|Archive of April 19th to 23rd, 2021 News Go to Current News Page|
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|Apple "Spring Loaded" Event Video and New Products/Press Releases
- Apple 'Spring Loaded' Event Video (stream)
- All-new iMac stunning design in vibrant colors, M1 chip, and 24" 4.5K Retina display "offers the best camera, mics, & speakers ever in a Mac, and Touch ID". Pre-order April 30th, available second half of May. See 24" iMac page, tech specs & pricing.
- New iPad Pro featuring M1 chip, 5G, & 12.9" Liquid Retina XDR display (pr)
- Apple unveils the next generation of Apple TV 4K (pr)
- New Siri Remote, A12 Bionic chip, innovative color balance technology,
and high frame rate HDR (specs lists HDMI 2.1*). Starting at $179 (US).
- Order April 30th, available second half of May. See Apple TV page & tech specs.
(the tvOS 14.5 "color balance" feature will work with previous Apple TV 4K.)
- Apple introduces AirTag (pr)
- iPhone accessory that provides a private and secure way to easily locate items.
- Requires iOS/iPadOS 14.5 or later. Priced from $29 (US) each or 4 for $99 (US).
- Apple leads the next chapter of podcasting with Apple Podcasts Subscriptions (pr)
- Apple introduces iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 mini in a new purple (pr)
|Firefox 88.0 and Firefox ESR 78.10 Updates|
The Firefox 88.0 release notes lists new features, changes and many security fixes.
(There's also Firefox for Enterprise 88 Release notes.)
Firefox ESR 78.10 includes "various stability, functionality, and security fixes".
|Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, PR (later first)
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|Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (this week)
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|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:
April 12th to 16th, 2021 News Archive
- How to Create an External, Bootable Startup Disk/Drive for an M1 Mac.
- Apple Transporter version 1.2.1 runs natively on Apple M1 Macs.
- How to Create or Restore a Disk Image (or Secure Disk Image) in macOS .
- Final Cut Pro X 10th Anniversary: 10 Features Every Pro Needs to Know.
- Apple Working on Combined TV Box, Speaker to Revive Home Efforts.
- Pixelmator Pro version 2.0.7 update.
- Security Updates for Photoshop, Digital Editions, Bridge, & RoboHelp.
- Microsoft Office for Mac v16.48 (with Excel & Word security updates).
- Chrome 90.0.4430.72 Stable Channel Update (with 37 security fixes).
- Firefox Focus: Privacy browser v8.1.7 for iOS 11.4 or later.
- OWC Announces Partnership with Acronis Cyber Protection Technology.
- 05.60.20 Firmware Update for USA 2016 LG G6 OLED TV
- Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
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