January 15th to 19th, 2018 News Archive- xlr8yourmac.com
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SoftRAID 5.6.4 Update Released
(Update On Feb. 20th they released SoftRAID 5.6.5.)
See details on new features and bug fixes including reporting total bytes written for most SSDs, and code signed DMG download. (Free 30-day trial available for SoftRAID full & Lite versions.)
Apple/products related News, Updates, Tips, 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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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 updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    January 8th to 12th, 2018 News Archive
  • Reader Report: Radeon R9 280X 3GB in 2008-2012 Mac Pros (macOS 10.12.6)
  • Nvidia Web Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.2 build 17C205
  • Spectre mitigation Security Updates for macOS 10.13.2, Safari 11.0.2 and iOS 11.2.2
  • High Sierra bug lets you log into App Store prefs with any PW (fixed in 10.13.3 beta)
  • 10 Mac Features You Probably Don't Use But Should
  • Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player (APSB18-01)
  • Prevent High Sierra from Downloading Automatically & Turn Off Notification
  • OWC ThunderBlade V4, ThunderBay 4 (Thunderbolt 3), Envoy Pro EX Thunderbolt 3
  • VMware Workstation, and Fusion security updates
  • Meltdown and Spectre: clearing up the confusion
  • Intel Security Issue Update: Addressing Reboot Issues
  • Intel Security Issue Update: Initial Performance Data Results for Client Systems
  • Nvidia Product Security Bulletins on Updates for Speculative Side Channels
  • Netstor NA611TB3 Portable NVMe Enclosure Review
  • Nvidia Big Format Gaming Displays 65"/G-SYNC/4K/120Hz/HDR/SHIELD Built-In
  • ASUS 21.6-inch ProArt PQ22UC Professional OLED Monitor (asus)
  • Samsung Unveils "The Wall", First Modular MicroLED 146-inch TV
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - If your iTunes backup couldn't be completed or you can't restore from a backup
    - About speculative execution vulnerabilities in ARM-based and Intel CPUs
    - About the security content of macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Supplemental Update
    - About the security content of Safari 11.0.2 (v11604. & 12604.
    - About the security content of iOS 11.2.2
    - How to Use Siri on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

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