OS X 10.10.5, Security Update 2015-006, OS X Server 4.1.5, Safari Updates, iTunes 12.2.2, iOS 8.1.4
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OS X 10.10.5, Security Update 2015-006, Server 4.1.5 and Safari Updates

For users of Nvidia's web drivers, OS X updates usually means another driver update needed for the later OS X version/build number unless Nvidia's changed that. You can use Nvidia's prefs to switch to OS X default driver before updating. If don't do that and see a hang at boot after updating, IIRC resetting the nvram will revert to using the default OS X graphics driver. (Check for updates via Nvidia's prefs since they usually appear there sooner than on their website download pages.)
Update: See the Video topics page for links to Nvidia Graphics driver updates for OS X 10.10.5 and the builds of OS X 10.9.5 and 10.8.5 after installing Security Update 2015-006.
  

iTunes 12.2.2 Update (Info and Download)
Change info from the iTunes 12.2.2 release notes:

"This update includes the following improvements:
  • You can now view a list of the artists you're following on Apple Music

  • Addressed a problem where artists may be sorted incorrectly in My Music

  • Artists can now share thoughts, photos, music, and videos to Connect, right from iTunes

  • Resolved an issue where iTunes loses its place when you go back to a previous page in Apple Music

  • Fixed a problem where playlists displayed in the action menu may not match the playlists in your library

  • Click on the Beats 1 banner to see what's currently on, or view a complete broadcast schedule so you never miss a show

This update also includes improvements to overall stability and performance.

File Size: OS X (233.2 MB)

Mac System Rrequirements:
OS X version 10.7.5 or later
400MB of available disk space
iTunes Extras require OS X version 10.10.3 or later
iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Match, and iTunes Radio availability may vary by country"

Full install version at www.apple.com/itunes/download/. (BTW: Apple's itunes forum has some problem reports from users with iTunes Library on external drives.)
  

Other News, Updates and Tips:

See below for updated Apple support articles on Boot Camp/Windows 10.
  

Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

(More Boot Camp articles at How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users.)
  

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 and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
  

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    August 10th, 2015 News Archive
  • Nvidia CUDA 7.0.61 Update for OS X (10.9.x/10.10.x)
  • Another report on 2009 Mac Pro 12-Core CPU Upgrades
  • Security Update for Adobe Flash Player
  • Firefox 40.0 release notes and security fixes
  • Chrome 44.0.2403.155 (includes flash update)
  • Rumors Apple Might Refresh 15in MacBook Pro This Fall
  • Sonnet Claims World's Fastest Bus-Powered, Pocketable Storage Device
  • AJA DataCalc iOS App for Video Pros (also available for Macs)
  • Apple Store iOS App v3.4 adds support for Apple store Gift Cards
  • Plex blog post on their new iOS App
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates
    - iCloud Drive FAQ
    - Get help using iCloud Drive
    - How to share your iTunes library over your home network
    - Find the right power adapter and cord for your Mac notebook
    - Troubleshooting MagSafe adapters for Apple Portables/Notebooks
    - If You Forgot the passcode for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch or Device is Disabled

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
  


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