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Info, Downloads for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and Security Updates for 10.11.6/10.10.5
Change info from the about 10.12.6 doc. (See below for D/L Updaters and related docs.)
"The macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Update improves the security, stability, and compatibility of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.

Enterprise content:
* Resolves an issue that prevents making certain SMB connections from the Finder.

* Fixes an issue that causes Xsan clients to unexpectedly restart when moving a file within a relation point on a Quantum StorNext File System.

* Improves the stability of Terminal app."

Info on Security fixes in 10.12.6 & Security Updates for El Capitan/Yosemite in related docs below.

Download pages for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Delta and Combo Updates

Download pages for Security Update 2017-003 for OS X 10.11.6/10.10.5

Per doc on security fixes, Safari 10.1.2 is included in Sierra 10.12.6 and security updates 2017-003.

Related Apple Articles:

Other new/updated Apple Support docs are below.

FYI on Nvidia Web Driver Updates:
Users of Nvidia's web drivers should know that new OS X updates (versions or later build numbers after Security Updates) break any currently installed Nvidia web graphics driver. (Some non-Mac EFI cards are not supported by default OS X drivers.)
UPDATE: See July 21st news for new Nvidia drivers and CUDA update download pages. (Drivers for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and new build numbers of OS X 10.11.6 and 10.10.5 after installing Security Update 2017-003.)

Logic Pro X 10.3.2, MainStage 3.3.1, Boot Camp WiFi Update, iTunes 12.6.2, iOS/tvOS Updates

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Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:

Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.17 Update Release Notes
Available as an in-app update for current 4.x users. Full D/L at
(Info from July 19th, 2017 CCC v4.1.17 release notes follows:)
  • Removed the beta expiration date (~September 5, 2017) that was errantly left in the 4.1.16 production release. Also fixed the issue that allowed that to slip past our release checklist.

  • Closing a notification that is presented as an alert will no longer cause CCC to open its Task History window on macOS High Sierra.

  • The disk usage of an APFS volume is now reported correctly when the APFS container has more than one volume.

  • Fixed a layout issue in the "destructive task warning" dialog.
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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 updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    July 10th to 14th, 2017 News Archive
  • CCC blog on converting from HFS+ to new Apple APFS (why you should wait)
  • Mastering macOS Server: 2 Alternatives to Running Your Own Server
  • About Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac 15.36.0 Update (release notes)
  • Security updates available for Flash Player
  • How to Optimize the 'Big Four' Mac Web Browsers
  • Why Apple Cares So Much About (iOS) Graphics Tech
  • Viking reportedly shipping 25TB, 50TB SSD (3.5")
  • $200 Wireless Oculus VR Headset planned for 2018
  • Sony A1E OLED TV System Software Update PKG6.2648.0065NAA
  • 05.30.02 Software Update for LG C6P and E6P OLED TVs (w/notes)
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:
    - How to solve problems in Logic Pro X
    - How to resolve USB-related alerts in iTunes
    - Using AirPlay or AirPlay Mirroring oniPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    - If you see an exclamation point next to your items in iTunes
    - How to use Single sign-on with iOS device or Apple TV (4th gen)
    - Vintage and obsolete products listing

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