andrew1964

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Joined on Aug 9, 2003

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  • I just got the 24 inch version of this monitor and like it. Replaces an old Dell I had. Haven’t played around with all the settings but has lots of presets for different jobs. Also nice to have a ...
  • I have an external card reader I will be connecting to Thunderbolt port. I got this for the xtra usb slots and cause have a couple of older usb hard drives and I like the front facing ports. I’m ...
  • Ended up ordering one of these for Mac mini. Will see how it works https://minisopuru.com/products/usb-c-hub-for-mac-mini-minisopuru-mac-mini-dock-support-m-2-nvme-sata-ssd-5-in-1-mac-mini-stand-do ...
  • Can Time Machine be set just to back up specific folders to ssd. Like music , photos and documents
  • All god advice. My music and photos and documents are on the Mac already. Did that at the Apple Store so I’ll probably reformat one of my seagate drives to use for backup of computer and have a ...
  • Besides macs built in Time Machine any other free back up programs out there recommend. I used AOMEI for windows amd it did the job but don’t think they make a Mac version. Would like one that ...
  • I had a lifetime license to malwarebytes and had them convert it to a Mac license. I’ll let you know how it works. On windows it has caught some things and quarantined them automatically
  • May use two drives. One for Time Machine back up and  another for exFat
  • So quick question. I was at Apple Store today talking to a Genius Bar person and asked about antivirus for macs amd he said don’t need them so don’t install them. I used malwarebytes on my windows ...
  • Created discussion thread SD cared reader recommendation
    Looking for simple USB card reader for Mac mini. Needs to read UHS-II cards. Don’t need fastest speed
  • Created discussion thread External ssd format
    So I just bought the new Mac mini pro to replace my older windows computer. Waiting for a monitor to come. I have a 1TB seagate external drive I was using for back up and I was going to get a T7 ...
  • My monitor has usb ports so I plug transmitter into that usually
  • Pulled the trigger and got M2 pro with 16 gb ram and 512 GN SSD.hopefully works well. Does anyone know if an older Logitech keyboard will,work with it. I have one that uses transmitter for ...
  • Created discussion thread M2 pro seems to be the one.
    After watching some of the reviews and tear downs of the M2 Mac mini it appears the base pro M2 seems like the best bet for me. The 256 GB only has one chip they say so SSD is slower. Also like ...
  • Thanks for the breakdown. I just am going to be doing basic stuff with photos as just learning so I do t think RAM will be issue. I’d get 16 GB on mini. I think ports were more the issue as used ...
  • Good point. May use a usb one as well
  • Created discussion thread Dell XPs vs Mac mini M2
    So in my mind I was ready to purchase a Mac mini when they arrive this week. Was. Just going through what I need to connect to it and decide on any peripherals even meet to my Apple Store to Sal ...
  • Saw a review of that online and looked at the OWC line of hubs. As of now think need more usb hubs vs Thunderbolt. Also may look at just getting the Mpro chip that gives 4 thunderbolt ports as may ...
  • Created discussion thread Mac hubs or dock
    What do you use to expand your Mac mini or MacBook ports. Need something with at least an SD slot and a few usb c or thunderbolt ports for external SSD drives. So Many out there. Was looking at a ...
  • Created discussion thread Keyboard shortcuts on mac
    Not a photo question but I’m coming from windows and getting a mac mini. I’m going to use my Logitech keyboard and mouse that I have had with my windows computer. Can I use ctrl C and ctrl V among ...
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