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Carbon Copy Cloner version 5.1.17 Update
See CCC 5.1.17 release notes for details on 11 fixes/improvements.
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Logic Pro X 10.5 (major update)
Apple has a press release on the "biggest update ever" to Logic Pro X. The version 10.5 release notes has a very long list of new features, enhancements, performance improvements and fixes. (Requires macOS 10.14.6 or later, 64-bit processor.)

Logic Remote iOS App Update
Also updated is iOS Logic Remote App version 1.4 (for iOS 13.1 or later).
The app store page lists these new features:
- Control Live Loops from iPad /iPhone by triggering cells or switching between scenes.
- Use Multi-Touch to perform Remix FX on individual tracks or the entire song mix.
- Browse and add Apple Loops to your Live Loops projects from your iPad.
(The Logic Remote release notes has a huge list of changes.)

Safari Technology Preview 106
The Safari Technology Preview 106 release notes lists improvements to Web Inspector, Async Scrolling, Web Animations, CSS, JavaScript, WebRTC, Web API, Media, Rendering, and a bug fix. (Enabled using credentials for same-origin CSS mask images.)
Download available for macOS Mojave and macOS Catalina.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)

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Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR (later added first)
Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first)
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
Other News, Updates, and Tips
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 4th to 8th, 2020 News Archive
  • Apple updates 13-inch MacBook Pro (Keyboard, Storage & Performance)
  • eGPU 101: A Primer on External Graphics Processing Units
  • Apple Will Begin to Reopen U.S. Stores in Four States
  • Apple awards $10M from Advanced Manufacturing Fund to COPAN Diagnostics
  • VIDEO: Introducing the OWC ThunderBay 8 Pro-Grade Storage Solution
  • VIDEO: How to Install a GPU Card in the Akitio Node Titan
  • Pixelmator Pro 1.6.2 (macOS 10.13 or later, with 64-bit processor)
  • Pixelmator for iOS version 2.5.1 (for iOS 11.0 or later)
  • Apple to host virtual Worldwide Developers Conference beginning June 22
  • Firefox for iOS version 25.0 (improvements and security fix)
  • SteamVR has ended macOS support (see notes for mac users)
  • Yamaha LAN Monitor V1.4.1 for Mac (macOS 10.15-10.13)
  • Firefox 76.0.1, Firefox ESR 68.8, Chrome 81.0.4044.138 Updates
  • Firmware Updates for LG 4K/UHD Players (with Drive/Servo update)
  • OWC's CEO on Product & Shipping Safety Amid COVID-19
  • LG 65GXPUA OLED Ultra HDTV Review
  • Lenovo ThinkVision P27u-10 Monitor Review
  • Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects - Tools (Part I)
  • Intel's 10th Gen Comet Lake for Desktops Hits 10 Cores & 5.3 GHz
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

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