Tom_N

Lives in United States Southeast, United States
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Joined on Aug 31, 2005

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  • If the problem turns out to be that they're formatted using NTFS, and the iPad doesn't recognize it, you'll need to copy the data over to drives using a filesystem that the iPad does recognize.
  • Are you by chance using NTFS on the external drives? A lot of external drives come formatted using NTFS.  macOS can read NTFS volumes, although it needs help from third-party drivers to write to ...
  • Rocket Yard (OWC blog) – Picking the Right Drive Format: exFAT is Not Your Friend
  • Two other things that occur to me: 1. If the drive is formatted using NTFS, and you're using a third-party NTFS driver, the issue might be that the third-party driver is not fully compatible with ...
  • What does your Mac show when you run Disk Utility – not to Partition or Erase or run First Aid on anything, but just to see what disks and volumes it thinks are there? E.g., here's what I see on an ...
  • In versions of macOS before Ventura, you can go into a drive's Get Info window, and choose to "Ignore ownership on this volume."  Apple's online user manual only goes back to High Sierra, but I ...
  • Do you have a monitor that you can use with the new system?  Or are you looking for one of those as well?
  • Baseline:  HP22cw (21.5", 1920x1080 pixel monitor). A 32" 4K monitor running in Retina "like 2560x1440" mode would give you 33% extra workspace (in each direction), plus somewhat larger text. A 27" ...
  • Apple Support – Mac mini (Late 2014) – Technical Specifications It looks like this Mini might be able to drive a single 4K (3840x2160) monitor over HDMI, at a refresh rate of 30 Hz. I think it ...
  • I'm going by https://www.apple.com/ipad-pro/specs/ Those two features appear to be common to both sizes.  The big differences are (1) screen size (2) mini-LED backlighting on the 12.9" model
  • Could you provide a link to the reviews that said that 12.9" iPad Pros have anti-glare screens and that 11" iPad Pros do not? Both size of iPad Pro have (1) "SDR brightness: 600 nits max"
  • Apple's technical specifications show (1) Fully laminated display (2) Antireflective coating (3) 1.8% reflectivity as feature of the M2 ...
  • ArtsRight – How to calibrate 14" & 16" MacBook Pro Liquid Retina XDR (MiniLED) Displays for Pro Color workflow! I didn't watch the video to see what he recommended, but there were many comments ...
  • Apple Support – Fine-tune the calibration of the Liquid Retina XDR display on your MacBook Pro
  • There's a program called Better JPEG whose vendor claims it can do some operations on JPEG files without recompression loss.
  • That article doesn't show that "PCs" were more reliable than Macs in 2020.  It claims that Microsoft and Lenovo had the top "Reliability Scores" in 2020.  Apple was third, with other PC vendors ...
  • Or a relatively recent Intel-based Mac, running (1) the latest OS, and (2) an Intel/macOS virtual machine (for the old deprecated OS and applications)
  • They need to install drivers in the form of kernel extensions or system extensions.  Used to be, if you had Admin privileges to install a kernel extension in the appropriate system directory, it ...
  • Paragon is advertising that the current version of their software is "macOS Ventura Compatible." https://www.paragon-software.com/us/home/ntfs-mac/ The page says that "Macs based on Apple M1/M2 ...
  • Most non-technical users wouldn’t know or care about the difference between built-in read-only kernel-space drivers for NTFS and built-in read-only user-space drivers for NTFS. So if Apple did move ...
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