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News Archive for Friday, November 9th, 2012

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Mid-2012 MacBook Pro Update 2.0 Feedback (Problems)
[Update - as of Nov 16th, the Download/page for this update has been Pulled]
(Ref yesterday's (Mid-2012) MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0)
I don't own a 2012 MBA/MBP to try the update but saw a thread in Apple's MacBook Pro forums from owners that have applied it (or tried to). Some noted no apparent change in performance, some (not all) said their HD4000 (shared) VRAM reported size changed (??) and a report of Fusion VM broken. (Not sure if the recent Fusion 5.0.2 update was applied or would help.) One user also noted significantly lower benchmarks with his USB 3.0 hard drive. Anyone else notice any reduced USB 3.0 performance? (or could it just be related to spotlight reindexing or something else not common.)
  Later saw some others complain about repeated keychain access prompts, authentication problems (Mail and Safari) and even some unable to eject a disc.

[Update (Nov. 20th): Apple posted OS X 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2.0 which from the description (keychaIn fixes) sounds like it is to fix problems reported with the 2012 MacBook Air/Pro Update 2.0. Early reports on it were postive, saying problems appear fixed.]


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