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27in Late 2009 iMac Radeon Video Card Repair (BGA reball of GPU)
A reader sent notes on a Late 2009 iMac Radeon HD4850 Video Card Repair by having the GPU reballed (solder joints were cracked) for the equivalent of $56 US.
Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, PR:
(Sept. 17th/18th) Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

(Topic-based page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users.)

Other News, Updates, Reviews, OT:

On Sept. 17th, saw reports that the LG 55EA9300 OLED TV firmware update 5.00.04 (with WebOS 2.0-like features) noted in Sept. 14th news was available again by using the TV's check for update menu item, but see note there about 'apps restarting to free up memory' some have reported after 5.00.04 update. (As of Sept. 22nd, 5.00.04 may have been pulled due to that issue.)

Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    September 16th, 2015 News Archive
  • iTunes 12.3 Update changes and full install download
  • OS X Server v5.0.3 - long list of changes
  • Apple Xcode 7.0 with Swift 2, SDKs for iOS 9, watchOS 2, OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • iOS 9 release notes (very long list of changes)
  • Canon Printer Drivers v3.3 for OS X Lion and later
  • iMovie v2.2 for iOS 9
  • Tim Cook Interview on Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • In-Depth iOS 9 reviews
  • Notes on Wifi vs iTunes iOS 9 updating affecting syncing with OS X 10.6.8 iTunes.
  • EE Times article on Apple's A9 chip
  • Apple Support Article Updates:
    - How to reinstall OS X on your Mac
    - About the security content of iOS 9
    - About the security content of Xcode 7.0
    - About the security content of OS X Server v5.0.3
    - List of available trusted root certificates in iOS 9
    - How to update the iOS software on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    - About the security content of iTunes 12.3 (windows)
    - How to set up and use HomeKit-enabled accessories with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
    - Mac Printer and scanner software available for download
    - Get Help with Home Sharing (troubleshooting)
    - Use Home Sharing to share iTunes content with other devices
    - About backups in iCloud and iTunes
    - How to back up your devices using iCloud or iTunes
    - iCloud Drive FAQ and iCloud Photo Library FAQ
    - iCloud storage pricing and iCloud storage upgrades and downgrades
    - How to request and make purchases with Ask to Buy
    - How to use Wallet on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    - How to Set up and use Apple Pay on your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch
    - What to do before selling or giving away your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

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