Forum discussion tagged with iMac.
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    Question Top processor for 2010 iMac

    Hi could anyone confirm if/where to check that the top available processor for my 2010 iMac (mid year I think) is Intel (R) Core (TM)2 Duo CPU E7600 @3.06GHz
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    Solved! Looking for advice on iMac purchasing ahead of the 2021 16" Macbook Pro Release

    Hi All, My current 2015 MacBook Pro has served me well but is on its way out. This pretty much handles all of my work needs, which are primarily video editing and some motion graphics work, with relative ease. The specs are -- MacBook Pro: (Retina,15-inch, Mid 2015) Processor: 2.5GHz...
  3. B

    How do I connect with my iMac desktop?

    I have followed all of the steps up to "tap Go on the menu bar". My computer does not have this option. How do I finish the process?
  4. henrytcasey

    What to Expect From Apple in 2019

    From truly new iPhones and AirPods 2 to the new Mac Pro and Apple TV originals, here's what could be on the horizon for Apple What to Expect From Apple in 2019 : Read more
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    Solved! Dac or amp or both?

    Do I need a amp and a dac for an iMac?
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    Solved! iTunes Purchases - An unknown error occurred (-54)

    I recently purchased a few music albums and films from iTunes which were subsequently downloaded to my iMac. However I also received this error message " There was a problem downloading “Bridge Over Troubled Water / Seventies Anthems / Simon & Garfunkel”. An unknown error occurred (-54). " for...
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    Apple Black Friday Deals: iPhone, Apple Watch on Sale

    From the current-gen iPhone to latest Apple Watch, here are the best deals on your favorite Apple gear. Apple Black Friday Deals: iPhone, Apple Watch on Sale : Read more
  8. S

    I bought an imac as a gift and my friend cannot get the @ symbol using the shift key , it is a wireless RF 333 mini keyboard ,

    i cant type the @ symbol using the shift button on my wifi mini keyboard RF333, any suggestions please
  9. J

    iMac 21 4K

    Hello What upgrade should I get for iMac 21 4K? There is several options: - 3.0 GHz quad-core i5 (7th generation) versus 3.4 GHz quad-core i5 (7th generation) versus 3.6 GHz quad-core i7 (7th generation) - 8 GB RAM versus 16 GB RAM - 1 TB Fusion Drive versus 512 GB SSD I'm thinking of getting...
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    Can't type Spanish accents on Windows keyboard connected to Imac

    I recently switched my imac keyboard to an insignia (windows) keyboard. However, when I try to type accents (previously Option+e+the relevant letter on my mac keyboard), it does not work. When I try using the numeric keypad, it doesn't work either. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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    Can I use Xcode on an old Macbook air/pro

    Im looking to buy a macbook air/pro but im on a budget, im looking to buy one from the ~2012 models. I want to use Xcode on it but i dont know whether it will work on old models or whether it works on all models. Thank you
  12. R

    How to Connect an iMac to a MacBook Pro

    If you want to see the content on your MacBook on a large iMac screen, or work on some file stored in your iMac while on the go, you might want to connect your iMac to your MacBook Pro. It can be annoying to use flash drives to transfer content, so you’ll be pleased to know Mac has provided an...
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    I am a few years late and hope Ubrales still available...only difference is that I have an Firewire and iMovie presum

    So just in case.. same Sony camera trv103, but using Apple iMac (late 2013) - so presuming it will transfer 8mm/Hi8 tapes using Firewire and iMovie...This iMovie is too modern for my camera perhaps, but it's a work in progress...cheers
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    Solved! Swap cathode lamps in LCD TV?

    Hi I have an Emerson lc195emx LCD TV that just has broken cathode lamps inside of it and then I have this LCD screen from a iMac that has the exact same cathode lamps just smaller same plugs everything can I just take that those cathode lamps out of the iMac computer screen and plug them into...
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    Apple iMac Pro Review: A Crazy Amount of Power

    With supercharged processing, workstation-grade graphics and an insane amount of memory, the new iMac Pro is exactly what the most demanding professional needs. Apple iMac Pro Review: A Crazy Amount of Power : Read more
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    24-Hour Apple Flash Sale: Up to $400 Off MacBook Pro

    The best Apple device sale we've seen period is happening right now at Best Buy. 24-Hour Apple Flash Sale: Up to $400 Off MacBook Pro : Read more
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    24-Hour Apple Flash Sale: Up to $400 Off MacBook Pro

    The best Apple device sale we've seen period is happening right now at Best Buy. 24-Hour Apple Flash Sale: Up to $400 Off MacBook Pro : Read more
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    24-Hour Apple Flash Sale: Up to $400 Off MacBook Pro

    The best Apple device sale we've seen period is happening right now at Best Buy. 24-Hour Apple Flash Sale: Up to $400 Off MacBook Pro : Read more
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    Creating a desktop using a laptop

    Hi, I currently have a mid 2011 iMac which has started slowing down. I'm looking to buy a laptop because then I can take it on holiday with me. However, I enjoy playing simulation games like The Sims 4, cities in motion, cities skylines, tropico etc. And also enjoy GTA V. (I have to use my...
  20. AndrewFreedman

