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macOS Mojave released
Apple has a press release that macOS Mojave (18A391) is available now. (Requirements, notes to make a backup, etc. in Upgrade to macOS Mojave page.) See below for related support articles. (They've also added a macOS Mojave discussion forum.)
 
tvOS 12.0.1 released
Apple has posted tvOS 12.0.1 (build 16J380). Release notes say "This update includes general performance and stability improvements." (Link in release notes for "Aerial screen savers" is still incorrect as of post time.)
 
Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (There's a very long list of updated articles from Sept. 17th-21st.)
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
 
macOS DisplayLink USB Graphics Software v5.0 for macOS Mojave
The DisplayLink macOS USB Software releases page now has a Sept. 24th dated v5.0 for macOS Mojave. (On Sept. 12th they posted v4.3 for macOS 10.11 to 10.13.6 and a beta v5.0.)
 
Apple/products related News, Software Updates, Tips, PR (later first)   [= Skip =]
Nvidia CUDA 410.130 for macOS High Sierra   [= Details =]
(The video topics page has Nvidia driver D/L pages for macOS 10.13.6, 10.12.6, 10.11.6 & more.)
 
Carbon Copy Cloner v5.1.5 Update (Mojave Compatible)   [= Details =]
Also a related blog post that CCC 5.1.5 is ready for macOS Mojave.
(General Info on Carbon Copy Cloner 5, including 30 day trial at bombich.com.)
 
Updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps for Mac and iOS   [= Details =]
 
Safari 12, Xcode 10, iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, Apple Support 2.4 for iOS 11 [= Details =]

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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 updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    September 10th to 14th, 2018 News Archive
  • DisplayLink USB Graphics Software Updates for OS X/MacOS & Beta for Mojave
  • SoftRAID v5.7 update supports Mojave (see important notes).
  • Geekbench 4.3 release notes
  • OWC Releases ThunderBay 6 RAID (6 bay enclosure)
  • Microsoft Office for Mac (365/2016) 16.17 (18090901) Update
  • Hackintoshes point to a weakness with Apple's computer lineup
  • How to Get Ready for macOS Mojave articles and tips
  • New Features in the macOS Mojave Safari Browser
  • "Life is Strange: Before the Storm" available now for Mac
  • Apple Sept. 2018 Special Event Video
  • HomePod adds new features and Siri languages
  • Press releases on new iPhones and Watches
  • Aspyr games problems with macOS High Sierra (updated)
  • Op-Eds on unsafe apps removed again from Mac App Store
  • Articles on Purchased iTunes Movies removed without notice
  • Security Updates for Flash Player and ColdFusion
  • Sony Z9D (LCD) and A1E (OLED) TVs Firmware Update
  • Microsoft September Patch Tuesday Summary
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - Deploying apps in a business environment with iTunes updated
    (now download version of iTunes with built-in App store is v12.6.5.)
    - Apple web server notifications (security fixes)
    - iTunes 12.9 for Windows includes security fixes.
    - If Face ID isn't working on your iPhone X.

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