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Apple Beta Updates
Current Developer releases as of April 8, 2021.
  • macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 7 (20E5229a)
    (below from April 7th)
  • iOS 14.5 beta 7 (18E5198a)
  • iPadOS 14.5 beta 7 (18E5198a)
  • watchOS 7.4 beta 7 (18T5194a)
  • tvOS 14.5 beta 7 (18L5203a)
    (below from March 2nd)
  • Xcode 12.5 beta 3 (12E5244e)
    (below from Feb. 17th)
  • Apple Configurator 2.14 beta (6A9)
Apple also has Public betas. See Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.
(Public beta version updates are usually shortly after developer releases.)
 
macOS GarageBand version 10.4.3 (bug and security fixes)
GarageBand version 10.4.3 for macOS Big Sur. (Requires macOS 11.0 or later)
Info from the GarageBand for macOS release notes:
  • This update contains stability improvements and security updates.
    (Apple's security updates page notes "details available soon")
  • Adjusting the Limiter level parameter in the Smart Controls
    no longer causes an unexpected drop in level.
Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR (later added first)   [= skip =]
Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first)   [= skip =]
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
 
Other News, Software/Firmware Updates, PR, OT (later first)   [= skip =]
Safari Technology Preview 123
See the release notes for a complete list of improvements & bug fixes.
A download is available for macOS Big Sur and Catalina.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)

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Little Snitch version 5.1.2 Update
March 30 dated Little Snitch 5.1.2 update for macOS Big Sur.
See the release notes for version 5.1.2 new features and bug fixes.
 
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/driver updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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