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Carbon Copy Cloner v5.1.3 Update (release notes) (July 17th - v5.1.4 released 27th)
Available via in-app update for CCC 5.x users. Info from the v5.1.3 release notes:
  • Fixed an issue that would prevent CCC's User Agent from finding updates to CCC.

  • Minor improvements to error handling related to creating snapshots.

  • Animations are now reduced for 10.12+ users that are using the "Reduce motion" setting in the Accessibility preference pane.

  • Improved performance of the "Find and replace corrupted items" checksumming pass on systems that have exceptionally fast storage.

  • Fixed a edge-case couple crashing issues.
  • More info on Carbon Copy Cloner 5 (including 30 day trial) at
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    Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates: (later added first)
    (includes several I missed last week.)

    Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.

    Other News and Software Updates
    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:
      July 9th to 13th, 2018 News Archive
    • Benchmarks with Nvidia macOS 10.13.6 driver and GTX-1050 Ti card (Hackintosh)
    • 2018 MacBook Pros with Faster CPUs, New Keyboard, Radeon Pro, More
    • Nvidia Graphics Driver Updates for 10.12.6/10.11.6 builds w/Security Update 2018-004
    • Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.6 (Build 17G65)
    • macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, Security Update 2018-004 for 10.12.6/10.11.6, Safari 11.1.2
    • iTunes 12.8, iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2 Updates
    • Nvidia CUDA 396.148 for macOS High Sierra released
    • Mac Pixelmator 3.7.3 update (bugfix)
    • LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2, built with Metal
    • How to Recover Deleted Safari Browsing History on a Mac
    • Microsoft Office for Mac (365/2016) v16.15 Update
    • Security Updates for Acrobat, Reader, Connect, Experience Manager, Flash Player
    • Learn the Power of rsync for Backup, Remote, Archive Systems
    • Adobe to Launch Photoshop for iPad in 2019
    • About the security content of iTunes 12.8 for Windows
    • About the security content of iCloud for Windows 7.6
    • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
      - Identify your MacBook Pro model (added 2018 models)
      - Mac computers that have the Apple T2 chip (added 2018 MacBook Pro)
      - About Startup Security Utility (for Macs with T2 chip)
      - About Secure Boot for Macs with Apple T2 Chip
      - About encrypted storage on your new Mac (for Macs with T2 chip)
      - How to select a different startup disk
      - My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing limits
      - Using USB accessories with iOS 11.4.1 and later
      - How to Play audio to multiple speakers with AirPlay
      - AirPlay system requirements (About AirPlay and AirPlay 2)
      - How to Replace an AirPod or charging case
      - About backups for iOS devices

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