News Archive for Monday March 21, 2011:

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OS X 10.6.7 Update Released
Download page links, including one specific to the early 2011 MacBook Pro models:

And links to related "About" Docs:

OS X Leopard (10.5.8) Security Update 2011-001 Released
(Apple finally corrected the info on the Security Update pages to note it's for 10.5.8, not 10.6.6)
Download pages and related About doc:

OWC SSD Firmware Update
OWC has posted a blog page on a Firmware Update for their SSDs which they say resolves the hibernation issue. For those that can't update their SSD firmware themselves (no Mac OS updater yet and reportedly some can't be updated by end users), contact OWC support to have them do the update. (The page has a growing number of replies.)
(2006-2008) Mac Mini CPU Upgrade Reports page updated
Added another reader report on a T7200/2GHz Core2Duo upgrade to the original page on Mac Mini Core 2 Duo CPU Upgrades (Chip Swaps).
He noted getting the T7200 on ebay for $50. (Also mentioned he's trying to troubleshoot high fan speed after the swap.)
Myth II 1.7.2 Public Beta released for Testing/Feedback:
(from the dev's email/request to post)
Project Magma, the group of fans who volunteer their time to help keep the Myth game series alive and updated for modern day systems, has just released the second Public Beta for their upcoming Myth II version 1.7.2 update, and need your help! Their news release is below:

"The second official public beta of Myth II 1.7.2 is now available:

Everyone is encouraged to install it and help test the next version of Myth II. It is compatible with previous versions, so you don't have to worry about any red games.

A summary of the changes from previous versions can be viewed here: 1.7.2-Changes-Brief.txt

The goal is to find any bugs, so that we can fix them before the final version. To contribute feedback please join us on our forums:

For those who might not remember the Myth gaming series, pop over to Project Magma's 'What Is Myth?' page (, and also check out the Myth Wikipedia section. (

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