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Little Snitch 5.5 Update
October 12, 2022 dated Little Snitch 5.5 update for macOS Big Sur, Monterey & Ventura.
The release notes for version 5.5 lists improvements, macOS Ventura support, and bug fixes.
VirtualBox 7.0.0 (major update)
(On Oct. 20th VirtualBox 7.0.2 released with several MacOS Host fixes.)
Freeware VM VirtualBox version 7.0.0, a major update. (Oct. 10, 2022)
The Change Log has a long list of new features. Here are a few macOS related ones:
  • macOS host: Dropped all kernel extensions. VirtualBox relies fully on the hypervisor and vmnet frameworks provided by Apple now. At the moment the implementation lacks "Internal Networking" functionality. This will be provided at a later date.

  • macOS host: Providing a Developer Preview package for systems with an Apple silicon CPU. This is unsupported work in progress, and is known to have very modest performance.

  • GUI: Improved theme support on all platforms. Linux and macOS use native engine...
iOS 16.0.3 Update
Info from about iOS 16.0.3 Update:
This update provides bug fixes and important security updates for your iPhone including the following:

- Incoming call and app notifications may be delayed or not delivered on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

- Low microphone volume can occur during CarPlay phone calls on iPhone 14 models.

- Camera may be slow to launch or switch between modes on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

- Mail crashes on launch after receiving a malformed email.
About the security content of iOS 16.0.3 lists a fix for Mail (CVE-2022-22658).
"Processing a maliciously crafted email message may lead to a denial-of-service".
- Here's Apple's iPhone discussion forum.
watchOS 9.0.2 Update
Info from about watchOS 9.0.2 Update
This update includes improvements and bug fixes for your Apple Watch.

- Interruptions to streaming audio on Spotify.

- Snooze alarm notifications continue after the alarm is deleted for AssistiveTouch users.

- Incomplete syncing of Wallet and Fitness data for newly paired Apple Watch.

- Audio from microphone interrupted for some Apple Watch Series 8 and Ultra users.
Apple's Security Updates page says "This update has no published CVE entries".
- Here's Apple's Watch discussion forum.
Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, PR (later added first)
Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first) Topic based page of Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS Users.
Chrome Stable and Extended Stable Channel Desktop Browser Updates
Other News, Software and Firmware Software Updates (later first)
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:
    October 3rd to 7th, 2022 News Archive
  • Safari Technology Preview 155.
  • iOS Firefox 105.1, Firefox 105.0.3/105.0.2.
  • TechTool Pro 15.0.5.
  • Pixelmator Pro version 3.0.1.
  • iOS Chrome browser 106.0.5249.92.
  • Apple Celebrates 100 million songs.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
  • How to Make Sound Bridges in Premiere Pro.
  • LG C2 & G2 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.20.70.
  • LG C6 & E6 OLED TVs Firmware Update 05.65.10.
  • Yamaha CD-S303/CD-S303RK Firmware Update 1.48.
  • OWC Copy That - Data Management Software.

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