MacBook Pro :: Use Retina Display As A Screen For Xbox 360?

Jul 1, 2012

it would be possible to use my retina display as a screen for my xbox 360. Im not sure if the hdmi port supports video input or if this is a possibility.

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MacBook Pro with Retina display, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: External Display Is Not Waking / Retina Display Flashes Through Different Screen Views

Sep 4, 2014

My external display (HP w2207) seems to conflict with my MacBook Pro (15 inch Retina display, early 2013) since I upgraded MacBook OS to 10.9.4.The external display works at initial boot of Mac but does not work after OS sleeps and I attempt to awaken, and while the external display is not waking, the Retina display flashes through different screen views, which only partially reflect my normal screen, or do not reflect my normal screen at all. 

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OS X Mavericks (10.9.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display Has Top Task Bar Burnt Into Screen?

Aug 26, 2014

The top and bottom task bar looked to be burnt into the screen on my MacBook Pro Retina Display.  Is this possible or are my eyes playing tricks on me?

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MacBook :: Pro 15'' Late 2011 - Way To Upgrade Screen To A Retina Display?

Jun 15, 2012

i have a macbook pro 15'' from late 2011, is there or will there be a way to upgrade my screen to a retina display?

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MacBook Pro :: How Do Softwares That Aren't Retina Compatible Look On Retina Display

Jun 12, 2012

How do software that aren't retina compatible yet look on the MBP Retina Display? From my own experience as a developer when using regular sized images and resolutions on the iPhone 4, they come out as blurry. I was thinking perhaps the same thing will occur if the software isn't retina compatible? I e 2x in GUI size and scaled down?

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MacBook Pro :: Failure Mode During Reboot Or Wakeup Laptop Retina Display / Screen Does Not Work

Aug 21, 2014

my mid-2012 Macbook Pro Retina laptop is having Retina screen problems at startup, bootup and wakeup modes.  The main failure mode is, during reboot or wakeup the laptop's Retina display screen does not work, a blank Retina screen results, and the keyboard does not light up.  Also, at random times the laptop will just crash and self reboot, but then during reboot the Retina screen does not work but the computer reboots.  Additionally, this laptop, compared to my work's PC laptops is lightly used, mostly for web browsing, photo viewing and email. At first this problem was only intermittent, but now the Retina displace screen failure mode has become a chronic repeating failure mode and is happening almost everyday and stays in this Retina display failure mode for a longer period of time.  Additionally, this 2012 Macbook Pro Retina laptop had a failed graphics card within its first 4 months of light use, the failed graphics card had to be replaced.

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MacBook Pro with Retina display, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

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MacBook :: Putting Display To Sleep On New With Retina Display?

Jun 16, 2012

I'm used to using the keystrokes control-shift-eject to put the display to sleep without activating the screensaver or putting the whole computer to sleep. 

Since the new Macbook Pro with Retina Display lacks an eject key, the best I have been able to do is set a hot corner. I don't like this as much -- especially since it is possible to trigger the hot corner without intending to.

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display And Airplay Will Not Display On Menu Bar

Sep 6, 2014

I have a macbook pro with retina display that was purchased in 2012 and I am running Mavericks.  I have been trying to mirror my mac to my apple tv but the the airplay icon will not display on the menu bar.  I have tried turning airplay on and off on the apple tv without success.  Under the display settings in system preferences it says No Devices Detected.I have already tried all the suggestions in the support pages to no avail.

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MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), OS X Mavericks (10.9.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Using MBP Display As Video Output Xbox 360

Aug 10, 2010

I've got quite a simple question about an MBP and an Xbox 360, which I'm sure some have asked and others have answered before, but I'm looking for a straight-forward response given the situation I find myself into. So I've got the two devices, and I'd like to use the MBP's display as a video output for the 360. What I've also got is a VGA adapter for the 360, so I could connect it to a monitor instead of a TV. So basically, is this achievable, and if it is, what else do I need, in case I need anything else? Sorry for the improper way of writing this message, but all I have is an HTC Desire, and I find it quite difficult to type very well.

