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macOS Monterey 12.6.9 (ImageIO security fix)
What's new in the updates for macOS Monterey for version 12.6.9 says:
"This update provides important security fixes and is recommended for all users."
About the security content of macOS Monterey 12.6.9 lists 1 CVE (ImageIO) fixed,
that "Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited".
You can check feedback in Apple's macOS Monterey discussion forum.
macOS Big Sur 11.7.10 (ImageIO security fix)
What's new in the updates for macOS Big Sur version 11.7.10 says:
"This update provides important security fixes and is recommended for all users."
Security fixes in macOS Big Sur 11.7.10 lists 1 CVE (ImageIO) fixed,
that "Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited".
(To get 11.7.10 instead of an Upgrade, check "Other Updates" in Software Update panel.)
If the update doesn't show, try checking from a Safe Mode boot.
You can check feedback in Apple's macOS Big Sur discussion forum.

M1 Mac mini updated to macOS 11.7.10 (from 11.7.9) using Safe Mode.
Software Update listed macOS 11.7.10 as 2.2 GB (from 11.7.9), but D/L was 3.36 GB.
M1 mini firmware version still 8422.141.2 from the macOS 11.7.9 update.
iOS 15.7.9 and iPadOS 15.7.9 (ImageIO security fix)
(FYI: This update is not compatibile with devices that can run iOS16/iPadOS16.)
AirPods Firmware Update 6A300/6A301
Release notes from firmware updates for AirPods version 6A300/6A301:
"When used with iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma, AirPods firmware update 6A300/6A301 takes the AirPods Pro (2nd generation) experience to the next level with Adaptive Audio, Conversation Awareness, and Personalized Volume. This update also adds convenience and control on calls with press to mute and unmute for AirPods (3rd generation), AirPods Pro (1st and 2nd generation), and AirPods Max, as well as significant improvements to the Automatic Switching experience for all available AirPods across Apple devices with the latest software updates."
Apple Sept. 12th, 2023 Event New Product Announcements
Mac Pixelmator Pro 3.4.1 Update
Pixelmator Pro version 3.4.1 for macOS 11.0 or later. (app store link)
"Adds 3 new stunning mockups for iPhone 15 Pro. This update also fixes an issue of drag and drop not working when dragging layers from Pixelmator Pro to the Mail app."
Apple News and Press Releases
Firefox Updates for Mac and iOS/iPadOS
Other News, Software and Firmware Updates (later first)
Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates Topic based Apple Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watch/tvOS Users.
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:
    September 4th to 8th, 2023 News Archive
  • macOS Ventura 13.5.2 (ImageIO security fix).
  • iOS 16.6.1 and iPadOS 16.6.1 (ImageIO & Wallet security fixes).
  • watchOS 9.6.2 Update (Wallet security fix).
  • Safari Technology Preview 178.
  • Carbon Copy Cloner 6.1.7 adds macOS Sonoma support, bug fixes.
  • Micromat Lifespan 1.0.8 update.
  • Micromat TechTool Pro 18.0.3 Update.
  • Apple Arcade to launch four new games & 40+ Updates in September.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles
  • LG C3 & G3 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.20.06 (many changes).
  • Panasonic DP-UB420/UB820/UB9000 4K/UHD Players Firmware 1.76.
    - Post has change note, feedback, and firmware download.
    - Page also has details, notes, and settings tips for Panasonic 4K/UHD players.

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