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Mac GarageBand version 10.4.11 update
GarageBand version 10.4.11 update for macOS 13.5 or later.
Per release notes, "This update includes stability improvements and bug fixes."
About the security content of GarageBand 10.4.11 lists 1 CVE (CVE-2024-23300).
Speedometer 3.0 (Browser Benchmark)
Info on Speedometer 3.0 from Apple's webkit site.
"As announced on today, in collaboration with other browser engine developers, Apple's WebKit team is excited to introduce Speedometer 3.0, a major update that better reflects the Web of today. It's built together by the developers of all major browser engines: Blink, Gecko, and WebKit with hundreds of contributions from companies like Apple, Google, Intel, Microsoft, and Mozilla. This post is a deep dive into how the collaborative Speedometer project improved the benchmark's measurements methods and test content.)..."
More details at the linked page.
Apple Service Utility for Studio Display & iPhone TrueDepth Camera Repairs
On March 11, 2024 Apple posted a revised Apple Service Utility (4 MB) download.
(The download page info is the same except for system requirements.)
"Apple Service Utility is used to configure:
  • Apple Studio Display after logic board and display repairs.
  • Applicable iPhone models after TrueDepth Camera repair.

For more information about when Apple Service Utility may be needed, please refer to the repair manual for your intended repair."

System Requirements:
macOS Sonoma 14.0 or later.

(The June 2023 version required macOS Ventura 13.3 or later.)
Apple News and Press Releases (later first)
Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates Apple Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watch/tvOS/Vision Pro Users.
(Now has a Apple Vision Pro section.)
Other News, Software and Firmware Updates
Previous News Archive Summary:
    March 4th to 8th, 2024 News Archive
  • New M3 MacBook Air 13-inch and 15-inch.
  • Little Snitch version 5.7.4 (Wi-Fi fix for macOS 14.4 users).
  • Safari 17.4 for macOS Ventura & Monterey (6 CVEs fixed).
  • macOS Sonoma 14.4 Update (68 CVEs fixed).
  • macOS Ventura 13.6.5 Update (26 CVEs fixed).
  • M1 Mac Mini Firmware Update.
  • macOS Monterey 12.7.4 Update (26 CVEs fixed).
  • visionOS 1.1 Update (16 CVEs fixed).
  • watchOS 10.4 Update (24 CVEs fixed).
  • tvOS 17.4 Update (24 CVEs fixed).
  • HomePod Software Update 17.4.
  • Safari Technology Preview 190.
  • Xcode 15.3 released.
  • iOS 17.4 & iPadOS 17.4 (40 CVEs fixed).
  • iOS 16.7.6 & iPadOS 16.7.6 (19 CVEs fixed).
  • iOS 15.8.2 and iPadOS 15.8.2 Updates.
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles
  • "Friday Night Baseball" returns to Apple TV+ on March 29 .
  • Apple introduces transcripts for Apple Podcasts.
  • Apple TestFlight version 3.5.1.
  • Firefox for iOS/iPadOS 15 or later version 123.4.
  • LG C2 & G2 OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.40.93.
  • Firefox 123.0.1 Update (6 bug fixes)..

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