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Archive of January 11th to 15th, 2021 News     Go to Current News Page

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Updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps for Mac and iOS
(Mac apps require macOS 10.15 or later. iOS apps require iOS 13.1 or later.)
All updates at app store say they contain "Stability and Performance Improvements".
Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.2 Update
Changes in MachineProfile version 1.4.2 (use in-app update check):
  • Fixed Processor Speed information for Apple Silicon Macs.
  • Fixed incorrect internal battery condition.
  • Added support for Macs with a connected eGPU.
  • Added new feature icons to the application toolbar.
  • Updated macOS 11 'Big Sur' versioning method.
  • Updated power adapter detection support.
  • Updated machine and location identification strings.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
(Previous version 1.4.1 added support for M1 Macs and Big Sur.)
iOS 12.5.1 / iPadOS 12.5.1 Update
Info from the release notes:
"This update fixes an issue where Exposure Notifications could incorrectly display logging profile language."
(Apple's Security Updates page says this update has no published CVE entries.)
Apple/Products related News, Rumors, Tips, Updates, PR (later first)

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Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
Other News, Updates, Reviews, and PR

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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:
    January 4th to 8th, 2021 News Archive
  • Safari Technology Preview 118 Update.
  • Firefox 84.0.2 and Firefox ESR 78.6.1 Updates.
  • Tip for unlocking settings in Big Sur 11.1 System Preferences.
  • Tip for problems mounting encrypted drives in macOS 11.1.
  • Tip for Touch ID Problems in macOS 11.1.
  • Brother Printer Drivers 4.1.1 for macOS.
  • How to Quickly Block an Email Address on Mac.
  • Making a working M1 Mac External Boot Drive.
  • How to Use the Privacy Report in Safari 14.
  • Tips for Printer Problems with M1 Chip Macs.
  • The Top Mac Malware Types and Adware Tricks of 2020.
  • Chrome 87.0.4280.141 Stable Channel Update.
  • OWC Thunderbolt 3 10GbE Ethernet Adapter Review.
  • The Top 14 Things People Really Want to Know About Thunderbolt.
  • 03.21.09 Firmware Update for 2020 LG CX/GX/WX OLED TVs.
  • 05.30.02 Update for 2018 LG B8/C8/E8/W8 OLED TVs.
  • Yamaha RIVAGE PM Editor V4.7.0 for macOS 10.15 to 10.13.
  • Yamaha RIVAGE PM Firmware V4.70.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

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