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Mac mini 2009 - HDMI ?
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Oct 4, 2013, 02:58 AM
 
Hey,

I want to connect a HDMI Screen to a 2009 Mac mini - how?

There's a Minidvi Port and a minidisplay Port and i Need an Adapter. Which of The two to Choose?

How to disable automatic corrections in ios 7?

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Oct 4, 2013, 04:01 AM
 
Mini-DVI is probably better. It's the same signal format as HDMI, while mini-DP requires either active conversion or a tricking the GPU to switch the signal to HDMI when an adapter is connected.
The new Mac Pro has up to 30 MB of cache inside the processor itself. That's more than the HD in my first Mac. Somehow I'm still running out of space.
     
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Oct 4, 2013, 04:04 AM
 
On newer models, Mini DisplayPort is preferable because it passes audio through HDMI, while DVI is image-only.

For image only, either one should work fine, though you will probably have to connect audio separately on that model (IIRC, audio was not passed through the Mini DisplayPort until 2010 and later machines).

Auto-correct on iOS can be turned off in Settings --> General --> keyboard.
     
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Oct 4, 2013, 08:57 AM
 
Forgot about audio. My advice about audio over HDMI from a computer is to run in the other direction and avoid if at all possible. It sounds like a good idea, but it really isn't - and this goes for all OSes I've tried it on.

(Basically it works as long as you stay on regular 2-channel PCM, ie uncompressed stereo sound of CD quality, but as long as you start mixing up multichannel PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS, the various lossless multichannel audio formats and god knows what else for various sources, it just comes apart at the seams. The autodetection fails, you start trying to force the audio you want on either TV, receiver or computer, and eventually you're lost in space. Either settle for stereo sound with Dolby Pro Logic II over an analog or optical cable, or do all decoding on the computer and run multiple analog leads between the computer and receiver. The difference in audio quality is not worth the hassle.)
The new Mac Pro has up to 30 MB of cache inside the processor itself. That's more than the HD in my first Mac. Somehow I'm still running out of space.
     
   
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