JPAlbert

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  • An important question would be: How much storage space are they using on the computer they currently own? I will -guess- that the Apple-installed software that comes with the new Mini (including ...
  • OP wrote: "I do have super duper but am not sure it will work with my MBPro which has the T 2 security chip." Of course it will. I suggest you give it a try. If you are dissatisfied with the ...
  • OP wrote: "My MBPro has two volumes (one for system and the other for all data). The Time capsule backs up the system volume only. Can I set up another Time machine to back up the whole MB hard ...
  • mattspace wrote: "Assuming the drive isn't encrypted, and locked to the secure enclave on the TouchID module of the machine you junked." If the drive came out of a 2016 NON-touchbar MBP, there's no ...
  • OP wrote: "I have the PDF. I'm hoping to find a copy in epub format." Could you use the free application "Calibre" to convert it? (I have no idea what the results would be, but I believe that ...
  • A list that may be of interest: https://www.pchardwarehelp.com/guides/s-ips-lcd-list.php
  • terrydev wrote: "That's a plan? All you're doing is delaying the inevitable by 6 or 7 years. Picasa is dead and its not coming back. You're going to move to a new app. Do it now or in seven years, ...
  • OP wrote: "With the 2018 I am no longer sure whether super duper will work as I can't be certain I can boot from a usb drive through a dongle. Does Mojave even support this?" Just connect your ...
  • OP wrote: " I can't use Picasa too much longer as it is a 32bit application, and I don't want to run a VM just to do this." I regard Picasa just as you do -- I like it, and wish that google hadn't ...
  • Very nice shots, they've withstood the test of time.
  • OP wrote: "If I go the new computer route, I'd go the 27" 3.8ghz cpu, 512gb or 1tb SSD and 16gb ram." Don't buy 16gb. Get 8gb and add your own. Apple OVERCHARGES for RAM. The 27" iMac makes RAM ...
  • OP wrote: "Still trying to determine if I should get the external SSD or just bite the bullet and get a new 27" iMac with SSD." Well, if you have the money and hunger for "sumthin' new", that IS ...
  • Best option: Get a display with a DISPLAYPORT input. Connect to it using a USB-c (Mac end) to displayport (display end) adapter/cable.
  • The simplest answer: 1. Get an external drive 2. Download CarbonCopyCloner ( free to use for 30 days) 3. Just before you unpack the new iMac, use CCC to do a full clone of the old one to the ...
  • 5Div is "the past". EOS R is "the future". That's the way I see it. My opinion only.
  • Some 3rd party USB DVD/CD drives require a special "Y-cable" in order to work, because one USB port may not be enough to power the drive. In this case, you use a special USB cable that looks like a ...
  • OP wrote: "If I get a USB 3 SSD. If I move apps and data to the SSD, will I see an improvement in performance or should I make it a boot disk and run the Mac OS from the external SSD." Your ...
  • First pic looks better than the second to my eyes. Every time you posted...
  • OP: Which lenses do you have? Have you considered something like the EOS R (yes, full frame)?
  • P. Matters wrote: "Probably the least vaunted advantage of mirrorless is AF accuracy..." This -- along with ever-improving viewfinders that show you "the image you're gonna get" -- is what's going ...
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