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(Page of Tips, Troubleshooting & How-To articles for Mac/OS X/iOS Users with topics from Airplay to Thunderbolt.)
  

Other News/Reviews/OT:
Reminder on potential USB 3.0 Interference with 2.4GHz WiFi (and BT)
When I saw this initial post on 2014 Mini 2.4GHz wifi will not connect, 5GHz fine, the first thing that came to mind was possible interference from USB 3.0 devices although none were mentioned originally. (Ref: past articles here (w/link to an intel white paper) and here.) His later post noted he was using a USB 3.0 hub on the mini and moving it helped restore 2.4GHz wifi.
  

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Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades/Mods/Repairs:
  • 2009 Mac Pro Dual 3GHz X5675 CPU Upgrade (12-cores)
  • Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for OS X 10.10.2
  • Nvidia OS X CUDA Updates 6.5.46 and 6.5.45
  • 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:
      February 24th, 2015 News Archive
    • Follow-up on USB Bluetooth 4.0 adapter w/Mac Pro (OS X 10.10.2)
    • Tech Tip: Battery Cycles Help Track Battery Health
    • G-Technology Announces Two New G-RAID Solutions
    • Tim Cook Honors Steve Jobs's Birthday
    • Pacifist 3.5.2 (bugfixes)
    • Apple Support Article Updates:
      - Apple Web Server notifications
      - Get help with iOS update and restore errors
      - Can't send or receive messages on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
      - Xserve (Early 2009): Power consumption and thermal output (BTU) information
      - If Lion Server has share points and privileges you want to re-create on OS X Server (Mountain Lion), make a note of them

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