News Archive for Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

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Another DIY Fusion Drive Report (2008 Mac Pro w/PCIe SSD)
Added another report to the page on DIY Fusion Drives, this one from a 2008 Mac Pro owner using OWC Accelsior 120GB PCIe SSD card and 1TB HD. (Previous reports include 2010 iMac, MacBook Pro & Mac Pros, plus how-to guides on creating Fusion drives.)
Apple TV 5.2.1 Update (details):
New Update released today for Apple TV (2nd/3rd generation).

iTunes in the Cloud Adds support for Music in the Cloud in Japan and Israel.
Stability and performance Includes improvements for software update, subtitles, and general performance.

See today's Apple support docs (below) for Info on security fixes in this update and more.

Apple/products related News/Reviews/Tips/Op-Ed/SW Updates:

New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:

BTW - for the 2nd time in about a month (prev was 2/19), google safe browsing check reported suspicious content at apple ("Of the 20398 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 2 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent... Malicious software includes 3 virus, 2 trojan(s)."), but as usual, no specific apple page(s)/URLs were listed.

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Recent Articles/Tips/Tweaks/Reviews:
Listing/links of updates to mod/upgrade articles, tips and reviews you may have missed. (2012 Mac Mini SSD upgrades, $250 Mac Pro Dual 3.2GHz Quad-Core CPU Upgrade, DIY Fusion drives, Low-Cost 2006 Mac Mini CPU Upgrades/unofficial EFI updates, 2012 Mac Mini HDMI video problems/display tips/USB 3.0 interference, mods and more)
Previous Day's News Summary:
    Monday March 18th, 2013 News Archive
  • NVIDIA CUDA drivers v5.0.45 (adds 10.8.3 support)
  • Apple TV 2013 (A1469) Review: Analysis of a New A5
  • Resetting Your Password In OS X 10.7 Or Later (sponsor blog)
  • How To Install PSP Emulator On iPhone And iPad
  • Apple Seen Raising Dividend More Than 50% to $16 Billion
  • THX Sues Apple over Narrow Speaker Systems in iDevices
  • Study finds iOS apps to be riskier than Android
  • Apple's A7 expected to tape-out in March
  • VMware Fusion 5.0.3
  • New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Docs:
    - EFI and SMC firmware updates for Intel-based Macs
    - iCloud: Troubleshooting creating backups
    - iCloud: Troubleshooting iCloud Bookmarks and Reading List
    - iBooks Author: Create a new book w/same look & feel of a previous book
    - Final Cut Pro X: Importing RED Media
    - Final Cut Pro X: Importing Sony XDCAM/XDCAM HD/XDCAM EX media
    - iPhoto: Image differences between books and prints
    - Boot Camp 5: Frequently asked questions
    - Boot Camp: Frequently asked questions about installing Windows 8
    - Boot Camp: Frequently asked questions about installing Windows 7
    - Windows 8: "Uninstall the USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver" alert
    - iTunes: Restoring iOS software

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