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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 February 26, 2014

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Apple issues MacBook SMC firmware updates

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

By October 2, 2013

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Samsung SM-C101 spied, is this the Galaxy S4 Zoom?

What could well be the 16-megapixel spinoff of the S4 has shown up for approval at the FCC in the US.

By June 1, 2013

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Apple looks to outfit devices with solar power converters

A newly-published patent application proposes equipping portable devices with built-in technology that can directly convert solar power.

By October 31, 2013

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Retina MacBook Pro owners report keyboard, trackpad woes

The keyboard and trackpad on the new 13-inch model are locking up at times, say many users.

By October 28, 2013

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Prevent OS X FileVault keys from being stored in standby mode

As an added measure of security, you can prevent your Mac from storing FileVault encryption keys for the purpose of speeding wake times from standby mode.

By September 10, 2013

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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

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Potentially fix iMac fan blaring after hard drive upgrade

Other World Computing outlines faulty temperature sensor connections may be to blame for an iMac's fans blaring after a hard drive upgrade.

By August 8, 2013

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Troubleshooting a Mac that will not turn on

If your Mac will not power on, there are a few things you can try before paying for repair service.

By July 25, 2013

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Tackle Macs waking to a washed-out screen and progress bar

If your Mac regularly wakes to a progress bar, it may be from problematic hardware, or it could simply be normal behavior for your system.

By July 22, 2013