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Apple Beta Updates
Current Developer releases as of April 13, 2021.
  • macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 8 (20E5231a)
  • iOS 14.5 beta 8 (18E5199a)
  • iPadOS 14.5 beta 8 (18E5199a)
    (below from April 7th)
  • watchOS 7.4 beta 7 (18T5194a)
  • tvOS 14.5 beta 7 (18L5203a)
    (below from March 2nd)
  • Xcode 12.5 beta 3 (12E5244e)
    (below from Feb. 17th)
  • Apple Configurator 2.14 beta (6A9)
Apple also has Public betas. See Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.
(Public beta version updates are usually shortly after developer releases.)
Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, PR (later first)
macOS GarageBand version 10.4.3 (bug and security fixes)
GarageBand version 10.4.3 for macOS Big Sur. (Requires macOS 11.0 or later)
Info from the GarageBand for macOS release notes:
  • This update contains stability improvements and security updates.
    (On April 14th, Apple finally posted info on the security fix.)
  • Adjusting the Limiter level parameter in the Smart Controls
    no longer causes an unexpected drop in level.

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Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first)   [= skip =]
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
Other News, Software/Firmware Updates, PR, OT (later first)
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:
    March 29th to April 2nd, 2021 News Archive
  • Safari Technology Preview 123.
  • Little Snitch version 5.1.2.
  • Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is back in its all-online format.
  • Tim Cook References Steve Jobs in 45th Anniversary Email to Employees.
  • Apple Arcade grows its award-winning catalog to more than 180 games.
  • How to View All the Info Stored in a Keychain Access Item on Your Mac.
  • Apple MagSafe: The History, the Problems, the Counterfeits.
  • Apple's Independent Repair Provider program expands globally.
  • Recording Made Easy With an iPad Connected to Your DAW.
  • Apple Loses Bid to Stop Swatch Using Jobs's "One More Thing" Cue.
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms Fates Divided Chapter Pack released.
  • Chrome 89.0.4389.114 Stable Channel Update.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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