auto-dimming display on macbook pro

it seems like a good idea, but I block the light sensor all the time and it’s pretty annoying… here’s where you go turn that off…

turning off auto dimming of LCD (by AndrewNg.com)

to turn off or get better control of the backlit keyboard, use Lab Tick.

7 Responses to auto-dimming display on macbook pro

  1. Alexander Repty January 17, 2008 at 5:05 pm #

    Thanks for mentioning Lab Tick 🙂

  2. Tom March 12, 2008 at 9:28 am #

    Thanks for that. I cannot tell you how annoying that was! 🙂

  3. Arni September 16, 2008 at 4:33 pm #

    Thanks a lot for this helpful tip! This problem has been annoying me so much.

  4. lwr November 23, 2008 at 9:55 pm #

    Annoyingly, upgrading to 10.5.5 “helpfully” re-enabled this “feature” for me — I had to dig through my preferences to find how to re-disable it.

    I guess the guy who wrote the feature thinks it’s all that and a bag of chips…

  5. mjc July 2, 2009 at 7:58 pm #

    I still love this feature, I guess y’all are in weird lighting conditions… I use it on my iphone too.

  6. Josh Gard October 6, 2009 at 3:22 am #

    Just came across this tip when trying to figure out how to disable this on my new 13" MBP. Interestingly, my previous 15" MBP wasn't so sensitive – even using it in the exact same locations with same lighting conditions. Anyway, thanks for pointing out where this setting is!

  7. Gangster47 October 23, 2009 at 5:17 am #

    Not necessarily a good idea. ,

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