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Apple updates Final Cut Pro, Compressor, Motion:
Both Compressor v4.1.3 and Motion v5.1.2 list "Fixes reliability issues when burning a Blu-ray Disc or creating a Blu-ray disk image"

Final Cut Pro v10.1.3 includes the above blu-ray fix and more:

  • Fixes reliability issues when burning a Blu-ray Disc or creating a Blu-ray disk image
  • Color corrections you paste between clips are retained during Share
  • Effects you apply to clips in the browser in prior versions of the app are retained when adding those clips to the timeline
  • XML round-trip imports correctly when using gap clips
  • Improves reliability of automatic library backups
  • Improves stability when skimming growing files in the Browser

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Quick Take: 2006 Mac Pro Dual 3GHz X5365 CPU Upgrade
A reader sent a short note and geekbench scores of his 2006 Mac Pro upgraded to Dual 3GHz X5365 CPUs (bought for $75, used/pulls I assume). This was his second CPU upgrade, previous was dual 1.83GHz L5320's. (I think the real world benefit of the X5365s over the L5320s is more than you'd think from just those Geekbench scores.)
  
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