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Tips for some Late 2013 iMac Issues
(info from apple on some issues new iMac owners might have.)
"When waking from sleep with a iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) computer using AirPlay Mirroring to an available AirPlay device on the network, you may see video distortion or a black screen. With the black screen, you can redraw the desktop by moving the mouse.

To remove the computer from AirPlay mode and resolve the issue, you restart the computer by holding down the power button.:
(will be updated as more information becomes available)

There's also a new doc on (Late 2013 iMac) iTunes audio distorts via Thunderbolt display that says the fix is updating to OS X 10.8.5. (Apparently early builds ship with 10.8.4.) They also note that the display on the Late 2013 21.5" iMac may flash when using iPhoto print products in Full Screen mode. (Fix is to update the OS.)

[Download updater/Info on Late 2013 iMac EFI Update (boot rom) in Tuesday's news.]

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Tuesday Sept. 24th, 2013 News Archive
  • New EFI Firmware Update for Late 2013 iMacs (info/download)
  • New iMacs with Haswell CPUs/New Graphics/802.11ac/PCIe Flash
  • Apple TV 6.0 Update Returns... after Buggy 1st Version Pulled
  • MythTV on Mac OS X (v0.27 release notes)
  • New iMac RAM upgrades to 32GB at big savings (sponsor blog)
  • VMware Fusion 6.01 now available (VMware blog)
  • Apple's New A7 Chip Goes Under the Microscope
  • Apple's a tasty phishing target for scammers
  • Has Apple Lost Its Innovation Mojo? [No]
  • New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles:
    - Final Cut Pro X: Troubleshooting basics
    - Aperture 3: Darker photos after converting library from Aperture 2
    - Apple TV: Understanding podcast syncing with iOS and iTunes
    - Apple TV (3rd gen): Using an iOS device to set up your Apple TV
    - Apple TV: How to change the language
    - Exams for Service Technicians
    - iCloud: My Photo Stream FAQ
    - iCloud: Troubleshooting iCloud Bookmarks and Reading List
    - iOS: Understanding data protection
    - iOS: Understanding cellular data networks
    - iOS: Understanding Siri and VoiceOver voices
    - iOS: Troubleshooting Siri
    - iOS: Disabling digital camera notification in OS X
    - iOS: "Not enough free space" alert when trying to sync
    - iOS 7: How to reduce screen motion
    - (and more on iOS/iPhone)

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