News Archive for Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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|Another DIY Fusion Drive Report (2008 Mac Pro w/PCIe SSD)|
Added another report to the page on DIY Fusion Drives, this one from a 2008 Mac Pro owner using OWC Accelsior 120GB PCIe SSD card and 1TB HD. (Previous reports include 2010 iMac, MacBook Pro & Mac Pros, plus how-to guides on creating Fusion drives.)
|Apple TV 5.2.1 Update (details):|
New Update released today for Apple TV (2nd/3rd generation).
|iTunes in the Cloud
||Adds support for Music in the Cloud in Japan and Israel.
|Stability and performance
||Includes improvements for software update, subtitles, and general performance.
See today's Apple support docs (below) for Info on security fixes in this update and more.
|Apple/products related News/Reviews/Tips/Op-Ed/SW Updates:
|New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:
BTW - for the 2nd time in about a month (prev was 2/19), google safe browsing check reported suspicious content at apple ("Of the 20398 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 2 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent... Malicious software includes 3 virus, 2 trojan(s)."), but as usual, no specific apple page(s)/URLs were listed.
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Listing/links of updates to mod/upgrade articles, tips and reviews you may have missed. (2012 Mac Mini SSD upgrades, $250 Mac Pro Dual 3.2GHz Quad-Core CPU Upgrade, DIY Fusion drives, Low-Cost 2006 Mac Mini CPU Upgrades/unofficial EFI updates, 2012 Mac Mini HDMI video problems/display tips/USB 3.0 interference, mods and more)
|Previous Day's News Summary:|
Monday March 18th, 2013 News Archive
- NVIDIA CUDA drivers v5.0.45 (adds 10.8.3 support)
- Apple TV 2013 (A1469) Review: Analysis of a New A5
- Resetting Your Password In OS X 10.7 Or Later (sponsor blog)
- How To Install PSP Emulator On iPhone And iPad
- Apple Seen Raising Dividend More Than 50% to $16 Billion
- THX Sues Apple over Narrow Speaker Systems in iDevices
- Study finds iOS apps to be riskier than Android
- Apple's A7 expected to tape-out in March
- VMware Fusion 5.0.3
- New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Docs:
- EFI and SMC firmware updates for Intel-based Macs
- iCloud: Troubleshooting creating backups
- iCloud: Troubleshooting iCloud Bookmarks and Reading List
- iBooks Author: Create a new book w/same look & feel of a previous book
- Final Cut Pro X: Importing RED Media
- Final Cut Pro X: Importing Sony XDCAM/XDCAM HD/XDCAM EX media
- iPhoto: Image differences between books and prints
- Boot Camp 5: Frequently asked questions
- Boot Camp: Frequently asked questions about installing Windows 8
- Boot Camp: Frequently asked questions about installing Windows 7
- Windows 8: "Uninstall the USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver" alert
- iTunes: Restoring iOS software
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