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  • Apple/Mac related SW Updates/Tips/Op-Ed/PR:
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    Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades/Mods/Repairs:
  • Nvidia OS X CUDA Updates 6.5.37 and 6.5.36 (with feedback)
  • Nvidia Graphics Driver Update 343.02.01f01 for OS X 10.10.1
  • Mac OS X Compatible 802.11ac Adapters (USB, PCI Express, Mini-PCIe)
  • Reports on Combo 802.11ac Wifi + Bluetooth 4.0 card kit for Mac Pros
  • OS X Drivers for Belkin F9L1109 802.11ac USB 3.0 adapter (OS X 10.10 report)
  • (2008 Mac Pro) Asus PCE-AC68 802.11ac PCIe card with OS X Yosemite
  • Another 2009 Mac Pro NB (overheating) Heatsink Retainer Repair
  • 2009 Mac Pro 6-core 3.46GHz CPU Upgrade, Repair NB Heatsink Retainers
  • 2009 Mac Pro 12-core CPU Upgrade (Dual 2.93GHz X5670 Westmere CPUs)
  • 2009 Mac Pro Northbridge High Temperatures? Check Plastic Heatsink Retainers
  • Tips for HDCP Errors/Problems playing purchased iTunes HD Video

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      January 20th, 2015 News Archive
    • Reminder on Mac Drivers for USB Belkin F9L1109 802.11ac Adapter
    • Forum thread on PC Graphics cards for Mac Pros (pre-2013 models)
    • Apple Software Quality Questions by Jean-Louis Gassée
    • Apple Support Article Updates:
      - How to Resolve iOS update and restore errors
      - iCloud storage pricing

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