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Freeware VM VirtualBox 4.2.16 Update:
The v4.2.16 change notes for VirtualBox include 2 bugfixes related to OS X. One is just uninstall related but the other notes "Autostart: fixed VM startup on OS X".
   (Several months ago a reader reported on problems running Snow Leopard Server in Virtualbox (v4.2.10 then) on an OS X 10.8.x Mac. (Using SLS for its Rosetta support to allow running older PPC code apps.) I'm curious if any updates since then have helped or any solution found. A reply to that post said SLS worked fine under Parallels 8.)
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Previous Day's News Summary: (no updates July 4th)
    Wednesday July 3rd, 2013 News Archive
  • Mid-2013 13" MacBook Air review
  • CTO 2013 11" MacBook Air impressive performer
  • Napoleon: Total War Gold Edition for Mac released
  • Yazsoft Playback v1.8.14
  • Cloud Backups: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
  • (Apple forums thread) External Blu-Ray Drive Max Speed Issue
  • Apple's new Special Projects VP reignites iWatch & iTV speculation
  • Vine (app) adds privacy settings, video shooting tools and 're-vining'
  • Samsung SmartView iOS App v3.0.0
  • Transmit 4.4.1
  • New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Docs:
    - Do I need to register my Apple product?
    - About AirPort base station firmware updates
    - About Time Machine's 'local snapshots' on Mac notebooks
    - About OS X Recovery
    - What to do before selling or giving away your Mac
    - How to identify Mac mini models
    - Vintage and obsolete products
    - iPhone: Wireless carrier support and features
    - Boot Camp: Windows installation boots to black screen with blinking cursor
  • Other News/Reviews/Tech/OT:
    - Samsung buys Boxee
    - Review: 1.2TB Fusion-io ioDrive2 MLC Application Accelerator
    - How Vulnerable Is Industrial Control? You Might Be Surprised
    - SanDisk Acquires SMART Storage Systems for $307M
    - Boston U. sues Apple for patent infringement
    - Inventor of computer mouse dies at 88
    - Spy On Yourself, Everyone Else Is
    - Review: Marine/Boating Speakers
    - A/V for the Great Outdoors
    - Repairing Bad Memories

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