News items you should check out: Dec. 15

Since I can’t cover everything, I’ll often direct your attention to articles from various other sources worth your time.

° From 9to5Mac: Apple has patched the Log4Shell iCloud vulnerability, after it was last week revealed that a security hole in the open-source tool log4j put millions of apps at risk.

° From AppleInsider: Apple and Google are using their market power to create domineering self-contained ecosystems, according to a UK regulator, enabling the tech giants to have a “vice-like grip” over mobile devices that limits competition.

° From MacRumors: The Apple TV+ app is now rolling out to Sky Q and Sky Glass TV devices, following a deal between Apple and Comcast earlier this year.

° From Macworld: The next limited Apple Watch activity badge will be “Ring in the New Year” available starting January 1, 2022. 

° From MacVoices: Terri Morgan and Chris Demiris of Luma Touch recently won the Apple’s prestigious “iPad App of the Year” award for iPad video editing app LumaFusion. On the new episode, they join host Chuck Joiner to talk about what the award means to them, how they found out, and why they credit Apple for providing the tools to build an amazing app.

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.