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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Monday July 14th, 2014 News
  • 2009 Mac Pro 12-core CPU Upgrade using two 2.93GHz X5670 Westmere
  • QuickerTek QCard2 802.11ac upgrade in a 15" Retina MacBook Pro
  • Review of 13-inch MacBook Air
  • Review of Henge Docks Vertical MacBook Docking Station
  • Protect Your Laptop with the NuGuard Snap-On Laptop Cover
  • Review of 'The Wolf Among Us' game
  • Review of Griffin's Wired Keyboard for iOS
  • XBMC 13.2 Gotham beta 1 released
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:
    - Mainstage 3 Settings Tips to Minimize Audio Latency.
    - How to migrate data from another Mac using OS X Mavericks
    - Tips for Connecting to the Internet, setting up a small network, & troubleshooting
    - About AirPlay Mirroring in OS X (and list of Macs that support it)
    - How to use multiple displays with your Mac in OS X 10.8 and earlier
    - Troubleshooting issues with video on internal or external displays
    - Connect your Mac to a Receiver, iPod/iPad, musical instrument or speakers
    - Intel-based Macs: Resetting the System Management Controller (SMC)
    - How to change your OS X account name or home directory name
    - Choosing good passwords in Mac OS X
    - About OS X Recovery Disk Assistant
    - What is "other" space in About This Mac?
    - How to disable the Java web plug-in in Safari
    - About Safari Internet plug-in management
    - About the OS X application firewall
    - About AirPort base station firmware updates
    - About Wake on Demand and Bonjour Sleep Proxy
    - Why your Mac might not sleep or stay in sleep mode
    - Disabling digital camera notification in OS X
    - Installing QuickTime Player 7
    - About QuickTime 7 Pro registration keys
    - Mac Basics Guide to the QuickTime Player
    - Migrate your Windows files to your Mac
    - Updating OS X and Mac App Store apps
    - iOS: Troubleshooting Mail
    - iCloud: Why am I getting junk mail (spam)?
    - Understanding iOS device capacity & usage
    - iTunes: How to share music and video
    - Setting up Home Sharing on your Computer
    - Setting up Home Sharing on your iOS device
    - How to Sync iTunes media content to an iPod
    - How to Redeem an iTunes Digital Copy
    - Mac App Store: Hiding and unhiding purchases
    - How to rent a movie from the iTunes Store on Apple TV
    - How to Change or remove your payment information from iTunes Store account
    - How to Create an iTunes/App/iBooks/Mac App Store account without a credit card
    - OS X Server: Creating single NetBoot/NetInstall/NetRestore image for multiple Macs

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