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Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.5 Update
Changes in MachineProfile version 1.4.5 (use in-app update check):
  • Added iMac (24-inch, M1, 2021) support.
  • Updated Sparkle to avoid a possible crash during the update process.
  • Updated location and machine identification strings.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
DisplayLink Manager macOS App v1.4 (for macOS Big Sur & Catalina)
The DisplayLink macOS USB Software page has DisplayLink Manager Graphics Connectivity v1.4 macOS app. Read the 1.4 release notes (text file download) for more details.
(Previous DisplayLink software for macOS is under "Legacy Releases" on the macOS page.)
June 2nd Downloads of Security Updates for macOS Catalina & Mojave
Original May 24 updates broke Kerberos, but now Apple's posted June 2 dated Download Pages. (Hopefully that means issues are fixed.)
Updates to Pages, Numbers & Keynote apps for Mac and iOS/iPadOS
(Mac apps require macOS 10.15 or later. iOS apps require iOS/iPadOS 13.1 or later.) FYI: I've seen 2 posts from macOS Big Sur 11.1/11.2 users on problems trying to run the above v11.1 iWork app updates. (1 later said updating to macOS 11.4 solved it.)
Micromat Drive Scope 1.2.13 update
Changes in Drive Scope version 1.2.13 (use in-app update check):
  • Updated to support Apple's NVMe SMART library for NVMe.
  • Fixed timer issues encountered in the Self-Test feature for SATA.
  • Fixed a few reported user interface issues.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
Firefox 89.0 and Firefox ESR 78.11 updates
(Download links are on the release notes pages.)
Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, PR (later first)

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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.
Other News, Software/Firmware Updates, PR, OT (later 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:
    May 24th to 28th, 2021 News Archive
  • Carbon Copy Cloner 6.0.1 Update.
  • Safari Technology Preview 125.
  • About Security Update 2021-003 Catalina.
  • About Security Update 2021-004 Mojave.
  • About macOS Big Sur 11.4 update.
  • Safari 14.1.1 security update (Mojave/Catalina).
  • iOS 14.6 release notes.
  • iPadOS 14.6 release notes.
  • tvOS release notes.
  • watchOS 7.5 release notes.
  • DisplayLink Manager macOS App v1.3.1 (Big Sur & Catalina).
  • M1 Mac Mini Now Available With 10G Ethernet.
  • New patch optimises the XCOM 2 Collection on iOS.
  • New Apple Developer Forums features now available.
  • Apple Entrepreneur Camp participants break barriers.
  • Mac Apps: Activity Monitor, Font Book, Digital Color Meter, Grapher.
  • Apple's online Worldwide Developers Conference starts June 7.
  • Automatic Text Expansion & Replacement Shortcut Apps for Mac.
  • Chrome 91.0.4472.77 Stable Channel Update (32 security fixes).
  • About USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, Thunderbolt 4, and USB4.
  • Sony Z9D, A1E TVs Firmware Update 6.7165.
  • LG CX/GX/WX OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.21.21.
  • Yamaha AVRs Update for HDMI 2.1 Compatibility (HDMI board).
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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