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Another Report on 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0 card for Mac Pros
Updated our page of Mac/OS X compatible 802.11ac WiFi adapters with another report on a 802.11ac + BT 4.0 card for Mac Pros. This report on the card/kit for 2009-12 Mac Pros w/notes on cables/add-on antenna. (Page has 2 earlier reports on these Combo card/kits.)
  
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(Topic based page of Tips, Troubleshooting & How-To articles for Mac/OS X/iOS Users.)
  


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Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades/Mods/Repairs:
  • Nvidia CUDA 6.5.25 for OS X & Graphics Driver Update for OS X 10.10.1
  • Reports on Combo 802.11ac Wifi + Bluetooth 4.0 card for Mac Pros
  • More on Nvidia OS X 10.10.x Driver & "CUDA Update Required" Problem (w/Tip)
  • OS X Drivers for Belkin F9L1109 802.11ac USB 3.0 adapter (OS X 10.10 report)
  • (2008 Mac Pro) Asus PCE-AC68 802.11ac PCIe card with OS X Yosemite
  • MacBook Pro ExpressCards page updated (OS X 10.9.5/eSATA card)
  • Another 2009 Mac Pro NB (overheating) Heatsink Retainer Repair
  • 2009 Mac Pro 6-core 3.46GHz CPU Upgrade, Repair NB Heatsink Retainers
  • 2009 Mac Pro 12-core CPU Upgrade (Dual 2.93GHz X5670 Westmere CPUs)
  • 2009 Mac Pro Northbridge High Temperatures? Check Plastic Heatsink Retainers
  • Mac OS X Compatible 802.11ac Adapters (USB/PCIe/Mini-PCIe) Updated
  • Tips for HDCP Errors/Problems playing purchased iTunes HD Video

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      November 20th/21st News Archive
    • SoftRAID 5.0.5 Update Download/Info on Fixes
    • Freeware VM VirtualBox 4.3.20 Update
    • Apple OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 review
    • OWC Extreme Pro 6G SSDs Certified for Use with Blackmagic Products
    • Late 2014 Mac Mini not recognizing OCZ Vertex 2 SSD (chipset/old SSD controller issue)
    • Civilization: Beyond Earth Mac and Linux Dev Update
    • Chrome 39.0.2171.65 release with 64-bit support for mac
    • Report: Apple to Add Beats Music App to iOS Devices
    • Steam Client Update (with some OS X related fixes)
    • TechTool Pro 7.0.6 and SuperDuper v2.7.5 updates
    • Updated Apple Support/How-To Articles
      - Using 4K displays and Ultra HD TVs with Mac computers
      - Get help using Continuity with iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite
      - Connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac using Continuity
      - Deregister iMessage: Frequently Asked Questions
      - Adobe Flash Player updates available for OS X on November 20, 2014
      - OS X: Changing or resetting an account password (Snow Leopard and earlier)
      - Boot Camp: System requirements for Microsoft Windows operating systems

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