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DisplayLink Manager macOS App v1.3 (for macOS Big Sur & Catalina)
The DisplayLink macOS USB Software page has DisplayLink Manager Graphics Connectivity v1.3 (macOS app). Here's some info from the v1.3 release notes:
"This is DisplayLink macOS AppStore app v1.3.0 release.
This version supports macOS versions 10.15.x and 11.2.

Changes in 1.3 release
- Added native support for M1 Macs with new universal binary.
- Added Retina resolutions on 4K displays (32677).
- Addressed tearing detected in some high load cases (32648).

Known issues and limitations
- No support for rotated DisplayLink screens in macOS Catalina 10.15.x
- No support for clamshell mode with DisplayLink screen connected on Intel Mac.
- Screen rotation on Mac with M1 chip is not supported on macOS Big Sur 11.2"

Read the full release notes (text file download) for more details.
(Previous DisplayLink software for macOS is under "Legacy Releases" on the macOS page.)
 
watchOS 7.3.1 Update
Available via software update. Info from the watchOS release notes
"watchOS 7.3.1 addresses an issue that prevented some Apple Watch Series 5 & Apple Watch SE devices from charging after entering Power Reserve.

For more information, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/HT212180"
("If your Apple Watch Series 5 or Apple Watch SE is in Power Reserve and won't charge")

Apple's security updates page notes "This update has no published CVE entries".
 
Apple/Products related News, Tips, Rumors, Updates, and PR

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Other News, Firmware and Software Updates, PR
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:
    February 8th to 12th, 2021 News Archive
  • macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 (build 20D74) released.
    (Includes tip on updating from a Safe Mode boot.)
  • macOS Catalina Supplemental Update 2 (info and download).
  • macOS Mojave Security Update 2021-002 (info and download).
  • Safari Technology Preview 120.
  • Apple article on 2016/2017 MacBook Pro Battery won't charge past 1%
    (article says Apple will replace affected batteries).
  • Apple developing advanced microOLED & microLED displays?
  • New features available on the Apple Developer Forums.
  • Updates to the webkit Storage Access API.
  • Apple Judge Tosses Out Suit Claiming Siri Serial Eavesdropping.
  • How to do a Factory Reset on M1 Mac to Regain Access to SoftRAID Volumes.
  • Apple's Riccio Shifts From Hardware Chief to AR, VR Headsets.
  • TROY Ajax & Diomedes DLC released for macOS.
  • Firefox 85.0.2 update (bug fix).
  • Photoshop, Acrobat/Reader, Animate, Illustrator, & Dreamweaver Updates.
  • Microsoft February 2021 Patch Tuesday.
  • Yamaha Steinberg Mac USB Driver Update v2.0.5.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
  

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