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Archive of January 10th to 14th, 2022 News     Go to Current News Page

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Micromat Lifespan 1.0.5 update
Micromat Lifespan ("safety monitor for flash media") v1.0.5 (use in-app update).
  • Update to detect and load third party SAT SMART Driver.
  • Updated SAT SMART Driver Installer with latest code signing certificate.
  • Updated Sparkle framework to version 1.27.1.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
Requirements: Intel-based Mac. OS X 10.10 or later, including macOS 11 Big Sur.
Micromat Drive Scope 1.2.16 update
Changes in Drive Scope S.M.A.R.T. Tool for Macs v1.2.16 (use in-app update check):
  • Fixed blank volume name for unmounted Windows Recovery partition entry.
  • Corrected misaligned health indicators in the Information tab.
  • Updated SAT SMART Driver Installer with latest code signing certificate.
  • Corrected various column widths for SATA and NVMe tables.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
Requirements (from product page):
- Intel-based Macs, OS X 10.9 or greater, including macOS 11 Big Sur.
iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 updates
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Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.10 update
(Use in-app update check, or if from Mac App store, check for update there.)
Micromat MachineProfile (free profile app) version 1.4.10 update changes:
  • Fixed a reported application crash for OS X 10.9 "Mavericks" users.
  • Fixed an incorrect battery manufacturer result in the Battery tab.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
Requirements (from product page):
- Intel & Apple Silicon Macs, OS X 10.9 or later, including macOS 12 Monterey.
Firefox 96.0.1, Firefox 96.0 and Firefox ESR 91.5 updates
(Download links are on release notes page.)
Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR (later first)
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 & Firmware Updates (later added first)
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 3rd to 7th, 2022 News Archive
  • How to Capture Short Gameplay Recordings with MacOS Monterey.
  • How to Use AirPlay to Mac in MacOS Monterey.
  • iOS Chrome browser version 97.0.4692.72.
  • App Store Connect Update.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
  • LG ZX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.30.55 .
  • LG CX/GX/WX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.30.55.
  • OWC Drives Tested for a Cloud-based Video Workflow.
  • Chrome 97.0.4692.71 Stable Channel Update for Desktop.
  • Chrome 96.0.4664.131 Extended Stable Channel Update for Desktop.

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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