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Per requests, I've added Apple Firmware Restore CD D/L pages and PPC Mac Apple Hardware Test CDs info (downloadable CD images) to the Basics/How-To/Tips page.
(Knock on wood so far I've never had to use any Firmware restore CDs but for anyone with an interrupted update/failure it's worth a try before taking the mac into an apple store/repair center.)

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Listing/links of Updates, DIY mod/upgrade articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Mac compatible 802.11ac wifi cards/adapters, 2011 Macbook Pro Video/Logic board failures, Low-Cost CPU Upgrades for early Mac Pros/Xserves and Minis, Mac EFI/SMC/SW updates, OS X Updates/Tips/Problems, OS X SSD Trim Enablers, DIY Fusion drives and more.)


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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Thursday July 3rd, 2014 News
  • Nvidia OS X Geforce/Quadro Drivers Update for OS X 10.9.4
  • Nvidia CUDA v6.0.51 Update for OS X
  • Simple DIY Apple Slotted SuperDrive Lens Cleaning (YMMV)
  • Review of Mid-2014 iMac 21.5-inch (base model)
  • Review of Adobe Photoshop CC 2014
  • How to reset OS X Server Profile Manager to its original state
  • Tiny Edimax AC450 802.11ac 5GHz USB Adapter (USB Stub)
  • Late 2013 Mac Pro Security Lock Adapter ($49 USD at Apple store)
  • Steam Client Update adds OS X VR Support, lists 3 OS X fixes.
  • Testing Tablet Wi-Fi Throughput (iPad Air, Surface Pro 3, Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4)
  • Podcasts app for iOS: Playback controls

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