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Intel Core i9-9900K Hackintosh Benchmarks - macOS 10.14.5 vs 10.13.6
Bill sent updated Benchmarks (CPU, OpenCL, Metal) with Mojave 10.14.5 vs High Sierra 10.13.6, added to his article on Intel 8 Core i9-9900K Hackintosh with dual 1TB NVMe SSDs, 32GB RAM, and RX580 Nitro+ graphics card.
Logic Pro X 10.4.6 Update (long list of fixes)
The Logic Pro X version 10.4.6 Update (for macOS 10.13.6 or later) release notes has a long list of changes/fixes related to Stability/Reliability, Performance, Accessibility, Dynamic Plug-in Loading, Mixer, Automation, Plug-ins, Apple Loops, Undo, Control Surfaces/MIDI Controllers, Articulations, Flex Time and Pitch, Takes/Comping, Key Commands, Export and 'General'.
DisplayLink version 5.2 USB Software Update for macOS Mojave
The DisplayLink macOS USB Software releases page has v5.2 software update for macOS Mojave. (Software for older macOS versions are listed down the main page - last updates were in Oct. 2018.)
Developer Beta Updates
July 9th Developer releases updates.
  • macOS Mojave 10.14.6 beta 4 (18G71a)
  • iOS 12.4 beta 6 (16G5069a)
  • watchOS 5.3 beta 5 (16U5566a)
(Apple also has Public betas. See Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.)

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Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first)
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Other News, Reviews, 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 and driver updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    July 1st to 5th, 2019 News Archive
  • Little Snitch 4.4 has Security Fix, New Features and Bug Fixes
  • 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).
  • New Mac Pro Details from Catalina Beta 2, Expansion Slot Utility lives again
  • Pro Audio: How to Choose the Best Computer for Music Production
  • Sony Android TVs Firmware Update 6.6520 (Wifi fix for Oreo)
  • Review of GeForce RTX 2070 Super and RTX 2060 Super
  • 2TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2 SSD Review
  • Mozilla blog on fixing Antivirus errors (TLS/man in the middle)
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - Isolating issues in Mac OS X.
    - Use an external graphics processor with your Mac.
    - Troubleshooting no sound from internal speakers on your Mac.
    - Apple Vintage and obsolete products.
    - How to get your Apple Watch ready for service.
    - Institutions that support health records on iPhone.

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