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How to Setup OWC Accelsior 4M2 SSD card for Mac Boot Drive + RAID 0
Sponsor OWC posted a Setup Guide for Accelsior 4M2 card RAID 0 + Mac Boot Drive.
(If you missed it earlier, their Mac Pro Install Notes has info on Card Part Numbers compatible with 2019 Mac Pro, and 2010-2012 Mac Pro fit issues with some graphics cards.)
Safari Technology Preview 99 Release Notes
January 22nd Safari Technology Preview 99 Release Notes lists changes/improvements to Legacy Plug-Ins (removed Flash Support), Web Inspector, Web API, Cookies, CSS, Media, WebRTC, Payment Request, Web Animations, Web Share API, JavaScript, WebDriver and IndexedDB.
Download available for macOS Mojave and macOS Catalina.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
Firefox 72.0.2 and Firefox ESR 68.4.2 Updates
Firefox 72.0.2 includes:
  • Various stability fixes
  • Fixed issues opening files with spaces in their path.
  • Fixed a hang opening about:logins when a master password is set.
  • Fixed a web compatibility issue with CSS Shadow Parts which shipped in Firefox 72.
  • Fixed inconsistent playback performance for fullscreen 1080p videos on some systems.
Firefox ESR 68.4.2 update "Fixed various issues opening files with spaces in their path".

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Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, PR
Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (Previous archive has many 2019 Mac Pro DIY repair guides updates.)
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
Other News, Reviews and Tips
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 and driver updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    January 13th to 17th, 2020 News Archive
  • 2019 Mac Pro vs iMac Pro Final Cut Pro X Performance
    (macOS 10.15.3 update fixes poor FCP X performance on 2019 Mac Pro)
  • Xcode 11.3.1 Update (bug fixes)
  • How to Create a Bootable macOS Catalina Install Drive with DiskMaker X 9
  • Cubasis 3 Now Available for iPad and iPhone
  • Mac Catalyst Adds iPad Apps to Catalina
  • Microsoft Office for Mac (365/2019) v16.33 update
  • Introducing Apple's Reality Converter
  • Phishing for Apples, Bobbing for Links
  • Chrome 79.0.3945.130 stable channel update (11 security fixes)
  • Freeware VM VirtualBox 6.1.2 update
  • Oracle January 2020 Critical Patch Updates (including Java)
  • Intel Releases Multiple Security Updates
  • Microsoft Releases January 2020 Security Update
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates
    - Mac Pro (2019) status indicator light behavior.
    - How to Use multiple displays with your 2019 Mac Pro
    - How to Install and replace memory in your 2019 Mac Pro
    - How to Install PCIe cards in your 2019 Mac Pro
    - How to Use the Radeon Pro 580X MPX Module with your Mac Pro
    - How to Use the Radeon Pro Vega II MPX Module with your Mac Pro
    - How to Use the Radeon Pro Vega II Duo MPX Module with your Mac Pro
    - How to Replace the power supply in your 2019 Mac Pro
    - How to Replace the Apple I/O card in your 2019 Mac Pro
    - About graphics card compatibility between Mac Pro models
    - About Promise Pegasus R4i MPX RAID storage module for 2019 Mac Pro
    - How to use an external graphics processor with your Mac

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