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OS X 10.11.2, Yosemite/Mavericks Security Update, Safari 9.0.2, Xcode 7.2, iOS 9.2, tvOS 9.1
(OS X update download links included but some available only via software update)

FYI: There's several threads in apple's forums about 2013 Mac Pro owners having problems with displays after waking the Mac from sleep. One owner said using the Mac's power button to wake helped.

Users of Nvidia's web drivers know that new OS X updates (versions or build numbers) require updated Nvidia graphics drivers (some non-Mac EFI cards are not supported by default OS X drivers). I'll add new Nvidia drivers (and CUDA versions) to the Video topics page as they are found. (Updated Dec. 9th/10th/15th with links to updated CUDA and Graphics drivers for OS X 10.11.2, 10.10.5 and 10.9.5 builds with above Security Updates installed.)

(Dec. 7th/8th) Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

Topic-based page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users.

Other News, Software Updates, OT:

Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    December 1st-4th, 2015 News Archive
  • Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.6 Release Notes (bugfix in previous 4.1.5)
  • Will I be able to use the current version of CCC on Apple's next OS upgrade?
  • Coping with Apple's pace of innovation in an application that can delete files
  • Elgato software and OS X 10.11 El Capitan support (notes on problems/updates/betas)
  • 2009 Mac Pro power-on issue (apple forum thread)
  • 2013 Mac Pro Can't shut down/reboot with Bus Powered USB drive mounted (w/tip)
  • 4th generation Apple TV Uploaded over 1.8 GB of data in November (apple forum)
  • What It Takes to Use the New iPad Pro as a Laptop
  • GRID Autosport for Mac launches December 10th
  • The Sims 2 Life Stories at Mac App Store
  • Apple Releases Swift as Open Source
  • Apple Support Article Updates:
    - How to archive or make copies of your iCloud data
    - How to set up the Remote app for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
    - If your Apple TV stops at the date and time screen during startup
    - Help using AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
    - How to use HomeKit-enabled accessories with iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
    - How to Identify counterfeit or uncertified Lightning connector accessories
    - Apple Web Server notifications (patches)
  • FW 1.63 with MusicCast improvements for 2015 Yamaha AVRs/Pre-Pro

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