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Resource id #59802.11ac Time Capsule/AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.7.9
Improves the security of all AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac. (Related doc notes fixes for Key Reinstallation vulnerability and close range code execution on the Wi-Fi chip.)

802.11N AirPort Base Stations/Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.6.9
Improves the security of all Apple 802.11n Wi-Fi base stations including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule. (Doc on specifics notes fixes for Key Reinstallation vulernability.)

iMac Pro available Dec 14, other News/Updates, PR
iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1 release notes (includes Homekit security fix). New iMac Pro has an impressive 200%-300% speed bump. iMac Pro arrives December 14, starting at $4,999. Deus Ex returns to macOS with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Mac 101: Customizing Finder Views, Part 1. Developer News - Betas of iOS 11.2.5, tvOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, macOS 10.13.3. Apple Buys Shazam to Boost Apple Music. Why doesn't Apple make its devices as carefully as it's making Apple Park? GRID Autosport for iOS v1.2.1 (see list of fixes).

Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates
How to Update the firmware on your AirPort base station. About the security content of AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.7.9. About the security content of AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.9. About the security content of Safari 11.0.2. About the security content of iCloud for Windows 7.2. About the security content of iTunes 12.7.2 for Windows. Get started with iBooks. How to Manually manage content on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using iTunes. How to send iTunes Gifts via email, and Resend iTunes Gifts. Listen to music on your Apple Watch.

Other News, Firmware Updates, Tech, PR, OT
v04.70.36 Update for 2017 LG OLED B7P, C7P, E7P, G7P, W7P TVs (Dolby no audio when switching HDMI input). 2015-2017 Yamaha Aventage AVR, CX-5100 Firmware Updates (Adds HLG and Dolby Vison passthrough for CX-A5100 and many 2016/2017 models). Security updates for Flash Player. Amazon Prime Video HDR10+ content arrives December 13th. AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition: Overlay, App & More for 2017. HP patches hundreds of laptops to remove (disabled) keylogger. Is Alexa Really Eavesdropping on You? NVIDIA Titan V "Most Powerful PC GPU Ever Created" ($2999).

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.5 Release Notes
See post for list of more than a dozen fixes/improvements.

D/L Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.2 build 17C89
Direct download of new v378.10.10.10.25.103 driver for build 17C89 from 10.13.2 Combo Update.

Download Nvidia CUDA 387.99 Update (supports macOS 10.13.2)
See post for Info and download link. Download page notes "CUDA driver update to support CUDA Toolkit 9.0, macOS 10.13.2 and NVIDIA display driver 378.10.10.10.25.102" and lists supported macOS 10.13.x. (The previous CUDA 9.x versions were reported to work in macOS 10.12.6, despite not listing it on the download page. Curious if this version does as well, but not able to test that personally.) Update - Although the download page for this CUDA update lists driver .102 for build 17C88, I saw a report that it works with the later web graphics driver 378.10.10.10.25.103 for build 17C89 (10.13.2 combo update).

D/L Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.2 (build 17C88)
Download page and direct download link for driver v378.10.10.10.25.102 for macOS 10.13.2 Build 17C88 (non-beta 10.13.2 release). (A reader that used the 10.13.2 COMBO update said his build number was 17C89, not 88 - see above for later .103 driver update.)

D/L Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.12.6 (build with Security Update 2017-002)
Download page and direct download link for driver v378.05.05.25f04 for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 build 16G1114. (New build after installing Security Update 2017-002 for Sierra.)

D/L Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for OS X 10.11.6 (build with Security Update 2017-005)
Download page and direct download link for driver 346.03.15f11 for OS X 10.11.6 build 15G18013. (The build number after installing Security Update 2017-005 El Capitan.)

macOS 10.13.2, Safari 11.0.2, Security Updates for Sierra and El Capitan
Post has info on 10.13.2 changes/fixes from D/L page, doc on security fixes and download pages for macOS 10.13.2 update/Combo, Security Update 2017-005 for El Capitan and Security Update 2017-002 macOS Sierra. (Post also has a warning to users of Nvidia's web drivers about OS updates breaking previously installed web drivers.)

iTunes 12.7.2 update released
'Minor app and performance increases'. (Post includes info on how to download iTunes 12.6.3 that still has the built-in app store included.)

Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.13.1 (build with Security Update 2017-001)
Post updated with download for driver v378.10.10.10.20.109 for macOS 10.13.1 Build 17B1003, the build number of the revised Security Update. Also listed here is Nvidia Graphics Driver v378.10.10.10.20.108 posted for macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 build 17B1002.

Security Update 2017-001 for macOS High Sierra (updated info/download pages)
(Post updated for revised apple info, download pages for 10.13/10.13.1 and new article on repairing file sharing after installing Security Update 2017-001 for macOS 10.13.1.) Security Update 2017-001 for macOS High Sierra 10.13/10.13.1 to address password/authenticaion issue reported earlier. (Post includes reminder to users of Nvidia web graphics drivers about updates/new builds breaking web driver.)

Report on Low-Cost Vantec USB 3.0 PCI-e Card (Mac Pro 5,1, macOS 10.13)
Reader report on a $23 Vantec USB 3.0 PCIe card from Microcenter in his Mac Pro 5,1 running macOS 10.13. (Card came with an SATA to Molex power adapter.)

D/L Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for OS X 10.11.6 (build with Security Update 2017-004)
Download for Nvidia Graphics Driver update for the macOS 10.12.6 build with Oct. 31st Security Update 2017-004 El Capitan installed. See post for notes on CUDA updates/links.

Report on using CUDA 9.0.222 in macOS 10.12.6 (w/Nvidia web driver)
See post for notes from a reader with Mac Pro (2009 with 5,1 EFI update) using CUDA 9.0.222 in macOS 10.12.6 (with Security Update 2017-001 and new Nvidia web graphics driver installed). Nvidia's CUDA 9.0.222 download page only lists macOS 10.13.x support.

D/L Nvidia Graphics Driver Update for macOS 10.12.6 (build with Security Update 2017-001)
Download for Nvidia Graphics Driver update for the new build of macOS 10.12.6 after Oct. 31st Security Update 2017-001 Sierra installed. See post for notes on CUDA updates/links.

Reader's Unigine Benchmarks with Nvidia macOS 10.13 driver and GTX-1050 Ti card
Bill sent Unigine 'Valley' and 'Heaven' benchmark scores from his hackintosh with (pascal) GTX-1050 Ti OC card using Nvidia web drivers for macOS High Sierra 10.13. (Scores were almost identical to his previous benchmarks in 10.12.6.)

macOS High Sierra Tips, Compatibility Info and Troubleshooting
Links to articles on macOS 10.13 tips, compatibility info on SSD upgrades and Apps, creating a bootable macOS 10.13 installer, Troubleshooting install problems and more.

Docs/Info on Apple's APFS File System Conversion in High Sierra
Apple, CCC and OWC articles on APFS compatibility and automatic conversion for macs with internal boot SSD.

Reader's Unigine Benchmarks with Nvidia 10.12.6 driver and GTX-1050 Ti card
Bill sent Unigine 'Valley' and 'Heaven' benchmark scores from his hackintosh with (pascal) GTX-1050 Ti OC card using Nvidia web drivers for macOS Sierra 10.12.6.

Previous Updates, Tips, DIY Mac Upgrades and Repairs
Updates, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, and Tips you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/Software updates and Troubleshooting, to Hardware upgrades and repairs.)


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