    Apple's $5,000 iMac Pro Gets a Ship Date

    The iMac Pro will start at $4,999, and is aimed at creatives and developers who lashed out against Apple's lack of powerful options. Apple's $5,000 iMac Pro Gets a Ship Date : Read more
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    I'm looking to game on a iMac

    Hi, I'm looking to game on a iMac 2010 and run windows 10 on it and I was wondering if it could play Minecraft Java Destiny 2 and maybe overwatch now what specs would I need on the mac to do this or if I can maybe record the screen for minecraft and that's all so is this possible??
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    I have created a notebook on my Mac computer and can't get it to upload to the ipad

    Installed Evernote on iMac and iPad. cannot find the way to get this to sync
  23. L

    Need to remove older of two versions of Malwarebytes

    I have two versions of Malwarebytes installed on my iMac. How do I remove the old version, please?
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    Here's the Best iMac Deal We've Seen This Year

    Get the previous-gen iMac for as little as $725. Here's the Best iMac Deal We've Seen This Year : Read more
  25. R

    How do I move pictures from Samsung Luna to my IMAC

    I cannot transfer photos from a Samsung Luna to my IMAC
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    Apple iMac 27-Inch with 5K Display Review (2017): Serious Power

    The Apple 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display is a must for photo and video editors, thanks to its stunning display and potent performance, but it's also a great choice for anyone who wants a capable desktop. Apple iMac 27-Inch with 5K Display Review (2017): Serious Power : Read more
  27. Mastermmm

    Google Account Contacts Mysteriously Disappearing

    On several occasions, for no reason at all, random contacts are deleted on my Google Account. The first time I remember this happening, I went into my Google Account and reverted to the past week's contacts in hopes to get the old ones back, and it did. Unfortunately, I was never able to figure...
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    Apple Just Made the iMac the Best Mac

    Apple’s desktops rev up with Kaby Lake hardware and a hot new workstation-class model that Apple's calling 'the most powerful Mac ever.' Apple Just Made the iMac the Best Mac : Read more
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    no space for tv?

    can I view Roku ultra content on my iMac and skip using a TV ? I have no space for 2 screens. i need an simple to use remote for my old hands.watching channels on iMac is fine but there is no simple device (old person easy) to control the computer content via remote.
  30. S

    transfer pix from a motorola razr v3 flip phone

    I have pictures on a couple of motorola razr v3 flip phones and have been unable to get my imac (el capitan) to recognize them or vice versa. The pix were taken before my husband got sick. Before my little dog died. Irreplaceable. I tried a USB/Razr cable. Tried ensuring phone was discoverable...
  31. T

    I have a broken imac 2009 and i dont know what to do with it

    So i bought this imac for 80 dollars on craigslist and there was no hard drive. So i went inside and the display data cable was DESTROYED so i went and tried to replace it and it will still not display anything. Also the machine does power on. Specs intel core i3 540 amd 4250 (i think) thats...
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    Younus Shah Stl-How can i record gameplay from iPhone to iMac

    Hello, I am Younus Shah Stl. I want To Know How To record Gameplay From my Iphone To IMac ? Is their a way to record my gameplay from iPad or iPhone for my Son, wondering if i had them usb into my mac could i record them?
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    imac locked up

    imac locked up
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    Is the there a way to project kodi on an iMac to tv via a blue ray player?

    Watch kodi on tv from imac
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    Will a new 13" macbook pro actually be an upgrade? And what is wrong with my imac?

    Hi guys, I am looking for a new laptop primarily because I want to edit 4k video shot from my gopro and S7. I'm currently using an old 2009 iMac 27", with i5 2.66ghz 4GB ram, ATI Radeon 4850 512mb graphics card, and a HDD. I don't understand much about computers, and every few years I get...
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    I mean it aint a laptop, but man did i screw up. Please help me fix it

    Well this is hilarious. Im going to kinda write it like i was in r:tifu. So heres my setup -imac early 2013 21.5 inch -hard drive previously i had took out of my old laptop that had windows ten. The power connector fried there and i couldn't get it to work a gain so i took out the hard drive...
  37. S

    IMac security and protection.

    Is virus protection needed on iMacs. If so, what's a easy friendly, good brand to get?
  38. S

    Adobe flash player is installed but apparently need a updated on My IMAC

    I have checked my updates and Adobe advise I have the up to date version! When I go to download pictures on the website it advise my Adobe not updated.??? So I updated it then go back to the website and same thing happens again, still need updated version. Can anyone help? or had similar...
  39. E

    iMac now overscanning

    I have a mid-2011 iMac (iMaC 12,1) that has suddenly come into a overscan mode. Starting today, I cannot see the top and bottom of the screen or the left and right sides of the screen at the same time. How do I correct this overscan problem?
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    iMac. Not book. Ps doesn't like the graphics card?

