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In the picture: A Mac Mini is a cheap way to have the power to run a program like Photoshop, especially if you already have a monitor and keyboard

In the picture: A Mac Mini is a cheap way to have the power to run a program like Photoshop, especially if you already have a monitor and keyboard

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In the picture: A Mac Mini is a cheap way to have the power to run a program like Photoshop, especially if you already have a monitor and keyboard

Question I have an iMac that I bought in 2012. It won’t support Photoshop, which I tried to download. Rather than upgrading to a new iMac, could I buy a MacBook, connect it to my old iMac and use Photoshop that way? — Pat Keating

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Your iMac will let you do this in a slightly quirky set of circumstances. When I say ‘quirky’, I mean that the MacBook you use needs to be one from 2019 or earlier; in other words, using your 2012 iMac as the screen for your MacBook can only be done if the Mac laptop is using a version of the Mac operating system known as macOS Catalina, which is three years old.


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