Have one of those 500GB 7200rpm hard drives in your MacBook Pro that's pissing you off 'cause you bought for speed, but it's like freezing and clicking and stuff? Apple's just dropped the fix—well, they've released the firmware update for the drive, hopefully it's the fix. [Apple via MacRumors]
Your Freezing, Clicking MacBook Pro Hard Drive Just Got Better
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