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Unigine Benchmarks with Nvidia macOS 10.12.6 (16G1212) driver & GTX-1050 Ti card
Bill sent OpenGL Unigine Valley & Heaven benchmark scores using the Nvidia web driver for macOS 10.12.6 (16G1212) with a GTX-1050 Ti in his Hackintosh. (Includes list of system hardware, CPU, etc.)
 
Apple Logic Pro X 10.4 Update (new features/enhancements)
Apple has a press release on Logic Pro X 10.4 Update's Smart Tempo feature and powerful effect plug-ins. The Logic Pro X 10.4 release notes has a very long list of new features and enhancements.
 
Nvidia CUDA 387.128 & Graphics Driver Updates for macOS 10.13.3, 10.12.6, 10.11.6
(These are Nvidia updates for the Apple macOS/OS X updates below.)
  • (Jan. 25th) CUDA 387.128 for macOS (Here's a direct download link)
    "CUDA driver update to support CUDA Toolkit 9.1, macOS 10.13.3 and NVIDIA display driver 378.10.10.10.25.156.
    Supported macOS - 10.13.x"

  • (Jan. 25th) Quadro & GeForce Driver 378.05.05.25f06 for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 (16G1212).
    (Here's a direct download link)

  • (Jan. 25th) Quadro & GeForce Driver 346.03.15f12 for OS X 10.11.6 (15G19009).
    (Here's a direct download link)
    The driver page text mentions a very old CUDA v7.5.30, but If you already have CUDA installed, check the prefs for an update. (The last CUDA version that listed OS X 10.11.x support on the download page was CUDA 8.0.90, but the D/L page listing isn't always accurate.)

  • (Jan. 24th) Quadro & GeForce Driver 387.10.10.10.25.156 for macOS 10.13.3 build 17D47.
    (here's a direct D/L link) All their High Sierra driver pages have an install note:
    "Installation Note:
    Because of improvements in macOS security, the Security & Privacy Preferences may open during the installation process. If it does, click "Allow" in order for the NVIDIA Graphics Driver to load, then return to the Installer and click "Restart"."
(Same direct download links for 10.12.6/10.11.6 I posted before the download pages were online. 10.12.6/10.11.6 new builds are with Security Update 2018-001 installed.)
 
macOS 10.13.3, Security Updates for Sierra & El Capitan (Info and Download pages)
See Details and Download pages for macOS 10.13.3 (Delta, Combo and iMac Pro versions) and Security Update 2018-001 for macOS Sierra (10.12.6) and OS X El Capitan (10.11.6). (Also info on security fixes in Safari 11.0.3 for OS X 10.11.6, 10.12.6, and 10.13.3.)
 

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Apple Support/How-To Article Updates: (later first)
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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 updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    January 15th to 19th, 2018 News Archive
  • SoftRAID 5.6.4 Update (new features and bug fixes)
  • Little Snitch v4.0.5 (long list of bug fixes/improvements)
  • Speedometer 2.0: A Benchmark for Modern Web App Responsiveness
  • Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac 16.9.0 Update (See release notes)
  • Tech 101: Checking Battery Health on a MacBook
  • A new bug can crash iOS and macOS with a single text message
  • Apple accelerates US investment and job creation ($350B over 5 years)
  • Seven More Mac Features You Should Take for a Spin
  • Apple's MacBook Air turns 10
  • macOS Sierra vs High Sierra
  • Stop by OWC Lounge at Sundance for a chance to Win $5,000 in gear
  • Freeware VM VirtualBox v5.2.6 (see change Log for list of fixes)
  • Dolby Vision Firmware Updates for Select Sony HDR TVs
  • Review of 500GB Crucial MX500 SSD
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - Recommended settings for Apple Wi-Fi routers and access points
    - Availability of the Apple TV App and supported apps
    - How to Transfer photos and videos from iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    - If you can't send or receive messages on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    - If you get an error when trying to activate iMessage or FaceTime

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