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About iTunes 12.5.1, iOS 10.0.1, (Apple TV) tvOS 10.0, WatchOS 3.0 Updates:
  • iTunes 12.5.1 released
    "Now with an all-new Apple Music design which brings greater clarity and simplicity to every aspect of the experience. This update includes support for iOS 10. It also adds enhancements designed for macOS Sierra including:
    - Siri. Play music from your Library and Apple Music using your voice. Just ask Siri.
    - Picture-in-Picture. Watch videos as you multitask and use different apps. Your video floats above your desktop in any corner of the screen.
    Available via software update or full download at
    (system requirements on linked page.)

  • Apple TV (4th generation) Software Update 10.0 release notes (aka tvOS 10.0)

  • Xcode 8.0 for OS X 10.11.5 or later (app store link)
    - includes Swift 3, and SDKs for macOS Sierra, iOS 10, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10.
    (See full change list down the linked page. Doc on security fix below.)

  • iOS 10.0/10.0.1 release notes. See below for docs on security fixes and Home app
    (iOS 10.0.1 released to address problems with the 10.0 update.)

  • watchOS 3.0 release notes (see below for doc on security fix)

  • iOS GarageBand v2.1.2 (iOS 10.0 or later)
    - Stability improvements and bug fixes

  • Swift Playgrounds Now Available on the App Store (apple pr)
  • Apple Swift Playgrounds v1.0 for iOS 10 (app store link)

  • Youtube iOS app v11.35 (iOS 8 or later)
    - 3D Touch support: Force press on the YouTube icon to reveal quick actions for logged-in users

(Sept. 13th, 2016) Apple Support/How-To Article Updates:

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

Other News and Important Software Updates:

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    September 7th to 9th, 2016 News Archive
  • Download Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for OS X 10.11.6 (build 15G1004)
  • Download Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for OS X 10.10.5 (build 14F1912)
  • Review of Transcend JetDrive Lite 130 Storage Expansion Card for MacBook Air
  • Updated Blog on Carbon Copy Cloner 4 Support for macOS Sierra
  • Apple Sept. 7th Event Keynote and related Product PR
  • Apple Announces Sept. 20 Release for macOS Sierra
  • XCOM 2 v1.2.1 for OS X 10.11 or later (mac app store)
  • Firefox web browser for iOS v5.2
  • Apple Support Article Updates:
    - How to use Internet plug-ins in Safari for Mac
    - How to Identify your iPhone model (added iPhone 7)
    - How to Connect to Wi-Fi on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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