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Safari Technology Preview 173
See the release notes for a list of changes, fixes and improvements.
A download is available for macOS Sonoma beta and macOS Ventura.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
Micromat MachineProfile 1.4.19 update
Changes in MachineProfile version 1.4.19 (free profile app):
  • Added MacBook Air (15-inch, M2, 2023) support.
  • Added Mac Studio (2023) support.
  • Added Mac Pro (2023) support.
  • Updated location and machine identification strings.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
- Intel-based Mac or Apple Silicon Macs.
- OS X 10.9 or greater, including macOS 13 Ventura.
iOS/iPadOS Firefox 114.4 and Mac Firefox 114.0.2 updates (later first)
June 27th Firefox for iOS/iPadOS 14 or later version 114.4 (app store link)
- "Bug Fixes".

June 20th Firefox 114.0.2 release notes lists:
  • Several crash fixes.
  • Web Extensions: Fixes for 114 regressions in our Native Messaging support.
Chrome 114.0.5735.198 Browser Update for Mac
(June 26) Chrome 114.0.5735.198 Stable Channel Update for Mac & Linux (Google)
- Includes 4 security fixes.
Micromat Lifespan 1.0.6 update
Micromat Lifespan ("safety monitor for flash media") v1.0.6 (use in-app update).
  • Fixed intermittent Lifespan Agent crash.
  • Fixed CoreStorage volume name issue.
  • Added additional logging of device parameters.
  • Other minor fixes and enhancements.
- Intel-based Mac or Apple Silicon Macs via Rosetta 2.
- OS X 10.10 or later, including macOS 13 Ventura.
Pixelmator for iOS/iPadOS Update
Pixelmator version 3.0 (app store link) for iOS/iPadOS 15.0 or later.
- See linked app store page for fixes and improvements.
(FYI: version 3.0.2 was released on July 5th.)
This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates Topic based Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS/tvOS Users.
Other Software and Firmware Updates
Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software/driver updates & troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    June 19th to 23rd, 2023 News Archive
  • Safari 16.5.1 for macOS Monterey & Big Sur (important security fix).
  • macOS Ventura 13.4.1 (important security fixes).
  • macOS Monterey 12.6.7 Update (important security fix).
  • macOS Big Sur 11.7.8 Update (important security fix).
  • iOS 16.5.1 and iPadOS 16.5.1 Updates (important security fixes).
  • watchOS 9.5.2 and watchOS 8.8.1 Updates (important security fix).
  • iOS 15.7.7 and iPadOS 15.7.7 Updates (important security fixes).
  • Apple Service Utility for Studio Display & iPhone TrueDepth Camera Repairs.
  • Apple App Store Connect version 1.12.
  • Apple TestFlight Update.
  • Developer tools to create spatial experiences for Apple Vision Pro.
  • Apple expands Self Service Repair & updates System Configuration process.
  • Microsoft Office for Mac version 16.74.1 (more Outlook fixes).
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles
  • LG C3 & G3 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.11.30.
  • LG B2 OLED TV Firmware Update 03.30.74.
  • LG CX/GX/WX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.41.40.
  • LG BX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.41.40.
  • Sony Z9D, A1E, 2016-2019 TVs Firmware Update 6.7215.

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