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Apple issues Mac Pro SMC Firmware update

A new firmware update for the Mac Pro fixes USB connectivity and Power Nap issues.

By Feb. 26, 2014


Apple issues MacBook SMC firmware updates

The latest firmware updates fix improper battery function in Apple's laptops.

By Oct. 2, 2013


Apple issues SMC update for MacBook Pro systems

Apple has released a firmware update for MacBook Pro systems that addresses a problem with sudden shutdowns under low battery conditions.

By Nov. 10, 2011


Tackling SMC console errors after OS X 10.7.4 update

Repeated "smcReadKeyAction" errors in the OS X console may be from third-party software, or be fixed by downgrading kernel extensions.

By May. 11, 2012


SMC SMCWGBR14-N Barricade N router

With a fair price, decent performance, and dead-simple setup, the SMC SMCWGBR14-N Barricade N router is about as well-rounded a Draft N router as you'll find. It also boasts impressive range and a smart design. We strongly recommend it for general home use.

By Mar. 13, 2008

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 13, 2008

Get an SMC Wireless-N router for $19.99 shipped

That's after the $197 mail-in rebate. Kidding! Just wanted to see if you were paying attention. Nope, it's just a new 802.11n router for 20 bucks out the door.

By Nov. 23, 2010


Reset SMC to fix Bluetooth problems after OS X 10.6.7 update

If you experience problems with Bluetooth connectivity after updating OS X, a reset of the System Management Controller or other basic resets may help.

By Mar. 23, 2011


SMC SMCWTK-G Traveler's Kit

The SMCWTK-G is a fast, easy way to add Wi-Fi to an Ethernet connection, but we like 3Com's travel router a little better.

By Mar. 24, 2005

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 24, 2005

MSRP: $99.99


When to reset the PRAM and SMC/PMU

The PRAM The Parameter RAM is a small amount of "nonvolatile" RAM (NVRAM) that holds various settings that the system can use before the operating system loads, and maintains these settings even when the computer is turned off. There is a small battery

By Apr. 9, 2009


Apple releases MacBook (Pro) SMC firmware update 1.4

Apple has released a couple of firmware updates for the system management controller (SMC) in the 2007-2008 MacBook and MacBook Pro systems. These are the systems that were available before the aluminum "unibody" systems were released.

By Oct. 8, 2010