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|Previous News Archive Summary:|
Thursday July 3rd, 2014 News
- Nvidia OS X Geforce/Quadro Drivers Update for OS X 10.9.4
- Nvidia CUDA v6.0.51 Update for OS X
- Simple DIY Apple Slotted SuperDrive Lens Cleaning (YMMV)
- Review of Mid-2014 iMac 21.5-inch (base model)
- Review of Adobe Photoshop CC 2014
- How to reset OS X Server Profile Manager to its original state
- Tiny Edimax AC450 802.11ac 5GHz USB Adapter (USB Stub)
- Late 2013 Mac Pro Security Lock Adapter ($49 USD at Apple store)
- Steam Client Update adds OS X VR Support, lists 3 OS X fixes.
- Testing Tablet Wi-Fi Throughput (iPad Air, Surface Pro 3, Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4)
- Podcasts app for iOS: Playback controls
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