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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:
    December 18th to 22nd, 2017 News Archive
  • Keeping Your Mac Secure, Part 2: FileVault
  • Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 46
  • Do Mac Hard Disk Drives Need to be Defragmented?
  • Sid Meier's Civilization VI v1.0.1 (for iOS 11/compatible iPad)
  • Aspyr posts Civilization VI Mobile FAQ
  • Apple Plans Combined iPhone, iPad & Mac Apps to Create One User Experience
  • Amazon Prime Video app v5.1.2 (iOS 9 or later)
  • Life Is Strange v1.1 (OS X 10.11 or later)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III update
  • Customizing Finder Views, Part 2
  • Micromat Drive Scope 1.1.2 Update (fixes and improvements)
  • Freeware VM VirtualBox 5.2.4 (bug fixes)
  • LG to unveil new 4K and 5K Thunderbolt 3 monitors at CES 2018
  • Crucial MX500 1TB SSD Reviews
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - About Secure Boot (iMac Pro)
    - About Startup Security Utility (iMac Pro)
    - How to use Time Machine to back up or restore your Mac
    - Adapters for connecting a display to the Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port
    - iMac memory specifications
    - How to Install memory in an iMac
    - If you forgot the passcode for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, or device is disabled
    - How to select a different startup disk (added info on Startup Security Utility)
    - How to Set up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    - How to Set up the Apple TV Remote app
    - How to Use Restrictions in iTunes on your Mac or PC
    - Get help with item purchased from App Store, iTunes Store, or iBooks Store
    - How to View, change, or cancel your subscriptions

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