Dec. 26th to 28th, 2016 News Archive -
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Apple/products related News, Upgrades, Tips, PR:
(Dec. 28th-30th) 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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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:
    December 19th-23rd, 2016 News Archive
  • 802.11ac Time Capsule/AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.7.8
  • 802.11N AirPort Base Stations/Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.6.8
  • Tip for Can't Boot from External Drives after macOS Sierra 10.12.2 update
  • New MacBook Pros Fail to Earn Consumer Reports Recommendation (battery)
  • How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists (op-ed)
  • Blog about Purgeable Space in macOS
  • Cook assures employees Apple committed to Mac, 'great desktops' coming
  • Predicting and Preparing for Hard Drive Failures using SoftRAID
  • Freeware VM VirtualBox 5.1.12 (includes 3 OS X host related fixes)
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - About macOS Recovery
    - Apple Web Server notifications
    - How to free up storage space on your Mac
    - How to use the LG UltraFine 4K Display with MacBook or MacBook Pro
    - About Mac notebook batteries (Optimizing, Troubleshooting, Servicing batteries)
    - Get help with video issues on external displays connected to a Mac
    - What to do if iTunes doesn't recognize your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
    - About Search on your Apple TV (4th generation)
    - Get Help with Home Sharing for iTunes libraries
    - How to update the software on your AirPort base station
    - How to Reset the System Management Controller on your Mac
    - Using 4K displays, 5K displays, and Ultra HD TVs with your Mac
    - If you forgot passcode for your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or device disabled
    - Protecting Security Information (about Apple product security key, PGP)
    - About security content of AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.7 & 7.7.7
    - How to connect devices & displays with Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

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