Mac mini 2012 vs imac 2009

For the last few months I am seeing the "wheel of death" more often. It freezes up completely a few times a week - forcing me to do a hard restart. I regrettably have taken my Time Machine for granted and just realized I have a serious problem with the back up. It is only showing backups for the last 3 days! And, I haven't been able to get it to back up for the last 24 hours. I just called a local Apple repair place and am waiting on a call back to see about taking it in for immediate help.

I live in Dubai, so I am limited on where I can turn for help. I know I need to see what they say first, but I am thinking in the near future maybe very near that I need a new computer. Question from my husband - who is more technical than I am: Is it worth just getting a new motherboard for my current computer?

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Posted on Nov 9, AM. Page content loaded. Nov 9, PM in response to bogus36 In response to bogus A new iMac and MacBook Pro would be better. Nov 9, PM.

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I do a lot of video work using iMovie and also take and edit many photos using iPhoto. This can be a really useful feature, especially when you do not have a spare screen available for a Mac mini. Let me know of your experiences and uses for Target Display Mode in the comments, below.

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Web Design. Game Development. Computer Skills. Learning Guides. Computer Skills Mac. Mac Hardware Displays. Target Display Mode Explained Target Display Mode is a feature that allows you to use the display of an iMac to view the screen output from a second, external, Mac. Command F2 switches the display between the iMac video ouput and that of the Mac mini. Cancelling Target Display Mode There are a number of different ways to exit the Target Display Mode that is displaying, in my example, the video output of the Mac mini to the iMac.

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