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Apple Daily Report: Egypt gives Apple 60 days to end ‘unfair restrictions’ nonlocal distributors (and more news)

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, at the end of each week day, we’ll offer this wrap-up of news items you should check out. 

Egypt, where iPhone prices are up to 50% higher than elsewhere in the Middle East, has given Apple 60 days to end what it claims are unfair restrictions on local distributors or face legal action, according to Bloomberg.

Verizon has updated its customer service app, My Verizon. It now supports fully app-based eSIM activations on the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and XR.

All three of Epic’s Infinity Blade games are no longer available for purchase on the iOS App Store, the company announced. The company says the development of upcoming game “Spyjinx” and other projects has made it “increasingly difficult” to maintain support for the Infinity Blade series at a high level.

Every month usually delivers one or two good macOS games but these past two months were insane. October and November were excellent for Mac gaming, according to Mac Gamer HQ.

WatchGuard Technologies, which specializes in network security solutions, today issued its quarterly Internet Security Report for the third quarter of 2018. For the first time ever, Mac-based malware appeared on WatchGuard’s list of the top 10 most common types of malware. For more information, download the full report here.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.