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Nvidia Graphics Driver 346.01.01f01 for OS X 10.10.2
Nvidia download page for Graphics driver 346.01.01f01 for OS X 10.10.2 build 14C1514. (The build after installing Security Update 2015-003.) Here's a clip from the main D/L page tab (other than version info, just typical boilerplate).
"New in Release 346.01.01f01
  • Graphics driver updated for OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 (14C1514)
  • Contains performance improvements and bug fixes for a wide range of applications.
  • Includes NVIDIA Driver Manager preference pane."
  • See linked page/tabs for more info. Also a new Nvidia CUDA Update for OS X (7.0.35), as it keys on driver version.
    (As of April 2nd, did not see any later updates for OS X 10.9.5 and 10.8.5 than posted on March 17th.)
      

    Nvidia CUDA 7.0.35 Update for OS X
    Nvidia posted a download page for CUDA 7.0.35 for OS X 10.10.x and 10.9.x. (No longer lists 10.8.x.) As before, it has this note on older GPU support:
    "This driver does not support older generation GPUs with SM1.x. Please download CUDA 6.5.45 which supports SM1.x"

    Here's the download page for CUDA 6.5.45 (from Jan. 28th, 2015) and CUDA 6.5.46 which also listed 10.8.x support. I'm not able to test this but wonder if it helps users that have reported problems in the past. (For example in this long thread on NVIDIA Card/CUDA & Adobe Premiere graphics problems.)
      

    (April 3rd/2nd) Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

    (Topic based page of Tips, Troubleshooting & How-To articles for Mac/OS X/iOS Users here.)
      

    News, Reviews, Software Updates:

    Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
    List of Updates, DIY Repair, Upgrade articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software updates, troubleshooting to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
      

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      April 1st, 2015 News Archive
    • Booting from USB3 drive connected to Thunderbolt Docks (reply from OWC on TB2 dock)
    • Two reviews of Mid-2015 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display
    • Shadow Warrior Patch 1.5.0 adds Mac OS X and Linux support (steam)
    • Opportunistic Encryption with Firefox 37
    • Review: DiRT 3 Complete Edition for Mac
    • Preview of Office 2016 for Mac
    • Reviews of Samsung 850 EVO M.2 and mSATA SSDs
    • Apple Support Article Updates: (partial list)
      - MacBook Pros: How to set graphics performance
      - AirPort Express: What is client mode?
      - Set up and configure AirPort Express for AirPlay & iTunes
      - Manage the Wi-Fi connection on your Mac
      - Recommended settings for Wi-Fi routers and access points
      - Some devices may not see 5GHz AirPort base station Wi-Fi networks
      - Unable to join a Wi-Fi network with hidden SSID (Wi-Fi network name)
      - How to find the Wi-Fi network when it doesn't appear normally
      - Slow 802.11n connection speed when connected using older WEP or WPA security
      - Extending the range of your Wi-Fi network by adding more base stations
      - How to Set up Family Sharing
      - iCloud Photo Library beta FAQ
      - iWork: Sharing links to documents in iCloud
      - Calibrating your Mac notebook's battery for best performance
      - If your third-party display or projector doesn't work in OS X
      - About Apple video adapters and cables
      - Use iBooks with PDF documents on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
      - Apple Deployment Programs: Upgrade account to access all programs

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