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Apple Beta Updates   [= skip =]
Current Developer releases as of June 24.
(Release notes are on linked page.)
  • macOS 12.5 beta 4 (21G5056b)

    (below from June 22.)
  • macOS 13 beta 2 (22A5286j)
  • Xcode 14 beta 2 (14A5229c)
  • iOS 16 beta 2 (20A5303i)
  • iPadOS 16 beta 2 (20A5303i)
  • tvOS 16 beta 2 (20J5319h)
  • watchOS 9 beta 2 (20R5307h)

    (below from June 14.)
  • iOS 15.6 beta 3 (19G5046d)
  • iPadOS 15.6 beta 3 (19G5046d)
  • tvOS 15.6 beta 3 (19M5046c)
  • watchOS 8.7 beta 3 (19U5046b)
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, Tips, App Updates, PR (later first)   [= skip =]
Safari Technology Preview 147 with Safari 16 Features
See the release notes for a list of changes, fixes and improvements.
A download is available for macOS Monterey 12.3 or later and macOS Ventura beta.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
Updates to Pages, Numbers & Keynote apps for Mac and iOS/iPadOS
See linked App store pages for changes.
  • Pages for Mac version 12.1
  • Numbers for Mac version 12.1
  • Keynote for Mac version 12.1

  • Pages for iOS/iPadOS version 12.1
  • Numbers for iOS/iPadOS version 12.1
  • Keynote for iOS/iPadOS version 12.1
(Mac apps require macOS 11 or later. iOS apps require iOS/iPadOS 14.0 or later.)
Other News, Software and Firmware Updates (later first)
Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.13 update
(Use in-app update check, or if from Mac App store, check for update there.)
Micromat MachineProfile (free profile app) version 1.4.13 update changes:
  • Fixed an incorrect maximum supported operating system for some Mac models.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
(April 10th v1.4.12 update listed "Fixed saving Drives Tab information as PDF".)
Requirements (from product page):
- Intel & Apple Silicon Macs, OS X 10.9 or later, including macOS 12 Monterey.
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Micromat TechTool Pro 15.0.4 Update
Info on changes in TechTool Pro 15.0.4 (use in-app update check).
  • Update to validate SMART data integrity for SMART Check test and TechTool Protection SMART feature.
  • Updated the Disk Speed tool to support newer versions of macOS.
  • Added a dynamic volume list for the Disk Speed tool.
  • Added model identification strings for the Check Computer configuration panel.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
System requirements from the TechTool Pro 15 page:
- Apple Silicon and Intel-based Macs.
- OS X 10.11 through macOS 12 "Monterey".

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Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first)   [= skip =]
Topic based page of Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS Users.
Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software/driver updates & troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    June 6th to 10th, 2022 News Archive
  • macOS Big Sur 11.6.7 Update.
  • WWDC22 highlights (Photos).
  • New M2 MacBook Air and M2 13" MacBook Pro.
  • Apple unveils M2 Chip.
  • macOS Ventura announced.
  • WebKit Features in Safari 16 Beta.
  • iOS 16/iPadOS 16m & watchOS 9 announced.
  • How to use Mission Control for Window Management in macOS.
  • Apple Transporter app 1.2.4 for macOS 10.13.6 or later.
  • Apple Introduces WeatherKit.
  • Apple Design Awards winners.
  • Getting Started With GarageBand: How to Edit a Guitar Performance.
  • Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.12 update.
  • Micromat Drive Scope 1.2.18 update.
  • Firefox 101.0.1 release notes.
  • Chrome 102.0.5005.115 Stable Channel Update.
  • Chrome 102.0.5005.115 Extended Stable Channel Update.
  • Firmware Updates for Yamaha Receivers, Sound Bars, & CX-A5200.
  • LG C1/G1/R1 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.30.20.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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