|Current News: Updated 9/16 (Apple Arcade PR, Xcode 11 GM2, TCL 132" MicroLED TV)
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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)
(Apple also has Public betas. See the Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.)
- 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)
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|Other News, Software Updates, OT (later added first)
- TCL Shows 132-Inch Micro LED 4K UHDTV: 24,000,000 Micro LEDs (anandtech)
- ASUS ProArt PA32UCX 32" 4K HDR Display with mini-LED Backlight (asus)
- 1132 zones, 1200 nits, Dolby Vision, Thunderbolt 3/USB-C, HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort
- Intel Security Advisories INTEL-SA-00290 (Xeon® E5, E7 & SP families that support DDIO & RDMA) and INTEL-SA-00285 (Intel Easy Streaming Wizard)
- WD Announces Gaming SSD, Refreshed Passport Line, SanDisk Products (storagereview)
- Microsoft September 2019 Patch Tuesday (isc.sans)
|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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