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Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR (later added first)
Developer Beta Updates and GM Seeds
Current Developer releases. (Later first)
  • Xcode 11 GM Seed 2 (11A420a)
  • watchOS 6 GM Seed (17R6575)
  • SF Symbols (1A84) (see here)
  • macOS Catalina 10.15 beta 8 (19A558d)
  • iOS 13 GM Seed (17A577)
  • iOS 13.1 beta 3 (17A5837a)
  • iPadOS 13.1 beta 3 (17A5837a)
  • tvOS 13 beta 10 (17J5579a)
(Apple also has Public betas. See the Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.)
 

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Other News, Software Updates, OT (later added first)
Geekbench 5.0.1 Update (bug fixes)
Info from September 11th blog post.
    Geekbench 5.0.1 includes the following changes:
  • Fix a crash that could occur when running the Vulkan Compute Benchmark on AMD RX 5700 GPUs.
  • Fix an issue where the built-in comparison charts could display Geekbench 4 results instead of Geekbench 5 results.
Apple Special Event News and Keynote Video
News from the September 10th Apple Special Event.


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Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first) Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.

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Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software and driver updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    September 2nd to 6th, 2019 News Archive
  • Safari Technology Preview 91 (available for Mojave/Catalina)
  • VirtualBox 6.0.12 Update (includes macOS Guest Additions fix)
  • Firefox 69.0 and ESR 68.1.0/60.9.0 (Bug and Security fixes)
  • Apple's message on iOS Security (reply to Google article)
  • Guide on How to Upgrade Install macOS Catalina Safely
  • Geekbench 5 released (major upgrade, can't compare scores)
  • Western Digital My Passport (2019) 5TB Review

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
  

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