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Airport Express (802.11N) Firmware Update adds AirPlay 2 Support
Apple's released a firmware update for the 802.11N Airport Express to add AirPlay 2 support. The how to update AirPort base station firmware article lists firmware version 7.8 with this info:
"About AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.8 Information
Firmware update 7.8 adds AirPlay 2 support to 802.11n AirPort Express base stations."
(Date on firmware 7.8 page has been corrected.)
 
macOS 10.13.6 Supplemental Update 2 for 2018 MacBook Pros (w/Touch Bar)
This 'supplemental' update is available via software update for those models (only) or this download page which lists the same info as the first supplemental update:
"macOS 10.13.6 Supplemental Update 2 for MacBook Pro (2018) (1.3 GB)
The macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 Supplemental Update 2 improves the stability and reliability of MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (2018) computers, and is recommended for all users."

(My earlier comment follows, before Apple posted the update download page.)
I saw Apple's Developer releases list new macOS 10.13.6 Builds 17G2307 & 15P6805, so assumed another update for 2018 MBPs. (The late July Supplemental update for 2018 MacBook Pros was posted shortly after the Dev page listed 10.13.6 builds 17G2208/15P6703. Although not mentioned on the download page, thought to be an attempt to fix throttling issues with some 8th gen Core CPUs.)
 


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Apple/products related News, Software Updates, Tips, PR: (later first)
Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates: (later first)
(Includes 2 I missed last week)

Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
 

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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.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    August 20th to 24th, 2018 News Archive
  • Apple is Planning a New Low-Cost MacBook and Pro-Focused Mac Mini
  • How to Use the Mac Console App to Diagnose a Crash
  • How to Find PWs for Wi-Fi Networks You've Signed Into
  • Adobe Photoshop CC Security update
  • Free Mortal Empires DLC pack for WARHAMMER/II early Autumn
  • Major update for ROME: Total War on iPad (v1.9.1)
  • Meet the People Helping Tim Cook Run Apple
  • Aspyr Refund Request FAQ
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - How to keep all your messages in iCloud
    - Troubleshooting Mail on Mac keeps asking for a password
    - If you can't sign in to your iMessage account or FaceTime on a Mac
    - How to use Time Machine to back up or restore your Mac
    - Backup disks you can use with Time Machine
    - About iCloud Photo Library
    - If payment method is declined, or you have a billing issue in App Store or iTunes Store

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