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macOS Mojave 10.14.2, Security Updates for High Sierra and Sierra released
Available via software update or download pages below. Here's the 10.14.2 release notes (see below for security fixes in 10.14.2 and security updates for 10.13.6/10.12.6):
macOS Mojave 10.14.2
- Adds RTT (real-time text) support for Wi-Fi calling.
- Adds a menu item to News for opening a story in Safari.
- Resolves an issue that may prevent iTunes from playing media to third-party AirPlay speakers.

- Allows administrators to enable FileVault via MDM for mobile accounts & users created by MDM.
- Allows users to reset their login password at the login window when that password has expired via a password policy.
- Resolves an issue that prevents displays from working when connected to MacBook Pro models introduced in 2018, if certain third-party USB graphics devices are also connected."

Here's the article about the security content of macOS Mojave 10.14.2, Security Update 2018-003 High Sierra, and Security Update 2018-006 Sierra.

Downloads of the Updates:

FYI on Nvidia Web Driver Updates:
(There's been no Mojave Nvidia web driver updates yet, but a reminder to 10.13.6/10.12.6 users of Nvidia's web graphics drivers.) New OS updates or later build numbers after Security Updates typically break currently installed Nvidia web graphics drivers. I'd switch to the default Apple driver and reboot before updating, if your card is supported with the default drivers. If not, wait for a Nvidia driver update. (Some non-Mac EFI cards are not supported by default OS X drivers.)
(As usual, I'll post download pages for Nvidia updates when spotted in the news and video page.)

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Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
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Previous News Archive Summary:
    November 12th to 16th, 2018 News Archive
  • Download Pro Video Formats 2.0.7 (codecs)
  • Final Cut Pro 10.4.4 update (release notes)
  • Final Cut Pro X introduces third-party workflow extensions
  • Compressor 4.4.2 update (release notes)
  • Motion 5.4.2 update (release notes)
  • Mainstage 3.4.1 update (release notes)
  • Safari Technology Preview 70 Release Notes
  • How to Upgrade Memory in 2018 Mac mini (video)
  • More reviews of the 2018 Mac mini
  • Apple updates 15" MacBook Pro with AMD Vega GPU options
  • How to Customize Trackpad Gestures in macOS Mojave
  • Little Snitch 4.2.3 (4 bug fixes)
  • Security Updates for Adobe Photoshop CC and Flash Player
  • Microsoft Office for Mac (365/2019) 16.19 (18110915) Update
  • OWC adds new Thunderbolt 3 Dock model with 14 ports (Space Gray or Silver)
  • $39 USB-C Travel Dock Compatibile with New iPad Pro
  • Civilization VI iOS: Known Issues
  • Chrome 70.0.3538.110 Stable Channel Update
  • Firefox 63.0.3 release notes (bug fixes)
  • When does Firefox alert for breached sites? (mozilla blog)
  • SVS Subwoofer Control iOS App v1.3.43 update
  • Download 05.30.50 Update for 2016 LG OLED TV 55/65 B6P model
  • Nvidia Introduces the Quadro RTX 4000
  • QSAN XCubeNAS XN5004T NAS Review
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - What to do if iTunes doesn't recognize your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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