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Firmware Update for OWC USB-C Dock with HDMI
FYI from a reader (thanks Bob). Download/Info from the OWC Software and Drivers page:
"OWC USB-C Dock with HDMI Firmware Update
If you purchased the USB-C Dock before March 29, 2017 and are experiencing connectivity issues when your MacBook or MacBook Pro enters sleep mode, please install this firmware update.
(Update - as of fall 2017 check, update file and note changed. Note now says)

As of August 2017, anyone who purchased the OWC USB-C Dock with HDMI should install this firmware update.

File size: 2396.19KB (ZIP)
More info and firmware upgrade instructions are in OWC article titled
USB-C Dock (HDMI): MacBook & MacBook Pro Sleep Issues

Filename and size changed after original post in early June 2017 here. (Check the OWC Software and Drivers page for any future update/changes.)
Apple/Products Related News, Reviews, Op-Ed, PR:   [WWDC News and Updates below]
Recent Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:

Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.

Other News, Reviews, Software Updates and PR:
The Audio/HT page has info on firmware updates for Samsung UBD-K8500 and OPPO 203/205 4K UHD Players. (There may be later versions there by the time you read this.)

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OS/Software Updates for 2017 iMacs and 2017 13" MacBook Pro w/Touch Bar:
2017 WWDC Product Updates - macOS High Sierra, Updated iMac/iMac Pro, More
2017 WWDC Videos, Dev Betas, Info on Core ML and ARKit:
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 updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    May 29th to June 2nd, 2017 News Archive
  • How to Get Ready for macOS Beta
  • How to Add Back a MacBook's Battery Time Remaining Indicator
  • Swift Playgrounds expands coding education to robots, drones & musical instruments
  • Apple Is Manufacturing a Siri Speaker to Outdo Google and Amazon
  • Beta 2 of macOS 10.12.6, iOS 10.3.3, watchOS 3.2.3, tvOS 10.2.2
  • Dawn of War III for macOS powered by Metal, releasing June 8th
  • Halide "groundbreaking camera app" for iOS 10
  • Geforce GTX with MAX-Q Design Transforms Gaming Laptops
  • Intel Announces Skylake-X: 18-Core HCC Silicon for $1999
  • Intel Announces Basin Falls: High-End Desktop Platform & X299 Chipset
  • Seagate 2.4TB Enterprise Performance 10K 2.5-inch Hard Drive
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:
    - Vintage and obsolete products list updated

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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