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Carbon Copy Cloner 6.1.10 Update
See the CCC 6.1.10 release notes for a list of improvements & fixes.
More info on Carbon Copy Cloner 6 (including free 30 day trial) at
Safari Technology Preview 189
See the release notes for a list of changes, fixes and improvements.
A download is available for macOS Sonoma and macOS Ventura.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
Apple News and Press Releases
Firefox 123.0 and Firefox ESR 115.8 (includes security fixes)
Firefox Updates for iOS/iPadOS
(On Feb. 29, Firefox v123.2 for iOS/iPadOS was released)
  • (Feb 21) Firefox for iOS/iPadOS 15 or later version 123.1 (app store).
    - Optimized Homepage Speed: Faster and smoother browsing experience in Firefox.
    - Enhanced Theme System: Updates/fixes for improved customization and fewer glitches.
    - Status Bar: Fixed bugs for better clarity and reliability.

  • (Feb 19) Firefox Focus: Privacy browser 123.0 for iOS/iPadOS 15 or later (app store)
    - Dropping support for iOS 14.
Other News, Software and Firmware Updates
  • (Feb. 23) Micromat Drive Scope v1.2.22 update. (Use in-app update check.)
    - Updated the method for downloading the drives database.
    - Added additional drive manufacturer company logos.
    - Updated PCI vendor identification database.
    - Other minor fixes and enhancements.

  • (Feb. 23) Micromat MachineProfile version 1.4.23 (use in-app update check):
    - Fixed application window positioning on initial launch.
    - Updated Model Name and Model Type in System Info tab to be selectable.
    - Updated location and machine identification strings.
    - Other minor fixes and enhancements.

  • (Feb 22) Pixelmator Pro version 3.5.7 for macOS 12.0 or later. (app store link)
    "Now offers full support for the new Photomator Files browser on Mac. This lets users share their photos to Pixelmator Pro for further editing using the "Edit with Pixelmator Pro" feature, and easily save them back to Photomator. The update also improves support for Adobe Illustrator files and brings faster performance for compositions with multiple adjustments layers on Mac devices with Apple silicon."

  • (Feb 22) LG B9 OLED TVs Firmware Update 05.40.20
    - Applicable Models list also includes many LG LCD TV models.
    - Post includes change note and firmware download page.

  • (Feb 22) Chrome 122.0.6261.69 Stable Channel Update for Mac (google)
    (previous Feb 20th .57 included 12 security fixes.)

  • (Feb 20) Microsoft Office for Mac (365/2021/2019) version 16.82.1 (24021813).
    Version 16.82.1 release notes lists fixes for Outlook.
Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates Apple Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watch/tvOS/Vision Pro Users.
(Now has a Apple Vision Pro section.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    February 12th to 16th, 2024 News Archive
  • visionOS 1.0.3 Update.
  • Vision Pro Forum Posts on Issues.
  • How to use Media Source Extensions with AirPlay.
  • Apple Arcade for Apple Vision Pro has new spatial games (PR).
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles
  • LG C2 & G2 OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.40.91.
  • LG B2 OLED TV Firmware Update 04.40.91.
  • Chrome 122.0.6261.51 for iOS/iPadOS.
  • Chrome 121.0.6167.184 Stable Channel Update for Mac.
  • Microsoft Office for Mac (365/2021/2019) version 16.82.

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