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What is going on with the BearExtender Turbo El Capitan driver?

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Edit: beta now available for public download 1/26/16, see here.Greetings- we know many of you have been patiently waiting for our El Capitan 10.11 update for BearExtender Turbo since November. It is now mid-January and you are wondering if this driver update is ever going to come out? We are getting close. The main reason for the delay is we have been waiting on a kernel extension update from the chipset maker of our product, which is the only part of the software over which our own programmers cannot control. We did get one in December and hastily put it...

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BearExtender Turbo beta update for Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan is (not yet) here

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Visit the BearExtender Turbo support page for the download and instructions. Send bug reports to support@bearextender.com. We have temporarily removed the beta and will have an update again soon (posted 1/6/2016)

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Our new updated version of BearExtender PC is here!

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Just in time for the holidays we have released an updated 2015 version of our BearExtender PC USB Wi-Fi range extender. This is version 3 of this product line with the first one released in 2010 and v2 released in 2013. So what's new? Well for starters, if you already own our v2 model the specs are all the same. We had already basically maxed out power as allowed by the FCC with our v2. So if you are happy with your v2, upgrading will not result in better range. Think of our v3 more as a revision to the...

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Microsoft Windows support for legacy BearExtender Mac products

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Over the summer we announced our legacy BearExtender Mac USB products excluding BearExtender Turbo would not be supported in the new version of Mac OS El Capitan (10.11). As can often happen in the technology world, older hardware may not work with newer operating system updates and it may not be possible for manufacturers to update software for older products indefinitely. In this specific case, the reason we won't have an El Capitan update is not because we just don't want to, but rather our programmers can do all but update the proprietary kernel extension which is done by the...

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Windows 10 and Mac OS El Capitan 10.11 Compatibility Information

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For our PC products BearExtender PC and BearExtender Outdoor for PC, we now have Windows 10 updates available for download. Visit our support page and select your product to be taken to the respective download page. For BearExtender Turbo we expect a El Capitan compatible beta update by December 2015 (update 12/9/2015, our 10.11 Turbo update can now be downloaded from the Turbo Support page).For BearExtender Edge owners, the product is compatible with both Windows 10 and Mac OS El Capitan out of box with no update needed. For users of our legacy Mac USB products including BearExtender original, Mini,...

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