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Freeware VM VirtualBox Feedback Page Updated
Added a Macbook Air w/OS X 10.9 user's report on installing Virtualbox to run Windows 8.1/Quickbooks in VM on our page of mac user feedback on Freeware VM VirtualBox.
  
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I linked to the updated WD utilities, but I have never used them, nor do I ever plan to. (In case anyone missed this earlier, here's WD's post on External Drives Experiencing Data Loss with Mavericks where they mention a WD software uninstaller, now MIA.)
BTW: WD says Installing the updated software 'removes' the older version (no kidding), but that's not an uninstaller. Some want to just remove WD software w/o having to install another version.
  

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Our Audio/Home Theater page has info on Blu-Ray Player firmware updates for Panasonic DMP-BDT220/320/321/500/BBT01 models (firmware v1.63) and firmware v1.7712 for Yamaha's BD-A1010 Blu-Ray/Universal player.
  

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Friday November 22nd, 2013 News
  • OS X Mountain Lion: Still no patch for vulnerabilities fixed in 10.9
  • Microsoft updates Remote Desktop apps for iOS, Android & OS X
  • Why I may never install Office for Mac again
  • Google Play Music iPhone App Better Than iTunes Radio
  • Pages 5.0.1 (OS X) and Pages 2.0.1 (iOS)
  • Numbers 3.0.1 (OS X) and Numbers 2.0.1 (iOS)
  • Keynote 6.0.1 (OS X) and Keynote 2.0.1 (iOS)
  • New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:
    - iPhoto 9.5: Syncing albums with Facebook
    - Apple Configurator: Enrolling devices in Profile Manager
    - How to browse and buy content from the iTunes Store
    - iTunes: iPod not recognized in iTunes and Mac desktop
    - iPod: Recording voice memos
    - Can't burn a CD in iTunes for Windows
  • Other News/Reviews/Tips/Tech/OT:
    - Review: 240GB Intel SSD 530
    - Review: Samsung UN60F8000 3D LCD HDTV
    - A Family Built This Museum-Quality Curiosity Rover
    - Advisers: U.S. govt rarely uses best cybersecurity steps
    - Safeplug: Online Anonymity in a $49 Box
    - Make An LED Holiday Light Out Of Pennies
    - John Carmack Departs Id Software

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