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Reports on 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0 card in Mac Pros
Updated our page of Mac/OS X compatible 802.11ac WiFi adapters with 2 reader reports on a 802.11ac + BT 4.0 card for Mac Pros. (One noted using it with OS X Yosemite Handoff/Continuity.)
OWC ThunderBolt 2 Dock and ThunderBay 4 Mini/Mini RAID 5
(From a reader mail. Sponsor's item but had not seen info on it before.)
"Looks like OWC is prepping their own Thunderbolt 2 docking Station. I received their catalog in the mail Friday and it's listed for $249 (in catalog)

("Coming soon") At the bottom of this page:

Thanks Greg. (Update: On Tuesday they posted Pre-Order Info on the OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock.)

Today they also announced the ThunderBay 4 mini & mini RAID 5 edition for 2.5in drives/SSDs.

OS X 10.10.1 Update (Info/Download Updater):
Here's the OS X 10.10.1 Update D/L page and info on fixes from the About doc:
The OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update is recommended for all Yosemite users. It improves the stability and compatibility of your Mac.... This update:

  • Improves Wi-Fi reliability
  • Improves reliability when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server
  • Addresses an issue that could prevent some Mac mini computers from waking from sleep
  • Addresses issue that might prevent the Mac App Store from displaying certain updates
  • Addresses an issue that prevents connecting to remote computers using Back to My Mac
  • Resolves an issue that might prevent Time Machine from displaying older backups
  • Resolves an issue that may prevent Mail from sending messages through certain email service providers
  • Addresses issue that could cause Notification Center settings to not be retained after a restart
  • Resolves issue where sharing services, Notification Center widgets & Actions may not be available
  • Addresses an issue that might prevent entering text in Japanese
  • Info on security fixes in doc listing below. (I'm not running Yosemite yet but will watch for feedback in Apple's OS X yosemite forum.)

    Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 and Apple TV 7.0.2 updates:
    Apple also released iOS 8.1.1 ("This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s.") and Apple TV 7.0.2 for 3rd gen models ("Includes general performance and stability improvements"). Docs on Security fixes are below.
    (Nov. 16th/17th) New/Updated Apple Support Articles:

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

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      November 13th/14th News Archive
    • More on Nvidia OS X 10.10 Drivers "CUDA Update Required" Problem
    • Apple Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update v1.2 (Info/Download/Tips)
    • Info on Combo 802.11ac/BT 4.0 mini-PCIe cards for Mac Pros
    • OWC ThunderBay 4 named 2015 CES Innovations Award Honoree
    • Late 2014 Mac mini review ($499 base 1.4GHz model)
    • Little Snitch 3.5 (4228) release notes
    • Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 6.01 for OS X 10.10
    • Epson Printer Drivers v2.19 for OS X 10.6 or later
    • Canon Laser Printer Drivers 3.0 for OS X 10.7 or later
    • Canon Printer Drivers v3.1 for OS X 10.7 or later
    • New/Updated Apple Support Articles:
      - iMac: How to remove or install memory
      - Removing & installing flash storage in Mac Pro (Late 2013)
      - About Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update 1.2
      - Avoiding image persistence on Apple displays
      - Target Display Mode Frequently Asked Questions
      - How to Restore your Apple TV (2nd/3rd gen)
      - Logic Pro X: Troubleshooting basics
      - Resetting OS X Sync Services
      - About OS X Recovery Disk Assistant
      - OS X Yosemite: How to reset the printing system
      - OS X Yosemite: Supported digital camera RAW formats
      - OS X: Printer and scanner software available for download
      - How to connect a Wi-Fi printer to your Wi-Fi network in OS X
      - USB printer troubleshooting for AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme & Time Capsule

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