging pad, or in the case of the new iPhone 12, the MagSafe charger will magnetically align it for you. You have to plug the base (transmitter) into the wall - it can't obtain ...


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Yes. Apple hardware and macOS support USB audio out of the box. Plug in amplified or non-amplified devices that fit your room and sound preference and enjoy. USB is digital out so may be better than analog audio out connectors or Bluetooth or AirPlay sounds. Search for USB Computer Speakers online. If you are totally lost, start with a brand like Logitech ...


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There are a couple paths you can take to solve this problem: A hardware only solution. It's simple to implement, strong and features and equally strong (high) on price. Software based KVM with some bodging to address the audio needs. If you can live with some manual switching of USB and audio, you've got a strong solution here. A Proper KVM Something ...


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The keyboard light that was blinking helped. Searching for reason where that would happen said there was not enough power to the keyboard. The (non-Apple) keyboard was going through a KVM switch (which actually is powered). So I figured there is something it doesn't like about the keyboard. After directly connecting an Apple keyboard to the Mac Mini I was ...


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According to EveryMac, the model numbers of your specific CPU are i7-6700HQ, i7-6820HQ, or i7-6920HQ, which all have Intel HD Graphics 530. The specs list the resolutions that you can expect to find with DisplayPort and HDMI. However, in reality you can possibly do better. For example, there are active USB C to HDMI 2.0 cables which allow 4k@60Hz on 2016 ...


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? is used in URIs for parameterization. Here it is enabling use of the location= which appears to be a port reference. So, it would seem you're asking if you should drop it in your descriptor I would say yes.


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I was wondering if this would be too much of a workload for the Mac or if this is a normal thing to do with such a device. What is "normal" is very subjective. What you actually intend to do with your Mac is what determines if it's capable of handling the processing load. This model is capable of handling two external displays up to 4K each but ...


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Your situation doesn't entirely makes sense to me (but maybe I'm reading too much into it). You need zero space and zero functioning drive to boot to Internet recovery. Since you mentioned reformatting as a solution. I wanted to share the official steps for an erase install (for the curious) https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201314 (recovery) https://...


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Thanks everyone. I reformatted the drive and reinstalled and now I am in the middle of a Time Machine recovery. Cheers gents you are the best.


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Note: These instructions are for version 0.12.0 of rEFInd. If you download a different version, then make the appropriate substitutions for the version you are using. The rEFInd Boot Manager: Getting rEFInd webpage has a link for A USB flash drive image file. The default is for the downloaded files to be placed in the folder ~/Downloads/refind-flashdrive-0....


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Is there a way I can enable my MacBook Pro to allow the incoming charging through this? There's is not setting to allow incoming charging because charging is, by design, allowed. It's a defacto function of the port. I think you're misunderstanding how the Thunderbolt port works. It's a multiplexing of several signals - DisplayPort, USB 3.2, PCIe, and ...


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You can get a USB DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) and connect any speaker or audio device to your Mac. I personally use one to connect my iMac to a Bose Wave Radio and in this answer, the user connects a set of the vintage Apple ball speakers to a newer Mac.


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It’s highly unlikely USB can slow down your mac since it has a minimum of 2x Thunderbolt 3 ports and likely 4 of them. The bandwidth there is way more than USB could saturate. It’s much more likely you need to look at the OS and apps running and rule out interference or USB cable / hub issues with some troubleshooting to note exactly what’s connected and do ...


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