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Updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps for Mac and iOS
(Apps require macOS 10.15 or later.)
  • Pages for Mac version 10.3.9
    - "Stability and Performance Improvements".

  • Numbers for Mac version 10.3.9
    - "Stability and Performance Improvements".

  • Keynote for Mac version 10.3.9
    - "Stability and Performance Improvements".

  • iOS Pages version 10.3.9
    - "Stability and Performance Improvements".

  • iOS Numbers version 10.3.9
    - "Stability and Performance Improvements".

  • iOS Keynote version 10.3.9
    - "Stability and Performance Improvements".
Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.2 Update
Changes in MachineProfile version 1.4.2 (use in-app update check):
  • Fixed Processor Speed information for Apple Silicon Macs.
  • Fixed incorrect internal battery condition.
  • Added support for Macs with a connected eGPU.
  • Added new feature icons to the application toolbar.
  • Updated macOS 11 'Big Sur' versioning method.
  • Updated power adapter detection support.
  • Updated machine and location identification strings.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
(Previous version 1.4.1 added support for M1 Macs and Big Sur.)
Apple Beta Updates
Current Developer releases as of January 13, 2021.
  • macOS Big Sur 11.2 beta 2 (20D5042d)
  • iOS 14.4 beta 2 (18D5043d)
  • iPadOS 14.4 beta 2 (18D5043d)
  • watchOS 7.3 beta 2 (18S5793d)
  • tvOS 14.4 beta 2 (18K5793d)
Apple also has Public betas. See Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.
(Public beta version updates are usually shortly after developer releases.)

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iOS 12.5.1 / iPadOS 12.5.1 Update
Info from the release notes:
"This update fixes an issue where Exposure Notifications could incorrectly display logging profile language."
(Apple's Security Updates page says this update has no published CVE entries.)
Safari Technology Preview 118 Update
See the release notes for a complete list of improvements & bug fixes.
A download is available for macOS Big Sur and Catalina.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
Firefox 84.0.2 and Firefox ESR 78.6.1 Updates The Other News listing has Chrome 87.0.4280.141 update.
Other News, Updates, Reviews, PR, OT (later added first)   [= skip =]

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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.
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/driver updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    December 21 to 25, 2020 News Archive
  • Display Adapter to use 27in LED Cinema Display with M1 Mini.
  • Mojave forum thread on Security Update 2020-007 NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID.
  • Apple says a macOS update will fix Ultrawide displays missing resolutions w/M1.
  • Apple's $549 AirPods Max Headphones Offer Big Sound and Bugs.
  • FCPX Summit: Thunderbolt 4, macOS 11, Apple M1 Macs, & iPhone.
  • Pixelmator Pro version 2.0.3 (Same change info as v2.0.2).
  • SoftRAID Comes to the M1 Macs.
  • Yamaha CL StageMix iOS app v8.5.1.
  • Yamaha QL StageMix iOS app v8.5.1.
  • Firefox 84.0.1 (bug fixes).
  • OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual Review.
  • FW Update for Onkyo TX-RZ740, RZ840, NR797 A/V Receivers.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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