    I've had nothing but trouble since updating to elcapitan from Yosemite. Ps worked fine then (I have creative cloud student subscription) Everything is the latest version, had issues with creative cloud for a bit but seems ok now. Tried opening photoshop and it came up with something about...
  41. N

    iMac mid 2010, 2TB WD 5400rpm or 2TB Seagate 7200rpm? PSU temps. extra ram

    Hello i was wondering which HDD i should go for, the 2TB WD 5400rpm or 2TB Seagate 7200rpm? i know you guys would most likely say the seagate 7200rpm because of its higher rounds but theres a catch. the 2TB WD 5400rpm has a thermal connection which has two rows of 4 pins stack on each other...
  42. N

    iMac 2012 (thick) Fan Noise

    hello i have an old iMac 2012, the thick one with the optical drive and NOT the new slim one. i want to upgrade to a new ssd or hdd but i came across a bunch of readings that if you change it, the fan noise will max out or turn at high rpms and therefore becomes noisy. i was wondering what i...
  43. Forever Oleg

    Looking for an iMac

    What's the cheapest iMac (new) that is not horrible? At least 4GB DDR3 RAM preferred, a good dual or quad core CPU (please no Core 2 Duo's or such other old CPUs). Budget is under $400. The cheaper the better.
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    Going from Windows to Mac...

    So I've always wanted a Mac, simply because I think the aesthetic appeal of one is unbelievable. Yes I think you can get pretty gaming PC's, but I think there is something different about the iMac. I currently have gaming PC, while it isn't the best, it pretty much runs every game I throw at...
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    Which is best deal? MacBook Pro 15" Iris vs MacBook Pro 15" 2GB DDR5 GPU vs iMac 27" 5K

    I am currently looking forward to get an Apple Computer. I do know much about PCs or Macs, so I taking your word for it. I am aware that the most expensive Mac is the best, but is it really necessary? I am investing into a good computer for video editing maybe about 1080p video that is about 30...
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    Why is 1-year old Windows laptop waking from sleep slower then 8-yr old iMac?

    I use 2 computers: An iMac (20-inch, Mid 2007) with: Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Memory: 6 GB DDR2 RAM Storage: 1 TB HDD 7200 RPM Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro 256 MB Running the latest version of OS X El Capitan and a Dell Inspiron 15 7537 laptop (purchased a year ago) with...
  47. N

    Need help choosing the right laptop for PHD

    Hello and thank you for any responses! Basically my mam is doing her PHD this year and needs a good laptop for programming and such and asked for advice, she was recommended an iMac but i believe that she could probably get a much more affordable laptop for what she needs (As an iMac is around...
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    How to play Pandora on my wireless speaker and on my IMAC at the same time.

    How to play 2 outputs at the same time with IMAC
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    Vintage speakers (1980) with iMac 5K (2014)

    Hi, I recently got my hands on some vintage Braun Dual CL710 speakers (1980) and I was wondering whether there was any possible way to connect these speakers to my iMac 5K (2014). I also got the matching amplifier, if that would make things easier. I don't have the slightest idea how to make...
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    iMAC or Custom Built Desktop?

    I have a budget of 3k plus. But i cannot choose between Mac or Custom Desktop. I need the computer for multimedia editing, sound and video. the imac is 3.8k but with 3.8k, i can built a computer tech spec way better. Hence i dont know what i should get.
  51. R

    error code 36 imac

    have tried to fix using terminal and replaced hard drive what can i do.
  52. CherlynnLow

    LG May Have Leaked 8K iMac

    According to a recent press release about next-gen 8K displays, LG claims that Apple is preparing to release an 8K iMac later this year. LG May Have Leaked 8K iMac : Read more
  53. MorrowindExplorer

    How to Convert SD 480p to HD 720p on a iMac

    I want to convert some of my SD movies to HD Movies, I would like to play them in 16:9 720p but how would i accomplish that, and with what kind of program (The Program can be Paid or free) and i am using a iMac Late 2006
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    i installed offic mac 2011 on my imac, when typing in word there are no words showing.Does anyone know why?

    i installed offic mac 2011 on my imac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, when typing in word document there are no words showing.Can someone help me with this?
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    Connect iMac to TV to surround sound?

    Hi guys, Looking to connect my iMac to my TV via HDMI, then play the audio through my surround sound system. I'm having trouble figuring it out. iMAC: 21.5-inch, Mid 2011, AMD Radeon HD 6770M 512 MB (specs here) Speakers: LG LHT888 with HDMI out only (specs here) TV: TCL L40P60UF (specs...
  56. Mike Andronico

    Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display Review

    The Apple iMac with Retina 5K display offers powerful performance and the sharpest all-in-one screen on the market. Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display Review : Read more
  57. Mark Spoonauer

    iMac Retina 5K Display Hands-on: Jaw-Dropping Screen

    Seeing is believing with the iMac with Retina 5K Display. It's the sharpest, lushest screen we've ever laid eyes on. iMac Retina 5K Display Hands-on: Jaw-Dropping Screen : Read more
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    iMac or Gaming PC

  59. K

    Looking for a laptop (read description)

    Im starting college soon and Im really into film making/ music. I also need a laptop that is light so i can take it to school. I was thinking about getting a Macbook pro. Probably the one that costs $1499 on their website with the default settings. I was wondering if that laptop would also be...