|Archive of July 13 to July 17, 2020 News Go to Current News Page|
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= Recent Articles/Updates =
|macOS 10.15.6 Update, and Security Update 2020-004 for Mojave & High Sierra|
- See Details and Update Downloads.
|Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.6 (build w/Security Update 2020-004)|
- See Details and Driver 3220.127.116.11.40.138 Download.
(Previous drivers at our Mac Nvidia Drivers downloads page.)
|Safari 13.1.2, Xcode 11.6, iOS 13.6, iPadOS 13.6, iOS 12.4.8, tvOS 13.4.8, watchOS 6.2.8 & 5.3.8|
- See Release Notes and Info on Security Fixes.
|Safari Technology Preview 110 Update|
See the release notes for a complete list of improvements.
A download is available for macOS Big Sur and Catalina.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
|HomePod Software Update 13.4.8|
The HomePod Update release notes for 13.4.8 says:
- "includes general improvements for stability and quality." (the usual note.)
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- Pixelmator Pro 1.7 (for macOS 10.13 or later, with 64-bit processor)
- "Adds the ability to type text on paths and shapes, makes it possible to freely rotate the canvas to any angle, new welcome screen, and improves ML Super Resolution."
(See linked page for details.)
- How to Use Apps in Full Screen or Split View in macOS (sponsor blog)
- Total War: WARHAMMER II available at the Mac App Store (feral interactive)
- Apple teams up with HBCUs to bring coding and creativity opportunities to communities across the US (pr)
- Apple News launches new audio features, expands local news offerings for readers (pr)
- Microsoft Office for Mac (365/2019) version 16.39 (20071300)
- See July 14th, 2020 release notes. (with security updates for Word and Office Suite.)
- New OWC Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock 5-in-1 Adapter Solution (sponsor blog)
- $119 Thunderbolt 3 mini Dock w/2 HDMI 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, 2 USB ports.
- Chrome 84 (84.0.4147.71) for iOS (google blog)
- "includes stability and performance improvements".
- VMware Security Updates for Mac Fusion, Remote Console, and Horizon Client
- Apple allocates more than $400 million to combat California's housing crisis (pr)
- Part of their multiyear $2.5 billion commitment to combat the housing crisis in CA.
|This Week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates|
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
(Includes info on T2 Macs Firmware restore, & Firmware Restore CD downloads for older Macs.)
|Other News, Tips, Software Updates, PR, OT (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:
July 6th to 10th, 2020 News Archive
- SoftRAID 5.8.4 Update (new features/bug fixes).
- Updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps for Mac and iOS (v10.1).
- Firefox 78.0.2 Update Includes bug and security fixes.
- Adventures in Installing macOS 11 Big Sur Developer Beta
- Intel Introduces Thunderbolt 4: What Is It and Does It Matter?
- Apple updates coding programs and resources for educators and students.
- Apple expands iPhone repair services to hundreds of new locations across the US.
- Independent Repair Provider Program opens to businesses across Europe & Canada.
- New OWC ThunderBay Flex 8 Powerhouse Solution Now Shipping.
- Could Apple also ditch AMD to make its own graphics cards?
- 4 Productivity Tips for Mac Users.
- How to Create a Disk Image (.dmg) for Storage in macOS.
- 03.10.20 Firmware Update for 2020 LG CX/GX/WX OLED TVs.
(Airplay Improvements, AMD FreeSync Support and ATSC 3.0)
- Crucial 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review
- OBS Chapter 5: Hotkeys, More Sources and Resources.
- Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
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