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Mac OS X

Discussions cover Mac OS X such as Tiger, Panther, Leopard or Snow Leopard, Lion, in addition to Mac networking, Mac troubleshooting, Safari, and other Mac OS-related questions.

Last post: Macbook really slow - Showing HDD nearly full??!!
By dusktildawn1967 05-22-2015

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Mac OS Classic

Discussions cover all system aspects of the Mac OS before OS X.

Last post: Mac Book 2009 A1342
By Chrisfloyd69 10-26-2014

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Mac desktops

Discuss Apple's desktop computers including Mac Pro, iMac, Power Mac, Mac Mini, and eMac, ranging from troubleshooting to buying advice.

Last post: New iMac screen ,but no resolution settings
By scol78 10-13-2014

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  • Threads: 1076

Mac laptops

Discuss Apple's notebook computers including MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook, ranging from troubleshooting to buying advice.

Last post: White macbook unibody doesn't power on and the adapter doesn
By britpoprule 03-31-2015

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  • Threads: 315

Mac peripherals

Discuss Apple's other hardware products like Apple TV, AirPort, Time Capsule, displays, and more.

Last post: Issue with new Airport Extreme Base Station 802.11ac
By ChristyCC 09-12-2014

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iPhones, iPods, and iPads

Discuss all topics related to iPhones, iPods, and iPads, including syncing, cell coverage, battery life, and more.

Last post: Is the iPad Dead?
By James Denison 05-29-2015

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General Mac hardware discussions

Discuss anything related to Mac hardware, from Apple, or third-party companies, like Logitech and LaCie.

Last post: DVD won't show up in Finder
By benkfoster 07-27-2014

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Discuss the iTunes software and the iTunes Store, from managing playlists to making purchases

Last post: iTunes losing it's appeal.
By bearclawws 05-17-2015

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Discuss the iLife software suite, including iPhoto, iMovie, and iWeb and explore ways to get the most out of your digital lifestyle.

Last post: iMovie clip comes into iDVD w/o sound
By JohnInCR 03-10-2015

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Discuss the iWork software suite, including Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

Last post: Keynote '09 - Center Object
By Keith1940 06-02-2014

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General Mac software discussions

Discuss anything related to Mac software, from Apple, or third-party developers, like Adobe and Microsoft.

Last post: Looks like have to buy a PC to solve this
By avidmarketer 02-22-2015

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New Mac users forum

For those new to Macs or the forums who prefer to get their feet wet in a smaller pond. Respondents, please pay extra attention to user knowledge and experience levels when answering questions here.

Last post: Music system problem
By standeb 03-10-2015

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The Mac Lounge

Discuss things that might not be related to Apple products...with Apple users.

Last post: Apple released iOS 8.4 Beta 3: repair the function of music
By etea-dolphin 05-13-2015

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