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= Recent Updates/Articles =
|New Apple TV 4K, M2 iPad Pro, New iPads|
(links are Apple press releases)
- Apple introduces the powerful next-generation Apple TV 4K
- A15 Bionic chip, adds HDR10+ support, 64GB/128GB models from $129,
with availability beginning Friday, November 4.
- Apple introduces next-generation iPad Pro, supercharged by the M2 chip
- "Features a next-level Apple Pencil hover experience, ProRes video capture, superfast Wi-Fi 6E, and powerful features in iPadOS 16". Available to order now. (See PR for models/pricing.)
- Apple unveils completely redesigned iPad in four vibrant colors
- "Featuring a large 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display, the powerful A14 Bionic chip, advanced cameras, fast wireless connectivity, USB-C, support for the new Magic Keyboard Folio, and more." Available to order now. (See PR for models/pricing.)
|VirtualBox 7.0.2 Update|
Freeware VM VirtualBox released version 7.0.2 on October 20, 2022.
The Change Log for 7.0.2 lists fixes and a known issue. Here are the macOS related ones:
(Previous v7.0.0 was a major update, see note on Apple Silicon Macs.)
- Known issue: VMs having more than one vCPU configured will not work properly on macOS Catalina due to an unknown memory corruption issue. Either lower the number of vCPUs to 1 or upgrade to BigSur or later where the issue does not occur
- macOS hosts: Added workaround for a bug in the Hypervisor framework on Catalina causing VERR_NEM_MAP_PAGES_FAILED errors when starting a VM. (bug #21128)
- macOS hosts: Re-introduced support for internal networking, this is considered a bit experimental still
- macOS hosts: Fixed VM crash when the guest tries to access a microphone or webcam
|Safari Technology Preview 156|
See the release notes for a list of changes, fixes and improvements.
A download is available for macOS Monterey 12.3 or later and macOS Ventura beta.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
|Firefox 106.0.1, Firefox ESR 102.4, iOS Firefox 106, Firefox Focus 106
|Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR (later added first)
|This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates
Topic based page of Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS Users.|
|Other News, Tips, and LG TV 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:
October 10th to 14th, 2022 News Archive
- Little Snitch 5.5 (Bug Fixes and Ventura Support).
- VirtualBox 7.0.0 (major update).
- iOS 16.0.3 (bug and security fixes).
- watchOS 9.0.2 (bug fixes).
- Apple Entrepreneur Camp applications now open.
- Apple introduces Ask Apple for developers.
- Microsoft Office for Mac v16.66.1/16.66 (security updates for Word/Office Suite).
- Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
- Chrome 106.0.5249.119 Stable Channel Update for Desktop.
- LG B7/C7/E7/G7/W7 OLED TVs Firmware Update 06.05.10.
- Yamaha Steinberg USB Driver v3.1.3 for macOS 11.x and macOS 12.x.
(no longer requires Rosetta 2 for Apple Silicon Macs - see install notes.)
- Playstation 5 System Software version 22.02-06.02.00.04.
For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
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