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Apple recently posted Tips for 2011 MacBook Air black screen after trying to install EFI Update 2.9, dated the 25th but didn't see it online until later. (New EFI 2.9.1 Update replaced 2.9.)

Recent Articles/Tips/Tweaks/Reviews:
Listing/links of Updates, DIY mod/upgrade articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Mac compatible 802.11ac wifi cards/adapters, DIY 2009 Mac Pro 6/12-core CPU Upgrades, 2011 Macbook Pro GPU/Logic board failures, Mac EFI/SMC/SW updates, Radeon 7970 in 2007 Mac Pro, Mac mini/MBP/iMac internal Mini-PCIe eSATA Card Mods, OS X Tips, Low-Cost CPU Upgrades for early Mac Pros/Xserves and Minis, Mac Mini SSD upgrades, OS X SSD Trim Enablers, DIY Fusion drives and more.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Monday July 28th, 2014 News
  • Reports of 4K Displays at 60hz with Yosemite public beta on Late 2013 Mac Pro
  • How-To Videos on Installing an Optical Drive In External Enclosure (sponsor blog)
  • Op-Ed on Apple peripherals (i.e. Apple USB Superdrive compatibility)
  • Some Common Sense OS X Yosemite Beta Tips
  • VLC Media Player v2.1.5 (with 2 fixes for OS X)
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles
    - How to Create a bootable OS X installer in OS X Mavericks
    - About NVRAM and PRAM contents and when/why you should reset it
    - Logic Pro X Processing Threads setting and Core Usage Tips
    - Apple TV: Troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks and connections
    - AirPort Express frequently asked questions
    - Using Game Center on your Mac or iOS device

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