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Apple/Mac related SW Updates/Tips/Op-Ed/PR:
Recent Apple Support Article Updates:
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Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades/Mods/Repairs:
Nvidia OS X CUDA Updates 6.5.37 and 6.5.36 (with feedback)
Nvidia Graphics Driver Update 343.02.01f01 for OS X 10.10.1
Mac OS X Compatible 802.11ac Adapters (USB, PCI Express, Mini-PCIe)
Reports on Combo 802.11ac Wifi + Bluetooth 4.0 card kit for Mac Pros
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
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
Tips for HDCP Errors/Problems playing purchased iTunes HD Video
(Listing of Updates, DIY Upgrades, Repairs, Tips and more you may have missed.)
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Previous News Archive Summary:
January 20th, 2015 News Archive Reminder on Mac Drivers for USB Belkin F9L1109 802.11ac Adapter
Forum thread on PC Graphics cards for Mac Pros (pre-2013 models)
Apple Software Quality Questions by Jean-Louis Gassée
Apple Support Article Updates:
- How to Resolve iOS update and restore errors
- iCloud storage pricing
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