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Discussion in 'Technology Forum' started by Melody Bot, Mar 13, 2015.

  1. jeff.dart


  2. cryates

    Trusted Prestigious

    Don’t know how many of you use it, but the native M1 version of Pixelmator Pro runs like a dream.
  3. I'm new to the Homepod world, if I get a Mini, do I need to have anything else with it? Or would I be able to start with that?
  4. Daniel182

    Let's hold our breath until we disappear

    That was quick!
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  5. jeff.dart Nov 19, 2020 at 12:14 PM
    (Last edited: Nov 19, 2020 at 4:54 PM)


    One of the best things about them.

    Edit: works great. Now I have zero issues with this phone.
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  6. Updating now. The lock screen bug was annoying, but if I used my index finger instead of my thumb it worked fine. I was worried it was my screen protector at first, so glad it wasn't that.
  7. disambigujason

    Trusted Supporter

    Almost a week in and the mini is cemented as my favorite phone since the 4s. My 8 feels downright cumbersome at this point. but a few gripes: I miss Touch ID, I hate swiping down instead of up for notifications (the tapping shortcut doesn’t always work well), and I LOATHE the blue tint of the oled screens (that’s what causes it, right?).
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  8. Sean Murphy

    this is me now Supporter

    you should be fine - i don't think owning a regular homepod is a pre-req for having a mini
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  9. Drew Beringer

    @drewberinger Moderator

    it's not
  10. For Christmas I want to upgrade my wife and kids (just one that they share between them) from their iPad mini (2?) but can't decide between the iPad Air or regular iPad.

    The iPad Air looks amazing, of course, but at twice the price ($560) of the regular iPad ($280) with the current early Black Friday deals I can't decide if it's worth it.
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  11. Frank Lapidus

    Regular Supporter

    Got a 16" MBP last February but just traded it in for a MacBook Air after all of the reviews. I got a good deal on a refurbished one from Apple but honestly it was way more computer than I actually ever needed so now with my trade in I'm getting the MBA and will have enough trade in credit to almost fully pay for some AirPods Pro - stoked! Picking mine up on Sunday and I can't wait. All of the reviews I've seen over the week really sold it for me.
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  12. this is cool - zac hall from 9to5mac has press credentials to leave cameras on the nasa launch pads in Florida and left a 12 Pro to capture a launch in slow motion.
  13. anotherpancake

    hello. Supporter

    If they're just using it for basic stuff, I personally have been fine with my regular iPad since 2018. Use it pretty much every day to browse the web, watch YouTube, and do some homework on. more than enough, as nice as the Air is

    Edit: and for that price at $280, I'd absolutely go that route
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  14. Thanks, this is helpful. There will be occasional video streaming, some web browsing, and mostly video chatting with family and/or some Zoom classes.
  15. cryates

    Trusted Prestigious

    Clingmans Dome, Tennessee. Taken with my 12 Mini, edited in Pixelmator Pro.



  16. Drew Beringer

    @drewberinger Moderator

  17. Frank Lapidus

    Regular Supporter

    I've been very impressed with the photos coming out of the 12 mini vs the 12 pro/max. Really holding it's own.
  18. KeynDooee

    Living Legend

    I own a MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) and these benchmarks are giving me a stomach ache.
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  19. cryates

    Trusted Prestigious

    Yeah, it's excellent; They all are really. I really wish I could mess around with the 12 Pro Max camera system. It's definitely got its own advantages over the other models, particularly in low-light, but I'm also not a huge fan of what the bigger sensor can do to photos in some specific scenarios.
  20. cryates

    Trusted Prestigious

    Random question for Mac users that I’m only just now asking, do any of you ever find your menu car icons switching positions? For some reason mine have always randomly switched positions on occasion and it drives me mad.
  21. They definitely seem to be less consistent in Big Sur. Just hide the menu bar it’s useless lol
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  22. TheBaroness

    a burst and I'm awake now Supporter

    The MacBook Air M1 is shaping up to be a real iPad Pro killer for me - the only thing I miss from a work perspective is the touch screen for signing documents. The iPadPro with the smart folio is just too bulky/top heavy and iPad OS is infuriatingly buggy
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  23. heywassuphello

    it's hard work having a soul

    typing this from my new M1 MBA. shit rips.
  24. Frank Lapidus

    Regular Supporter

    Picking up my new MBA this afternoon - stoked!