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Archive of January 24th to 28th, 2022 News     Go to Current News Page

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Safari Technology Preview 139
See the release notes for a list of changes, fixes and improvements.
A download is available for macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
Safari 15.3 Update for macOS Big Sur & Catalina
Available via software update for Big Sur & Catalina. (Included in Monterey 12.2.)
Here's the article on Security fixes in Safari 15.3.
Webkit fixes for CVE-2022-22590, -22592, -22589, -22594.
(The CVE-2022-22594 fix is for the indexDB data leak.)
macOS Monterey 12.2, Big Sur 11.6.3, & Security Update 2022-001 Catalina
(VPN or 3rd party Security software may cause problems with OS or security updates.
Read Apple's article on VPN and 3rd party software issues & the usual advice on updates.
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iOS 15.3, iPadOS 15.3, watchOS 8.4, tvOS 15.3 updates
HomePod Software Update 15.3
From the article About HomePod Software updates for the 15.3 update:
"Adds Siri voice recognition support for up to six users in a home in English (India) and Italian (Italy). This update also includes performance and stability improvements."
Here's Apple's article on how to update HomePod.
You can check for feedback in Apple's HomePod forum.
(Our Tips page has a HomePod Apple Guides section.)
Apple/Products related News, App Updates, Tips, PR
This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first) Topic based page of Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS Users.
Firefox 96.0.3 update
(Download link on release notes page.)
Firefox 96.0.3 release notes lists a search related bug fix.
(The previous Firefox 96.0.2 listed 3 bug fixes, 1 Linux related.)
LG TV Firmware Updates
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 17th to 21st, 2022 News Archive
  • M1 Macs "AppleAPFSMediaBSDClient" Kernel Panics.
  • Safari Technology Preview 138.
  • How to Add & Manage Safari Extensions in macOS Monterey.
  • Pixelmator Pro 2.3.5 update.
  • TechTool Pro 14.0.4 update.
  • Firefox 96.0.2 update.
  • Chrome 97.0.4692.99 Stable Channel Update for Desktop.
  • Chrome 96.0.4664.174 Extended Stable Channel Update for Desktop.
  • LG B9 OLED TV Firmware Update 05.25.08.
  • LG Z9 OLED TV and 75SM9970 LCD TV Firmware Update 05.25.08.
  • LG B7/C7/E7/G7/W7 OLED TVs Firmware Update 06.05.03.
  • LG C6 & E6 OLED TVs Firmware Update 05.65.03.
  • Freeware VM VirtualBox 6.1.32 update.
  • OWC Named Videomaker's Best Storage Media Award Winner at CES 2022.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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