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Nvidia Drivers Update for OS X 10.10 (Yosemite): (from Saturday)
Nvidia posted a 343.01.01 Mac driver update for OS X Yosemite. Here's a clip from the release info tab:
"New in Release 343.01.01f01
  • Graphics Driver updated for OS X Yosemite 10.10.0 (build 14A389).
  • Contains Performance Improvements and bug fixes for a wide range of applications.
  • Includes Nvidia Driver Manager preference pane.

    Release Notes Archive:
    This driver update is for Mac Pro 5,1 (2010), Mac Pro 4,1 (2009) and Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) users only. Supported products: GTX 680/285/120, 8800GT, Quadro K5000, 4000, FX4800 and F5600."
  • (Supported models on their page is often not a complete list.) Additional Info tab has more on driver install and Nvidia Driver Manager prefs page/features. (I don't have an Nvidia card in a Mac currently to try these personally.)
    The drivers page also includes a link to the CUDA 6.5.18 update for OS X (10.9.5) from Sept. 19th.

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  • MacBook Pro ExpressCards page updated (OS X 10.9.5/eSATA card)
  • Download Updated Nvidia Drivers and CUDA for OS X 10.9.5
  • iTunes 11.4 Files to Remove before Reinstalling iTunes 11.3.1
  • Another 2009 Mac Pro NB (overheating) Heatsink Retainer Repair
  • Mac OS X Compatible 802.11ac Adapters (USB/PCIe/Mini-PCIe) Updated
  • 2009 Mac Pro 6-core 3.46GHz CPU Upgrade, Repair NB Heatsink Retainers
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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      Thursday/Friday News
    • Aperture 3.6 Update for OS X Yosemite
    • iPhoto 9.6 (OS X Yosemite)
    • iMovie 10.0.6 (OS X Yosemite)
    • GarageBand v10.0.3 (OS X 10.9 or later).
    • (OS X Yosemite) Pages v5.5, Numbers v3.5, Keynote v6.5
    • (IOS 8) Pages v2.5, Numbers v2.5, Keynote v2.5
    • iTunes 12.0.1 Update (with notes on Troubleshooting)
    • OS X Security Update 2014-005 for OS X 10.9.5 & OS X 10.8.5
    • New Mac Mini, 27in iMac w/5K Retina Display, iPad Air2/Mini 3 Info
    • OS X Server 4.0 (Yosemite), OS X Server 3.2.2, 2.2.5 Updates.
    • Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0.2 update (yosemite compatible)
    • Little Snitch 3.4.2 (4216) release notes (update before Yosemite recc.)
    • OWC blog on Yosemite Compatibility and Transition Guide
    • The LEGO® Movie Videogame is out on the Mac
    • Apple's Windows Migration Assistant v1.0.5.7
    • iBooks Author 2.2
    • New/Updated Apple Support Articles:
      - About the security content of OS X Yosemite v10.10
      - About Security Update 2014-005
      - About the security content of OS X Server v4.0
      - About the security content of OS X Server v3.2.2
      - About the security content of OS X Server v2.2.5
      - About the security content of iTunes 12.0.1 (for Windows)
      - OS X 10.10: List of available trusted root certificates
      - OS X 10.9.5: List of available trusted root certificates
      - System requirements for iCloud (incl. feature minimums)
      - Sharing purchased content with Family Sharing

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