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Follow-Up on CPU Upgraded 2006 Mac Mini (OS X Lion install):
Added a follow-up report from Nick on installing OS X Lion on his Core2Duo upgraded 2006 Mac Mini to our page on 2006-08 Mac Mini CPU/EFI/Lion Upgrades. (The Pre-2009 Mac Minis had a socketed CPU. Page includes Info on take-aparts, upgrades and replacement nylon Heatsink retaining pins in case they're broken during the CPU swap.)
Apple/products related News/PR/Rumors/Op-Ed:

Updates to OS X Java 6/Java 7, Printer Drivers (HP/Canon), VirtualBox in Tuesday's news.

Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

Java Update Docs (incl. How to re-enable Apple Java SE 6 web plug-in) in Tuesday's archive.

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Recent Articles/Tips/Tweaks/Reviews:
Listing/links of updates, mod/upgrade articles, tips and reviews you may have missed.

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Tuesday Oct. 15th, 2013 News Archive
  • Java 7 Update 45 for OS X Lion/Mountain Lion (51 security fixes)
  • Java for OS X 2013-005 (Java 6 Update 65 for OS X 10.7/10.8)
  • Java for OS X 10.6 Update 17 (Java 6 Update 65)
  • Freeware VM VirtualBox 4.3.0 (Major Update)
  • HP Printer Drivers v2.16.1 for OS X
  • Canon Laser Printer Drivers v2.11 for OS X
  • Steve Jobs' hand-built 1976 Apple 1 computer at auction
  • Apple to reveal new iPads, MacBook Pros at Oct. 22 event
  • Angela Ahrendts Joins Apple as Senior VP of Retail/Online Stores
  • 5 Things to Know About Apple's New Retail Chief
  • Conan O'Brien has a special iPhone, the 3GSCOB
  • New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:
    - About Java for OS X 2013-005
    - About Java for Mac OS X v10.6 Update 17
    - Security content of Java for OS X 2013-005 and OS X v10.6 Update 17
    - How to re-enable Apple-provided Java SE 6 web plug-in & Web Start functionality
    - iMac (27in, Late 2012 and later): Installing or replacing memory
    - OS X: How to show additional controls in the Fonts window
    - OS X: Printer and scanner software available for download
    - iOS: Deactivating iMessage
    - iOS: Understanding subscription Wi-Fi networks
    - Transferring iTunes purchases from your iOS device or iPod to a computer
    - iCloud: Archiving or making copies of your iCloud data
    - iCloud: Using and troubleshooting iCloud Tabs
    - iCloud: What version of Windows software am I using for iCloud?
    - iCloud: Windows browser plug-ins, extensions, and add-ons
    - iCloud: Photo Stream, Windows Vista, and iCloud Control Panel for Windows 2.x
    - iTunes and iCloud: Mail, Contacts, Calendars and Tasks don't sync or update when using Microsoft Office Click-to-Run
  • Other New/Reviews/Tech/OT:
    - Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory for October 2013
    - 3D magnetic storage breakthrough enables 100TB+ hard drives
    - HGST Shipping 4TB 2nd-Gen MegaScale DC Cold Storage Hard Drive
    - Op-Ed: Fast-Food Wages Cost Taxpayers Billions in Public Assistance
    - Interview with Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard on the band's history
    - RedBull posts Full POV video of Baumgartner's Stratos Dive
    - SuperHeroes: A Never-Ending Battle (Documentary on PBS)
    - Civilization V: Scrambled Continents Map Pack (DLC)
    - Blu-ray Review: From Here to Eternity (1953)

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