News Archive for Monday, December 31st, 2012   (light update, out sick)

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(No updates since Thursday due to severe case of the Flu.
If you haven't already, get a Flu Vaccine asap.
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Apple/product related Reviews/Rumors/SW Updates:


  
Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:
(includes updates since Friday)

Here's a page I created earlier with a complete list of "Mac Basics" guides.
  

Other News/Reviews/Op-Ed/Alerts/OT:


  
Recent Articles/Tips/Tweaks/Reviews:
Listing/links to updates, articles, tips and reviews you may have missed. (Early Mac Pro CPU Upgrades/EFI Updates, New Mac EFI updates, 2012 Mac Mini HDMI video problems/tips, DIY Fusion drives, more)
  
Previous news summary:
    Thursday Dec. 27th, 2012 News Archive
  • 2 reviews of Late-2012 iMac
  • Rumor: Apple to produce Mac Mini in U.S.
  • 16GB RAM upgrades for 2010 mini, MacBook, MacBook Pro
  • Bartmut Esslinger's early Apple Computer and Tablet Designs
  • Apple rumor watch: iOS timepiece on drawing board
  • BlueStacks for Mac quietly moves to beta
  • GraphicConverter 8.5 (w/Retina support)
  • Garry's Mod 13 review
  • Airfoil 4.7.5
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:
    - Mac Basics: The Dock
    - How to identify Mac mini models
  • Other News/Reviews/Op-Ed/DIY/OT:
    - The Year in Privacy and Security
    - 2012 Streaming Video Innovations Roundup
    - Linux comes to Win 8 PCs with UEFI secure boot
    - Top 5 healthcare IT trends watch for in 2013
    - PSB Intros low-cost SubSeries 125
    - Review: Samsung BD-E6500 Blu-ray 3D Player
    - Review: Yamaha RX-A1020 A/V Receiver
    - The 10 best Tech Cars of 2012
    - McLaren 12C Spider

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
  

Another Year Ends. I want to thank my readers and sponsor for hanging in during the tough times.

(And a big thanks to Apple for screwing me over a disabled acct. 100+ security fixes on their servers this year alone, yet they deny legit customers a chance to prove their ID in person. When I get back on my feet I plan on getting legal help on that one as well as filing complaints with my state's and California's Consumer Affairs and AG. Sadly that seems to be the only thing Apple responds to in cases like this after a hacker made a fool out of them earlier this year. Now legit users are paying the price for that.)


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