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Previous News Archive Summary:
    December 17th to 21st, 2018 News Archive
  • Report on Free Utility to Convert APFS to HFS+ (with backup option)
  • Performance Gains when Migrating Storage from Older Mac Pro to 2018 Mac mini
  • How to Revert a drive from APFS back to HFS+ (using terminal)
  • OWC Announces Availability of 72-piece Advanced Toolkit
  • Sid Meier's Railroads! for macOS updated to 64-bit, Metal Graphics
  • 3 Months of Mojave: What Works, and What Still Doesn't
  • OWC VP of Software Engineering Talks APFS, T2 Chip at MacSysAdmin 2018
  • Geekbench 4.3.2 (Bug fix for 2018 Mac Mini and iOS crash at startup)
  • Civilization VI for iOS version 1.0.6 (iOS 11 or later)
  • Optimizing Siri on HomePod in Far-Field Settings
  • Freeware VM VirtualBox 6.0.0 (Major Update)
  • Intel 1.6TB SSD DC P4610 Series Review
  • iOS 12.1.2 Released
  • 04.10.15 Update for 2018 LG OLED TV B8, C8, E8, W8 (US) models
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - How to create a bootable installer for macOS
    - iCloud Security Overview
    - How to use Blackmagic eGPU with your Mac
    - How to use an external graphics processor with your Mac
    - Get help with video issues on external displays connected to your Mac
    - Availability of the Apple TV App and supported apps
    - How to rebuild the Spotlight index on your Mac
    - Apple web server notifications (security fixes)
    - Find closed-captioned and subtitled content in the iTunes Store
    - About backups for iOS devices
    - Get help using iCloud Mail
    - Redeem App Store & iTunes Gift Cards, Apple Music Gift Cards, and content codes

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