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DisplayLink 5.1.1 USB Software Update for macOS Mojave
The DisplayLink macOS USB Software releases page has an April 18th, 2019 dated 5.1.1 software update for macOS Mojave. (Software for older macOS versions are listed down the main page - no changes since Oct. 2018 updates.)
New OWC Aura Pro X2 NVMe SSD Upgrades
Sponsor OWC announced new Aura Pro X2 NVMe SSD Upgrades for Late 2013 - Mid 2015 Retina MacBook Pros, Mid 2013-2017 MacBook Airs, 2014 Mac Mini and 2013 Mac Pros. See down this Aura Pro X2 SSD Upgrades page for available models, up to 2TB drive only or upgrade kits with SSD, tools & transfer enclosure. (They now have a blog post on these SSDs.)
Yamaha adding AirPlay 2 support, eARC, More + Steinberg Mac USB Driver Update
Due to length, see details on FW updates for AirPlay 2, eARC, More on the Audio/HT page.

They also posted Yamaha Steinberg USB Driver version 1.10.5 for Mac (macOS 10.14-10.11).

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Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, Op-Ed, PR
Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.

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Other News, Software Updates, Reviews, and Tips
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 and driver updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    April 8th to 12th, 2019 News Archive
  • tvOS 12.2.1 (16L250) update
  • Security Updates for Adobe Flash Player, Acrobat and Reader, Dreamweaver, Adobe XD, InDesign, Experience Manager Forms, Adobe Bridge CC
  • Pixelmator Pro version 1.3.3 update
  • How to Add a Smart Folder to the Dock
  • New WebKit Features in Safari 12.1
  • OWC ThunderBlade Named a Best of Show at NA
  • Webkit Article on Link Click Analytics and Privacy
  • Apple TV Will Probably Get Disney+ (op-ed)
  • Netflix confirms AirPlay support dropped
  • Security Updates for VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion
  • Intel Releases Security Updates, Mitigations for Multiple Products
  • Multiple VPN applications insecurely store session cookies
  • MyCar Controls Mobile App Security Update (iOS and Android)
  • WPA3 design issues and implementation vulnerabilities
  • 03.50.31 Update for USA 2019 LG OLED TVs C9PUA, E9PUA, W9PUA
  • Firefox 66.0.3 update release notes
  • Microsoft April 2019 Patch Tuesday
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - About Startup Security Utility
    - Create a NetBoot, NetInstall, or NetRestore volume
    - If You Forgot passcode for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch or device is Disabled
    - About Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD software updates (added 12.2.1 info)
    - Use Continuity to connect Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch
    - Find out which macOS your Mac is using
    - How to Set up and use iCloud Photos
    - Apple web server notifications (security fixes)

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