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Asus PCE-AC68 802.11ac card with OS X Yosemite (2008 Mac Pro)
Updated our page of Mac/OS X compatible 802.11ac WiFi adapters with a 2008 Mac Pro owner's follow-up on an Asus PCE-AC68 802.11ac PCIe card with OS X Yosemite. (Thanks Stefan.)
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OS X Yosemite Wi-Fi problems - can you help us solve them? (Sophos)
Apple forum thread on Mail not working in OS X Yosemite (see note on turning off 'Automatically detect and maintain account settings') Other threads also on Mail problems but not sure how common they are. (I'm not using Yosemite.)
Engadget posted an iMac with Retina display review, giving the display high marks.
iPad Air 2: Biggest Weakness (multitasking) (informationweek)
ElGato EyeTV 3.6.6 (7321) download at www.elgato.com/eyetv/eyetv-3/support/update. (Should also appear using in-app update check.) Said to add OS X Yosemite compatibility.
Prosoft's press release on Data Rescue 4.1 notes "includes a proprietary new BootWell™ technology that can boot and recover files from Macs running OS X 10.7.5 or newer".
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Previous News Archive Summary:
Tuesday, Oct. 21st News Reports and Tips on Yosemite Upgrades (2008 Mac Pro, MacBook Pros 2012/2011)
Info/Notes on Nvidia CUDA Drivers Problems in OS X Yosemite
Teardowns of Late 2014 Mac mini and 27in iMac with Retina Display
Prosoft Data Rescue 4.1 with new BootWell™ technology
Aspyr FAQ and PR on Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth for Mac
Total War™: SHOGUN 2 Fall of the Samurai coming to Mac
Rare 1976 Apple 1 goes to Auction (reportedly sold for over $900K)
New/Updated Apple Support Articles:
- Apple update on iCloud.com security
- Apple Web Server notifications
- Mac OS X versions (builds) for computers
- Macs: Progress bar appears after waking from sleep
- Mac notebooks Key placement and functions
- How to identify Mac mini models (adds late 2014)
- Mac mini: How to remove or install memory (notes 2014 model not upgradeable)
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