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Carbon Copy Cloner version 5.1.11 Update (Catalina Compatible)
See CCC 5.1.11 release notes for details on 8 fixes/improvements.
(Available via in-app update or full download at bombich.com/download.)
 
Revised macOS 10.14.6 Supplemental Update Released
On August 26th, Apple posted a revised macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Supplemental Update (originally released August 1st). The revised update includes new bug fixes, and a security fix. After installation the macOS Mojave 10.14.6 build number is 18G95. Apple revised the download page date and list of changes - which now includes more than just a fix for sleep problems.
"macOS 10.14.6 Supplemental Update (Aug. 26, 2019)
This update contains bug fixes that improve the stability, performance, and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users. This update:

  • Resolves an issue that may cause certain Mac notebooks to shut down during sleep
  • Fixes an issue that may degrade performance when working with very large files
  • Addresses an issue that may prevent Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iMovie, and GarageBand from updating "
  • The download page now lists the size as 1.26 GB. (Aug. 1st release listed 954.8 MB.) Apple also posted a new article About the security content of macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Supplemental Update today. (The original Aug. 1st update had none.)

    FYI: Apple revised the macOS 10.14.6 Update (delta and combo) download pages, they're now dated August 26th. (They were originally posted July 22nd.) I assume this is to add the 10.14.6 Supplemental Update.
     

    Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR (later first)
    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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    iOS 12.4.1, tvOS 12.4.1, watchOS 5.3.1 Updates released (Aug. 26th)

    Developer Beta Updates
    August 27th to 30th Developer releases (later first).
    • Reality Composer beta 5 (104.2)
    • macOS Catalina 10.15 beta 7 (19A546d)
    • Xcode 11 beta 7 (11M392r)
    • iOS 13.1 beta (17A5821e)
    • iPadOS 13.1 beta (17A5821e)
    • tvOS 13 beta 8 (17J5564c)
    • watchOS 6 beta 9 (17R5575a)
    (Apple also has Public betas. See the Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.)
     

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    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.)
    Previous News Archive Summary:
      August 19th to 23rd, 2019 News Archive
    • Carbon Copy Cloner v5.1.10 Released
    • Safari Technology Preview 90 (available for Mojave/Catalina)
    • Mac Pixelmator Pro version 1.4.1 update
    • Micromat TechTool Pro 11.0.5 update
    • VLC Media Player for Mac v3.0.8 update
    • How to Clean Install macOS Catalina
    • Apple readies Larger Macbook Pro, Camera-Focused Pro iPhones, new iPads
    • Video: How to Install a PCIe SSD in a (Late 2013) 27-inch iMac
    • Tribune's iPhone 7 radio frequency radiation tests exceed FCC limits
    • A Used Mac Buyer's Guide
    • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates
      - How to Back up your Mac with Time Machine.
      - How to use Apple Diagnostics on your Mac.
      - How to transition from Back to My Mac.
      - Institutions that support health records on iPhone and iPod touch.
      - How to Transfer Time Machine backups from one backup disk to another.

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