News Archive for Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

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As a FYI to any Late-2012 Mac Mini owners (some still affected by HDMI/video dropouts/flicker/snow, etc) - I've added a bit more info (and link to Gefen HDMI Detective Plus (appx $86 US) to the previous notes on EDID in my article on Late-2012 Mac Mini HDMI/Video problems and tips. (Also added a note about one owner's comments about Firewire Audio interface speaker noise to the info on Late 2012 Mac Mini Bluetooth module DIY shielding to reduce USB 3.0 interference.)

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Listing/links to updates, articles, tips and reviews you may have missed. (Including Info/tests of 2012 Mac Mini video problems, DIY Fusion drives in older Macs and more.)
Previous news summary:
    Monday, December 10th, 2012 News Archive
  • Late-2012 Mac Mini EFI Update (to fix HDMI Video Flicker)
  • MacBook Pro/8600M GT & Radeon 2600XT Repair/Extension Programs End
  • "Made in USA" Mac likely to be 2013 Mac Pro
  • Reviews of new 21.5" iMac and 13" Retina MacBook Pro
  • In-Depth iPad 4 Review
  • Threads on several problems with OS X Server 2.2 update (some with tips/fixes)
  • New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:
    - OS X Server: Advanced configuration of the Caching service
    - iPhone: VoiceOver audio doesnt go to the speaker phone
    - AirPlay: May have checkerboard screen when playing a downloading movie
    - iOS 6/OS X 10.8: Link your phone no/ID for use with FaceTime/iMessage
    - Late 2012 iMacs/13in Retina MacBook Pro: Menu bar may not appear on first login
    - iMovie: May not recognize video clips on Contour camcorders
    - iCloud: Photo Stream FAQ, more
    - Exams for Service Technicians
    - Mac notebooks: Determining battery cycle count
    - Mac notebooks: Spotlight indexing may make the fans run
    - Apple Computers: Troubleshooting the slot-loading SuperDrive
    - iPhone: Troubleshooting No SIM or No Service
    - Preparing your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for repair or return
  • Other News/Articles/OT:
    - Review of Behringer iNuke Boom Junior
    - The price of airline iPad freedom
    - (The Lord of the Rings Online for Mac (steam)
    - Valve confirms Steam Box coming in 2013 to compete w/next-gen consoles
    - Ford says software update will fix 2013 Escape & Fusion coolant problem
    - How One Millionaire Made Himself a Pint-Sized Ferrari
    - Onkyo TX-NR3010 A/V Receiver review
    - 5 lies your TV salesperson will tell you

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