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(Hope to have Jman's Benchmarks of a dual NVMe SSD PCIe card in his Mac Pro posted by Fri.)

Apple/products related News, Updates, Tips, PR (later added first)   [= Skip =]
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.

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Safari Technology Preview 73 and Firefox 64.0.2 Updates
January 9th Safari Technology Preview 73 Release Notes.
(Download available for macOS Mojave and High Sierra.)

January 9th release notes for FIrefox 64.0.2
  • Fixed a browser crash on MacOS
  • Fixed video stuttering on Youtube
  • Fix updates for some lightweight themes
  • Properly restore column sizes in developer tools inspector
  • Updated the Japanese translation for missing strings
Adobe Security Updates for Digital Editions, Flash, Connect
Jan. 8th Adobe bulletins on security updates for Flash Player, Connect and Digital Editions.
 
Other News, Updates, Rumors, PR, OT (later added first)

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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:
    January 1st to 4th, 2019 News Archive
  • SMC Reset Tip (not in Apple's article - fixed iMac FW800 port problem)
  • Mac Browser Benchmarks - Which is Fastest?
  • Security Updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader
  • Civilization VI iOS: Known Issues (added note on Dec. 13th update crash)
  • Quick Tip: Protect Template Files with Finder's Stationery Pad
  • OWC Acquires Akitio - Maker of Premium External Storage Products
  • Apple Phone Phishing Scams Getting Better
  • App Store caps record-breaking 2018 with blockbuster holiday week
  • Letter from Tim Cook to Apple investors
  • LG announces 2019 OLED TVs with HDMI 2.1, 8K, and Alpha 9 chipset
  • Review of CalDigit T4 (Thunderbolt 3)
  • Review of 1.92TB Samsung 983 DCT NVMe SSD
  • Review of QNAP TS-963X NAS
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - How to check for Wi-Fi Issues using your Mac
    - How to use the Voice Memos app
    - Prepare for changes to macOS Server 5.7.1
    - Vintage and Obsolete Products Listing

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
  


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