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  • Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

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

    Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for OS X 10.10.4
    Nvidia download page for Graphics driver 346.01.03f01 for OS X 10.10.4 build 14E46. Here's a clip from the main D/L page tab (other than version info typical boilerplate).
    "New in Release 346.01.03f01
  • Graphics driver updated for Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 (14E46)
  • Contains performance improvements and bug fixes for a wide range of applications.
  • Includes NVIDIA Driver Manager preference pane."
  • See linked page/tabs for more info. As of post time (9AM 7/2), the page refers to CUDA 7.0.52 in the text but the link routes to CUDA 7.0.36 from April 9th. (See below for link CUDA 7.0.52 release.)

    I've not seen updates at Nvidia's site for OS X 10.9.5 and 10.8.5 builds with security update 2015-005 but will post them when I do. (I'm not using an nvidia card currently to check using the nvidia prefs panel.)
      

    Nvidia CUDA 7.0.52 Update for OS X (Yosemite and Mavericks)
    Nvidia posted a download page for CUDA 7.0.52 for OS X 10.10.x and 10.9.x. As before, it has this note on older GPU support:
    "This driver does not support older generation GPUs with SM1.x."

    Earlier versions with that note also referred to CUDA 6.5.45 for SM1.x support.
      

    OS X Server v4.1.3 (for OS X 10.10.4)
    Apple posted OS X Server v4.1.3 (lists 10.10.4 or later required) with these changes:
    • Updated for OS X Yosemite 10.10.4.
    • Profile Manager support for new features, Mobile Device Management commands, and payloads introduced in iOS 8.3.
    • Caching Server configuration option to output DNS TXT records in Windows format.
    • Messages service improvements for group access.
    • Enhancements for Profile Manager device searching.
    • User and Group accounts can now be exported to a file.
    • Improved reliability of Time Machine backups and restores.
    • Fixed an issue that could cause Server to stall when updating Profile Manager, Calendar, and Wiki services.
    • Updated Profile Manager enrollment profile handling.
    • Improved Web service remote administration.
    • Fixed an issue where Firewall rules were incorrectly being applied after reboot.
    • Wiki service improvements on iPad.

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

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      June 30th, 2015 News Archive
    • Download OS X 10.10.4 Delta and Combo Updaters
    • Downloads for Security Update 2015-005 and Mac EFI Security Update
    • Security Fixes in EFI Updates, 10.10.4, Security Update 2015-005, Safari Updates
    • iTunes 12.2, OS X GarageBand 10.1, iOS GarageBand 2.0.7, iOS 8.4 Updates
    • Firefox 39.0 release notes and security fixes
    • VLC for iOS 2.6.0 released
    • Apple How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates: (partial list)
      - How to Join Apple Music
      - Availability of Apple Music, Apple Music Radio, and iTunes Match
      - If Apple Music appears with unusual text or doesn't open as expected
      - Add music from your own collection to your Apple Music library
      - Add music from the Apple Music catalog to your library
      - Move to Apple Music from Beats Music
      - Refine your Apple Music suggestions
      - Listen to Apple Music Radio
      - About the security partial trust allow list
      - List of available trusted root certificates in OS X Yosemite
      - List of available trusted root certificates in iOS 8
      - Find the OS X version and build information on your Mac
      - Get help with Home Sharing
      - Use Home Sharing to share iTunes content w/other devices on your home network
      - Troubleshooting Basics for Motion 4, DVD Studio Pro, Soundtrack Pro 3 (archived)
      - Determining battery cycle count for Mac notebooks
      - Cameras supported by iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

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