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Author Topic: 802.11 ac&BT 4.0 and Continuity&Handoff feature FULLY FUNCTIONAL on Mac Pro 2010  (Read 28274 times)
MacProSector
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« on: June 25, 2014, 04:30:53 AM »

Hello everyone! It is my first time to post on the Netkas. It's been excited. I am a high school student in China, preparing to study in US next month. So please forgive my language mistakes. I took about 7 hours to write this article in order to help everybody upgrade their old Macs and use the latest features. So Please read the article carefully and patiently (some details are very important!). Thank you very much!

I also posted this article to MacRumors and the pictures could be clearer. Check it out if you want: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1748061

After the release of OS X 10.10, I found that my OLD Mac Pro 2010 could not use the new features such as Continuity, Handoff and new AirDrop. As you know, the Continuity, Handoff and AirDrop is not available on the old Macs because the Airport and Bluetooth dongle are out of date, using 802.11n and BT 2.1. After reading articles and post on the Internet, I found some solutions. The best plan is to replace the Airport Card and BT Card with the latest iMac Airport Card. However, there are some problems with the plan:

First, the interface of the iMac Airport Card is not mPCIe but the special, unknown one. So it