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Wireless problems reported when using Mac OS X Yosemite

Oct. 24, 2014—Vanderbilt IT strongly recommends that Mac users delay updating their systems to the latest OS X Yosemite. Users who have updated are reporting wireless connection issues and significant Bluetooth lag. Affected users have posted comments about these connectivity problems to an active Apple Support Communities forum thread. There is currently no known fix for these issues. VUIT will...

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Wireless interference: What this means for students

Oct. 20, 2014—Wireless interference degrades and/or inhibits the use of the Vanderbilt wireless network. This interference is caused by competing devices, such as routers, cell phones and wireless printers, transmitting bits of data through the air by way of their own wireless communication signals.   Effects of Interference A decrease in the wireless range between devices A...

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