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Hardware :: Xbox 360 Playing On Macbook Pro 13 Inch Display

Dec 23, 2009

Say I set up my xbox with a component to minidisplay port adapter and plugged the mini display port into my macbook pro 13 inch, could i use the moniter as a dsplay for my xbox. I currently don't have an hd tv in my dorm and i like the display on my macbook and would like to use it. Also, would it be possible to buy something like an hdmi to firewire 800 and then use the firewire port on my macbook for the video in. Even though the mini displayport is an output, will it make a difference. I am also interested in buying a capture device and using that with the usb port on my mac, but i have heard that the latancy is really bad and you don't get to play at the full resolution.

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MacBook Pro :: Use 2011 13" As An External Display For Xbox 360?

Mar 24, 2012

any way I can use my 2011 13" MBP as an external display for my xbox 360? 

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display - Is 8GB Good Enough

Jun 14, 2012

I can't imagine why I would need any more than 8GB since I'm not a professional photographer or video editor or whatever, so I'm planning on going with the base model. Smart idea? The only reason I'm even considering getting the 16GB is because the RAM isn't upgradable and I'm somewhat scared I might regret not getting the 16GB when the computer's a bit older and 16GB start to become the standard amount of RAM- if that ever happens?   

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Mac Book, Mac OS X (10.5.5)

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MacBook Pro :: Using Retina With External Display?

Jun 15, 2012

Currently I have a MBP 15" and use it on a daily basis with both the built-in display and an external 20" (1680x1050) display. I'm getting a new MBP retina and don't know how OS X is going to manage two displays with such a big difference in dots per inch. Will the "retina-ready" apps look just fine on the retina and enormous on the external?

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Magsafe 2 For Retina Display Macbook Pro

Jun 15, 2012

I've had two different MacBook Pro's since 2006.I went through 4 magsafe power adapters as the cable coming straight off the connector always began to permanently bend at the magsafe connection point such that I didn't trust it from an electrical safety point of view (after seeing one arc at that point a time or two).Then when I bought what would be my 5th power adapter, much to my positive surprise, Apple had done a redesign that had the cable coming out at a right angle with repect to the way the older ones had the cable come out.They also beefed up how the cable comes out of the magsafe end.Now I see a picture of the 85W power adapter for the new Retina display macbook pro I am planning to buy soon. And it looks like they've reverted to the old "wire straight out from the connector" approach.

That would be a significant step backward for me as where I have to plug in my mac (to the right of where I sit) having a straight cable coming out from the left of the mac is just going to cause me to start wasting power adapters again.Might I be able to continue to use the 85W power adapter I currently have on my 17 inch 2009 macbook pro? And it's not the original power adapter but one I bought maybe in 2011 or so.I love this one where the cable leaves in the direction heading out away from the top of the mac rather than the ones that came out straight to the left.And the picture of the new one appears to come out straight to the left again.And what do you even call the power adapter I have that I bought in about 2011 where the cable comes out at a right angle to the magsafe connector itself?


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MacBook
Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display Burn-in?

Jun 16, 2012

I first noticed this after my MBP [Retina] had gone to sleep, but: when returning to the login screen (since I have it set to require a password whenever the computer is idle long enough) I noticed what appeared to a very faint ghosting primarily noticeable on darker backgrounds. After messing around with it a bit, there seems to be a fairly consistent in-display ghosting that occurs without much time at all; I was able to leave my screen on (a little above half-brightness) for about 10-15 minutes and the ghosted "burn" would be of the screen I left it on (which I deliberately reconfigured so that everything would be a new position). Is this a normal thing that I just have to get used to? It's not really noticeable at all in standard use.

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MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Calibrate MacBook Pro Retina Display

Jun 28, 2012

What spyder and what software would you suggest to calibrate the retina display of the new MacBook Pros?

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display USB Port Right Is 2.0?

Jun 28, 2012

I got a new macbook pro with retina display. It says on the website that there should be two USB 3.0 on both side. I have a external hard drive that is 3.0 USB i plug it to the right side and the colour indicates that it is a USB 3.0, plugging it to the right side, turned green and that indicate a 2.0 Instead. So what is going on?

