Pending update from Apple should fix HDMI, Bluetooth, hard-drive sleep, and FaceTime HD camera issues in the latest OS X release.
External hard drives can sometimes continually spin and become exceptionally hot. Here are some ways to manage this to help prolong the life of your drive.
FireWire sleep problems under Mac OS X 10.2.3: Further testing; solutions
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Utilities Updates: Cocktail 3.1; Synchronize! Pro X 3.2.1; Watson 1.7.5; more
Apple CHUD Tools 4.4.2 released
Utilities Updates: Cocktail 2.0; RBrowser 3.1.2; ALAP InTools 1.0.1; txt2pdf 6.5; Font Sampler 0.2; more
Deep sleep and FireWire 800 cards: Update from FireWire Depot
Utilities Updates: MacScan X 2.0b3; Apple CHUD Tools 4.2.3; Camino 1.0b1; Default Folder X 2.0.4b1; more
Safari Enhancer 1.5.2; DEVONthink Personal Edition 1.5.1; Cocktail 1.2; LaunchBar 3.2.9; more