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Safari Technology Preview 73 and Firefox 64.0.2 Updates
January 9th Safari Technology Preview 73 Release Notes.
Download available for macOS Mojave and High Sierra.
Update: Version 74 was released on Jan. 23rd.
January 9th release notes for Firefox 64.0.2
Fixed a browser crash on MacOS
Fixed video stuttering on Youtube
Fix updates for some lightweight themes
Properly restore column sizes in developer tools inspector
Updated the Japanese translation for missing strings
Adobe Security Updates for Digital Editions, Flash, Connect
Jan. 8th Adobe bulletins on security updates for Flash Player, Connect and Digital Editions.
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(later first) 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.)
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Previous News Archive Summary:
January 1st to 4th, 2019 News Archive SMC Reset Tip (not in Apple's article - fixed iMac FW800 port problem)
Mac Browser Benchmarks - Which is Fastest?
Security Updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader
Civilization VI iOS: Known Issues (added note on Dec. 13th update crash)
Quick Tip: Protect Template Files with Finder's Stationery Pad
OWC Acquires Akitio - Maker of Premium External Storage Products
Apple Phone Phishing Scams Getting Better
App Store caps record-breaking 2018 with blockbuster holiday week
Letter from Tim Cook to Apple investors
LG announces 2019 OLED TVs with HDMI 2.1, 8K, and Alpha 9 chipset
Review of CalDigit T4 (Thunderbolt 3)
Review of 1.92TB Samsung 983 DCT NVMe SSD
Review of QNAP TS-963X NAS
Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
- How to check for Wi-Fi Issues using your Mac
- How to use the Voice Memos app
- Prepare for changes to macOS Server 5.7.1
- Vintage and Obsolete Products Listing
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