"Apple has determined that a small percentage of MacBook Pro systems may exhibit distorted video, no video, or unexpected system restarts. These MacBook Pro systems were sold between February 2011 and December 2013.
Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider will repair affected MacBook Pro systems, free of charge. See below for details on affected models and service options.
As of February 20, 2015, the repair process will be available in the U.S. and Canada. In other countries, it will be available as of February 27, 2015.
An affected MacBook Pro may display one or more of the following symptoms:
Distorted or scrambled video on the computer screen
No video on the computer screen (or external display) even though the computer is on
Computer restarts unexpectedly
15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models manufactured in 2011
15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina models manufactured from Mid 2012 to Early 2013
Use the "Check your Coverage" tool on the Apple Support site to determine if your MacBook Pro model matches the list of affected products...
Apple is contacting customers who paid for a repair either though Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider to arrange reimbursement. If you have not been contacted, but paid for a repair that you think was due to this issue, please contact Apple.
The program covers affected MacBook Pro models until February 27, 2016 or three years from its original date of sale, whichever provides longer coverage for you."
The repair program page has more info on carry-in and mail-in service options.
(Many owner reports of this problem over the years. Here's an example Apple MacBook Pro forum thread on graphics failures started in Feb 1st, 2013 that as of Feb. 19th, 2015 is now over 800 pages long.)
Canon Printer Drivers v3.2 for OS X (256.5MB D/L)
(above pages have large D/L links - check SU instead (or printer vendor's site) for any updates for your specific model. And if you're not having problems, I'd not update)
SoftRAID 5.0.6 Update fixes potential data corruption bug (on rebuilt arrays)
Updated Benchmarks from USB3 drives connected to OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock
Another post on OS X 10.10.2 Kernel Panics When Ejecting Thunderbolt Drives
(several other threads on this problem including here and here)
How to Create Your Own Custom Icons in OS X 10.7.5 or Later
Apple wins patent for virtual reality goggles (that uses an iPhone)
iTunes 12.1.1 for Windows 64-bit (for older video cards)
Swift Performance in Xcode 6.3 Beta (benchmarks)
Privacy Badger Browser extension updated
Apple Support Article Updates:
- Manage your iCloud storage
- Using Mail Connection Doctor
- Mail keeps asking for your password
- OS X: Saving energy with Sleep
- Installing OS X on an external volume
- Installer reports "OS X could not be installed on your computer"
or "This disk cannot be used to start up your computer"