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Apple Studio Display Firmware Update 15.5 (19F80)
Info from what's new in firmware updates for Apple Studio Display.
(Instead of increasing the version number they cite a new build number)
    Studio Display Firmware Update 15.5 (19F80):
  • Resolves an audio issue with Studio Display.
Hopefully build 19F80 fixes the audio problems owners reported.
(The May 16th 5.5 firmware was build 19F77)
This firmware update requires macOS Monterey 12.4 or later.
Linked Apple article includes how to update the Studio Display's firmware.
(A user suggested having only the display's cable attached when updating.)
Also what to do if an error occurred while updating your Apple Studio Display.
OWC Announces 4TB Thunderbolt Envoy Pro FX Portable SSD
Clip from sponsor OWC's blog post on their new 4TB Envoy Pro FX portable SSD.
"New Envoy Pro FX Portable SSD with Thunderbolt™ and compatible with USB is available now in 4TB capacity. You can transfer gigabytes of data in seconds anywhere by supporting outstanding performance capability of up to 2800MB/s and built like a tank with dust/drop/waterproof certification.

Pricing & Availability
The Envoy Pro FX is in stock & shipping from $219 in capacities up to 4.0TB.

The Envoy Pro SX also in stock & shipping from $179 in capacities up to 4.0TB."
(Corrected Envoy Pro SX link.)

More details are at the linked pages.
Speedometer 2.1 (Browser Benchmark)
Info on Speedometer 2.1 from Apple's webkit site.
"We are announcing an update to the Speedometer benchmark. This is a minor version bump fixing the benchmark harness to improve the accuracy and stability of how we measure the speed of the rendering engine."
(More details are at the linked page.)
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iOS Firefox 103.0 and Firefox 103.0.1 Updates
(FYI: Firefox 103.0.2 released August 9th, and includes a macOS related fix.)
Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR
This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates Topic based page of Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS Users.
Other News, Software and Firmware Updates
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:
    July 25th to 29th, 2022 News Archive
  • Safari Technology Preview 150.
  • Firefox 103.0, Firefox ESR 102.1, Firefox ESR 91.1 (w/security fixes).
  • Apple Reports Third Quarter Results.
  • How to Hide (and Unhide) Folders in macOS.
  • Apple Live Activities now available in beta.
  • Meet with App Store experts.
  • How is Your macOS Security Posture?
  • Guide To Using Focus Modes Across Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
  • iOS Firefox Focus: Privacy browser v103.0.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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