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MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), iOS 5.1.1

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MacBook Pro :: USB Superdrive With Retina Display?

Jul 1, 2012

I just bought the Mac Book Pro with 500 GB and am concerned about burning DVD and also downloading CD music onto my computer. Has anyone bought the USB superdrive to hook up and does it work well? 

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MacBook Pro with Retina display, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Run Two DVI Monitors Off A New With Retina Display?

Jul 2, 2012

I am ordering a new Macbook Pro - Retina Display for a cooworker but they want to keep the two monitors that they already have.  They are both DVI monitors.  Can you run two DVI monitors off the new notebook?  I know I cna convert the HDMI over but does anyone know if it is possible to convert Thunderbolt over to DVI? 

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Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Install After Market RAM Or SSD For The New One With Retina Display?

Jun 12, 2012

if we can install after market RAM or SSD for the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display?

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MacBook Pro

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MacBook Pro :: Connect Firewire 400 To A Retina Display?

Jun 12, 2012

Is there an adaptor available to connect firewire 400 and 800?

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: New Retina Display Badge Disappeared

Jun 12, 2012

Where has the MacBook Pro badge gone from the bottom of the display on the new Retina display MacBook Pro’s? That’s an iconic badge, not the same without it.

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MacBook Pro :: DB Value Of The Cooling Fans For The New One With Retina Display?

Jun 12, 2012

Just like the title says I wanted to know what is the max and/or average dB value / noise level for the cooling fans of the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display.I saw that there are asymmetrically spaced impeller blades to reduce noise, but also it says "reducing tonal impact". So there seems to be a noticeable noise level? I work in very quiet locations and have good ears, so I wondered if I better don't get one of these. I'm currently using an iMac 27" and once the hard disks are running at full speed after starting up I cannot hear anything.

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MacBook Pro

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display Ram User Upgradable?

Jun 15, 2012

if the new MacBook pro ram user upgradable to 16gb or it has to be done at the factory?

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Mac OS X (10.7)

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display And USB Super-drive?

Jun 19, 2012

Just wanted to let everyone know I had to update Mac OSX to be able to use the superdrive on the new macbook pro retina display.  Before that it would show me what was on the disk but I couldn't access it.  Even after I updated it I had to browse through finder to find the drive to be able to run what was on the disk, as it didn't pop up automatically. 

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MacBook Pro :: Wipe / Reset It With Retina Display?

Jun 19, 2012

I just got my new macbook pro! But I put information from another that I don't want. So how can you wipe without a disk besides bringing it to Apple?

Info:MacBook Pro with Retina display, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display And Streaming Non HD Video

Jun 21, 2012

how does non HD video content look on the MBP-R in Full Screen mode? 

Is its blury like the non optimized Apps or website content? Is it even more blurry? 

Reason why I am asking: 

Watching series online on a regular screen pretty often looks ok but not great. Depending on the internet speed and the movie qualitity you can see the compression in the picture and so see the pixel. How does this look on the new retina display? 

Has anyone of the early owner time and motivation to check and post a screenshot?

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MacBook Pro :: HDMI With Retina Display Not Detecting Tv?

Jun 21, 2012

This is my first MBP. I tried to connect it to my receiver with HDMI cable, and nothing happened. When I connect it to my windows computer it works flawsley. I'm not really sure if there is something I need to do. All I did was plug it in.

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Windows 7

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MacBook Pro :: Dimensions And Weight Of Box, Retina Display?

Jun 22, 2012

i want buy my macbookpro retina display, but i don´t know, weight and size of box, i need this information for [URL]

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MacBook Pro :: Retina Display Sudden Shutdown?

Jun 25, 2012

So I've been using my new macbook pro with retina display for about a week now, and its shutdown several times on its own.  The computer just goes black, and then turns on with a grey screen that says it had to shutdown and is restarting. 

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MacBook Pro with Retina display, iOS 5.1.1

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