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Little Snitch 4.4 has Security Fix, New Features and Bug Fixes (July 1st)
There's an important update to Little Snitch. The version 4.4 release notes has info on a Security fix, new features, improvements and bug fixes. (They ask users to upgrade before details of the vulnerability are published.)
As of post time the download page doesn't list it, but the release notes say compatibie with macOS Catalina (10.15).
Update: On July 16th they posted version 4.4.2 that includes new fixes.
Developer Beta Updates
July 2nd Developer releases updates.
(July 2nd Beta 3 of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 were originally "f" builds.)
  • macOS Catalina 10.15 beta 3 (19A501i)
  • Xcode 11 beta 3 (11M362V)
  • iOS 13 beta 3 (17A5522g) - "g" released July 8th
  • iPadOS 13 beta 3 (17A5522g) - "g" released July 8th
  • tvOS 13 beta 3 (17J5515e)
  • watchOS 6 beta 3 (17R5521e).
(The first Public betas of these OS's were released last week. Apple's Beta FAQ has answers to questions on joining and unenrolling.)

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Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
Other News, Reviews, Tips, OT (later added first)

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List of Updates, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software and driver updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    June 24th to 28rhå, 2019 News Archive
  • Developer Beta Updates and Public Beta Releases
  • 2 More Ways to Load Catalina Beta on your Mac, Including the Best Way
  • Safari Technology Preview 86 Release Notes (D/L for Mojave and Catalina beta)
  • How to Set Up macOS 10.15 Catalina in Parallels Desktop
  • OWC Envoy Pro EX USB-C SSD - up to 980 MB/s
  • Jony Ive to form independent design company with Apple as client
  • Inside Apple's Long Goodbye to Design Chief Jony Ive
  • Time Was Up for Jony Ive and Apple's Cult of Design
  • Apple says it doesn't track you, but apps on iPhone sure do
  • Apple Hires Key Chip Designer From ARM as Own Efforts Ramp Up
  • Numbers for Mac version 6.1
  • Pages for Mac version 8.1
  • Keynote for Mac version 9.1
  • iOS Numbers version 5.1
  • iOS Pages version 5.1
  • iOS Keynote version 5.1
  • Part 2 of Guide on Pro Audio for Your First Home Studio
  • Chrome 75.0.3770.100 Stable Channel Update
  • Review of Kingston DC500 Series Enterprise SATA SSD
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - Find out which macOS your Mac is using (added Catalina info)
    - How to test an issue in another user account on your Mac
    - Automatically manage connection settings in Mail on your Mac
    - How to use Mail Connection Doctor

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