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Another Report on Radeon RX 580 8GB in a Mac Pro
Added a fifth report on stock (not flashed) Radeon RX 580 8GB in a Mac Pro.
Phil's report is another on a Sapphire Pulse RX 580 8GB in a Mac Pro 5,1 (12 core) running macOS 10.12.6. (3 others on Sapphire Pulse model, 1 on Sapphire Radeon RX 580 Nitro+ Special Edition.) Native driver support in macOS 10.12.6 or later and supports Apple Metal. (Not flashed so no boot screen until OS/driver loads.)
Nvidia Graphics Driver Updates for 10.12.6/10.11.6 builds with Security Update 2018-002
See Details and Download Pages.
(This is the second driver update for these builds.)
Carbon Copy Cloner v5.1.1 Update (release notes)   [= Details =]

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Final Cut Pro X 10.4.2 Update (bug fixes)
The Final Cut Pro v10.4.2 update includes 4 bug fixes (from release notes).
"Before installing a Final Cut Pro X update, verify that your system still meets Final Cut Pro X system requirements. Then make sure to back up your current version of the Final Cut Pro X application and your Final Cut Pro libraries.

New in Final Cut Pro X 10.4.2
  • Fixes an issue in which selecting multiple clips using the Shift key or marquee selection could inadvertently select other clips in the timeline.

  • Fixes an issue in which XML import may not preserve color effect and color board settings.

  • Dragging events between libraries no longer uses XML and correctly copies all settings & media.

  • Removes unnecessary settings that were included in XML 1.7 export."
  • Apple also has an article on graphics card compatibility.
    Apple/products related News, Software Updates, Tips, PR: (later added first) FYI: Added a tip from Lars on problems he had installing Security Update 2018-001 (10.13.4).
    (His comments added below the updates info/links.)

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    Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:
    (including one I missed last week.)

    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:
      April 23rd to 27th, 2018 News Archive
    • Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.4 build 17E202
    • Security Update 2018-001 for macOS 10.13.4 (D/L), Safari updates, and iOS 11.3.1
    • Carbon Copy Cloner v5.1 Update (new features)
    • Watch Steve Jobs passionately defend his commitment to Apple in 1997
    • Visualizing Layers in Web Inspector (Safari Technology Preview)
    • Apple ends production of AirPort base stations
    • How to Quickly Free Up Mac Storage Space
    • Twitch (Game) reruns on macOS, Linux and iOS
    • AirDrop Tips for Mac and iOS Users
    • Web Inspector Styles Sidebar Improvements in Safari 11.1
    • Fortnite (Battle Royale) v3.6.0 (iOS 11 or later)
    • Video: Introducing the OWC Mercury Helios FX (eGPU Chassis)
    • VLC Media Player 3.0.2 released (bug fixes/faster decoding on macOS)
    • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
      - How to use Activity Monitor on your Mac
      - Choosing a Wi-Fi router to use with Apple devices
      - How to record the screen on your Mac using Quicktime Player
      - How to use Restrictions in iTunes on your Mac or PC
      - About the 'Trust This Computer' alert on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
      - How to get help with iOS update and restore errors
      - How to use a firmware password on your Mac, with list of supported models
      - Using Apple Pay in stores, within apps, and on the web
      - Prepare for changes to macOS Server
      - How to redownload apps, music, movies, TV shows, and books from the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, and App Store

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