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macOS 10.15.7 Supplemental Update (with downloads)
Nov. 5th released Supplemental Update for macOS 10.15.7 with several security fixes.
Here's the download pages dated Nov. 11th. (See note on "Combo" update.)

The larger "Combo" update lists the same 3 fixes from the original 10.15.7 update.

  • Resolves an issue where macOS would not automatically connect to Wi-Fi networks
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent files syncing through iCloud Drive
  • Addresses a graphic issue that may occur on iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2020) with Radeon Pro 5700 XT
(Apple originally called the Combo update a Delta, now corrected.)
Little Snitch version 4.6 (for Catalina) and v5.0 (for Big Sur)
Little Snitch version 4.6 for macOS Catalina and version 5.0 for Big Sur.
See the release notes for version 5 and version 4.6.
(On Nov. 9th, version 5.0.1 was released.)
HomePod Software Update 14.2
About HomePod Software Updates says version 14.2 includes support for new Siri, Intercom, and Home Theater features and also has bug fixes and improvements. (See linked page for details.)
iOS 14.2, iPadOS 14.2, tvOS 14.2, iOS 12.4.9, watchOS 7.1/6.2.9/5.2.9   [= skip =]
Apple/Products related News, Updates, Rumors, Tips, PR (later added first)

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Recent 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, Tips, Firmware/Software Updates, PR, OT (later added 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:
    October 26th to 30th, 2020 News Archive
  • AirPods Pro Service Program.
  • Firefox 82.0.2 and 82.0.1 updates.
  • Little Snitch 5 Beta 2 (for macOS Big Sur).
  • Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results.
  • Transform an Old Mac Mini Into a Media Server Using Plex.
  • How to Enable iCloud Keychain on Your Mac.
  • Apple's Clips app gets its biggest update ever (v3.0).
  • Clips app version 3.0 for iOS 14.0 or later.
  • Apple's Privacy Report, Safari 14, and You.
  • Apple Buys Vilynx Self-Learning AI Video Startup to Improve Apps.
  • Tax and price changes for apps and in-app purchases.
  • Apple Developing Smaller AirPods Pro, Revamped Entry-Level Model.
  • iPhone 12 and 12 Pro Teardown.
  • Envoy Pro Elektron: Fast, Tough, USB-C Bus-Powered SSD from $99.
  • Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2020
  • XPG GAMMIX S50 Lite PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD Review
  • libbluray 1.2.1 (fixing bugs & improving support for UHD Blurays).
  • Bug in HDMI 2.1 chips Affect AV Receivers, XBOX Series X & NVIDIA Cards
  • Onkyo RZ Series Receivers Tips, Tricks and Firmware Updates
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.

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